08/26/14

Saxist Mark Turner to Release ECM Leader Debut

Album features Avishai Cohen, Joe Martin, Marcus Gilmore

Saxophonist Mark Turner will release his debut album for ECM Records, Lathe of heaven, on Sept. 9. The recording also features Avishai Cohen, trumpet; Joe Martin, double bass; and Marcus Gilmore, drums. It’s the sixth album as a leader for Turner, and his first under his own name since 2001. He previously recorded for ECM with the trio Fly (with Larry Grenadier and Jeff Ballard), and has made appearances on ECM recordings by Billy Hart and Enrico Rava. Turner’s tour itinerary is below.

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Mark Turner

Sept 16 - Cambridge, MA at Regatta Bar
Sept 18-21 -New York, NY at Jazz Standard
Sept 23 - Chicago, IL at Constellation
Sept 24 - San Francisco, CA at Yoshi’s
Sept 25 - Santa Cruz, CA at Kuumbwa
September 26 - Columbus, Ohio at Wexner Arts
Sept 27 - Denver, Co at Dazzle
Sept 28 - Los Angeles, CA at Broad Stage

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