Mark Lockheart

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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.



Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2005 Duw  Wyr Lleuwen Steffan, Huw Warren & Mark Lockheart 1
2005 Moving Air Mark Lockheart 1
2009 In Deep Mark Lockheart 1
2013 Ellington in Anticipation Mark Lockheart 1

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