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Mark Lockett Quartet

When
Tue Apr 20th, 2021
Where

Doors open
8:00pm
Gig starts
8:00pm
Entry
PG
Cover charge*
$20/15
*Guide only - booking fees may apply
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You can’t refute that powerhouse drummer/composer and bandleader Mark Lockett loves the music of iconic jazz innovator/saxophonist Ornette Coleman. Having included a number of Coleman tunes on Locketts CDs it no surprise that Lockett would draw on Coleman for inspiration to penned a suite of new compositions.

Written for a cordless quartet the tunes incorporated Lockett's experiences of covid lockdown and touches of experiences from living in New York City. Lockett often works with an arranger and chose saxophonist Lucien Johnson for this project. “I wanted the tunes to be both joyful while allowing musicians the freedom to improvise not bound by complex harmonies”.

For this tour, Lockett debuts a smoking new quartet comprising of an all-star cast of Lucien Johnson (saxophone), Oscar Laven (trumpet) and Umar Zakaria (bass).


Tour Dates
Tue 20 Apr: Napier, Paisley Stage
Wed 21 Apr: Auckland, (Creative Jazz Club), Anthology Lounge
Thur 22 Apr: Hamilton, Nivara Lounge
Fri 23 Apr: Whanganui, Musicains Club

Tickets $15-$20, available from Eventfinda and the venue

Links
marklockett.com.au
Tags
jazz, Mark Lockett, Lucien Johnson, Oscar Laven, Umar Zakaria

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Mark Lockett Quartet
Wed 21st April
Anthology Lounge, Auckland
Mark Lockett Quartet
Thu 22nd April
Nivara Lounge, Hamilton
Mark Lockett Quartet
Fri 23rd April
Whanganui Musicians Club, Whanganui


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