Mark Lockheart (UK jazz saxophonist)

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Mark Lockheart is one of the most distinctive and creative musicians on the current British music scene. As a saxophonist and composer, his work often defies categorisation and crosses the boundaries of the jazz, new music and folk worlds. "Lockheart is a consummate saxophonist and a original and versatile composer" says The Rough Guide to Jazz.

Mark came to prominence in the mid 1980s with the influential and radical big band Loose Tubes, which he toured with throughout the USA and Europe and recorded with until its demise in 1989. The late 1980s also saw Mark composing and touring his own music, performing three times at Ronnie Scott's in London, and at festivals in Vienna, Paris and Berlin. Around this same time Mark was seen touring with Annie Whitehead and Roger Dean's Lysis.

The formation of the co-led Perfect Houseplants in 1992 saw the emergence of one of Mark's most important projects, which is still very much developing today.

Annotation last modified on 2008-01-07 08:50 UTC.



1993MatheranMark Lockheart, John Parricelli1
1998Through Rose-Coloured GlassesMark Lockheart1
2002Imaginary DancesMark Lockheart1
2005Duw  WyrLleuwen Steffan, Huw Warren & Mark Lockheart1
2005Moving AirMark Lockheart1
2008Casting AtmospheresSteve Adams, Mark Lockheart1
2009In DeepMark Lockheart1
2010Days Like TheseMark Lockheart And The NDR Big Band1
2013Ellington in AnticipationMark Lockheart1
2019Days On EarthMark Lockheart1
2019New DayHuw Warren, Mark Lockheart1
2019Salvator MundiMark Lockheart & Roger Sayer1
2022DreamersMark Lockheart2


2021DreamersMark Lockheart1

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