Saxist Mark Turner to Release ECM Leader Debut

Album features Avishai Cohen, Joe Martin, Marcus Gilmore

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Jimmy Katz

Mark Turner

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.

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