This is an album for those who like their jazz leaning toward cerebral
Saxophonist Mark Taylor makes his debut on Origin Records with After Hours (Origin 82398) featuring labelmates RadioAction. Recorded in Brooklyn, NY, this past January, After Hours features 8 tracks with original music by Mark Taylor, Whitney Ashe, Jacob Sacks as well as arrangements of tunes by Thelonious Monk, Carla Bley and Jimmy Garrison.
1. Bye Ya 4:34
2. After Hours 7:51
3. Sweet Little Maia 5:21
4. The Drifter 6:14
5. Foreshadow 8:13
6. Around Again 5:49
7. A Slippery Slope 7:14
8. Walker Evans 7:26
Produced by Matt Jorgensen, Mark Taylor & David Marriott
Recorded on January 14, 2002 at Acoustic Recording, Brooklyn, NY
Engineered by Michael Brorby
Mixed by Reed Ruddy on Feb. 4, 2002 at Studio X, Seattle WA
Mastered by Mark Guenther on Feb. 8, 2002 at Seattle Disc Mastering
Photography by Matt Jorgensen
Layout & Design by John Bishop/OriginArts
All Music Guide (Dave Nathan)
Working with fellow Origin labelmates, alto/soprano saxophonist Mark Taylor delivers his maiden album, featuring four compositions written by him or by the piano player on the session, Whitney Ashe. The remaining four are works similarly fashioned out of the modern jazz mold. Taylor is one of those younger jazz players who perceives this musical ge ...
Alto and soprano saxophonist Mark Taylor and labelmates RadioAction recorded this 8- track session in Brooklyn in January 2002. Opening with Monk's "Bye Ya," they serve notice that they are as entrenched in a modern style as they are reverential of the masters. Following a strong opening statement by Taylor, pianist Whitney Ashe delivers a muscular ...