All highly respected and innovative band leaders in their own right this all star trio brings together three of the most exciting jazz musicians/composers in the UK. Featuring original material by all three members the trio will also explore radical rearrangements from the jazz and pop repertoire including Ellington, The Beatles, Monk and Cole Porter.
Mark has been chosen as the 2014 Jazz Electives composer by Town Hall & Symphony Hall (THSH) and Birmingham Music Service. Mark will write and lead a specially commissioned piece for 250 school children, to be performed in Symphony Hall at the flagship Generation Ladywood Showcase in June 2014.
Ellington In Anticipation, a brand-new project inspired by the music of Duke Ellington, taking many of his most revered compositions such as Satin Doll, Mood Indigo, Take The A Train, It Don’t Mean A Thing and Creole Love Call, will be released on the subtone records label in February 2013 and will be available for purchase from this website!
I'm pleased to announce that most of my recent releases (Days Like These, In Deep, Moving Air) and some of my back catalogue (Imaginary Dances) are now fully downloadable from itunes for 79p a track. Latest addition to itunes and amazon for download is my first album under my own name " Through Rose-Coloured Glasses" - More back catalogue to follow - so watch this space!