Featuring: Mark Lockheart – Saxophones / Elliot Galvin – Keys / Tom Herbert – Bass / Dave Smith – Drums
Saxophonist, composer, and Jazz FM ‘Instrumentalist of the Year’ (2016), Mark Lockheart first came to prominence in the mid 1980s with the influential big band Loose Tubes.
In 1992 Mark formed the eclectic co-led quartet Perfect Houseplants, a group that released six albums and collaborated with classical artists such as the Orlando Consort, Andrew Manze and Pamela Thorby. He has since recorded and performed with many jazz, folk and pop artists, including: Django Bates, Kenny Wheeler, Norma Winstone Radiohead and many more. In 2019 Mark released Days On Earth, written for jazz sextet and 30-piece orchestra.
This brand-new group explores Mark’s multi-faceted outlook on music, through a mix of old and new compositions. Urgent and exciting grooves and improvising all cleverly crafted together within Lockheart’s unique but memorable tunes.
In partnership with NQ Jazz and The Yard. Made possible by Arts Council England’s Supporting Grassroots Live Music fund.
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