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Mark Helias Open Loose

Mark Helias - Bass, Tony Malaby - Tenor Saxophone, Tom Rainey - Drums "Without much fanfare, bassist Helias has been leading some great bands for more than a decade now. The latest edition of Open Loose features Tom Rainey's sonorous drums and Tony Malaby's sinewy tenor, and - as always - the emphasis is on supercharged, spur-of-the-moment interplay." -Davis, Village Voice

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Mark Helias Open Loose: The Signal Maker

Read "The Signal Maker" reviewed by John Sharpe


Bassist Mark Helias runs a tight ship. Not in the sense of tricksy arrangements or impossible time signatures. It's more the laser sharp focus his accomplished Open Loose combo brings to the job in hand. And that job is breathing bustling and unpredictable life into the baker's dozen selections that constitute The Signal Maker, the unit's ...

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Atomic Clock

Label: Radio Legs
Released: 2006
Track listing: Subway; Chavez; Cinematic; Momentum Interrupted; Modern Scag; Atomic Clock; Plantini; What Up; Zephyr; Many Nows.

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Mark Helias' Open Loose: Atomic Clock

Read "Atomic Clock" reviewed by Nic Jones


Bassist Mark Helias has a great band here. All three musicians, augmented by the second tenor sax of Ellery Eskelin on one track, are entirely in tune with each other, and this programme is notable for the high number of occasions when they seem to breathe as one. The perhaps deliberately woozy air of “Modern Scag" ...


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