Results for "Mark Towns"
"Mark Towns' music has the piquancy and surprise of the best Latin-inflected jazz, with a sense of space unique to his Southwestern roots meeting the sophistication of his residency in Los Angeles. Mark is a deft, lyrical guitarist -- the bright arrangements of his pretty original tunes and the quick, tight, shifting rhythm section reward my repeated listening with growing pleasure." - Howard Mandel, Down Beat “There are only a few really good guitarists. Mark Towns is one of them.”
Guitarist Mark Towns will perform one night only this Thursday April 9, 2009 at the new Jazz room Upstairs at Vitello's in Studio City. This room is reminiscent of the Jazz clubs of the sixties and seventies, such as Shelley's Mann Hole and Dontes, in Los Angeles and is rapidly becoming known as one of LA's ...
By Mark Towns
Label: Salongo Records
Track listing: 1. Pick Up the Pieces (Mark Towns) 2. Desert Flower (Mark Towns) 3. Ever After (Mark Towns) 4. Star Light (Mark Towns) 5. Orange & Blue (Mark Towns) 6. Spanish Funk (Mark Towns) 7. Miel (Mark Towns) 8. Espacio (Mark Towns) 9. Rainy Night (Mark Towns)
by John Kelman
Following up his 2000 début, Flamenco Jazz Latino , guitarist Mark Towns returns with another dose of Latin/Cuban-inflected jazz on Passion , again featuring flautist Hubert Laws. While not exactly a groundbreaking affair, there are enough pleasant melodies and good playing to make this album worth a spin for fans of the genre. The question is: ...
by Javier AQ Ortiz
Guitarist Mark Towns releases his second recording, after his Flamenco Jazz Latino, joined once again by special guest Hubert Laws. Although the former Mongo SantamarÃ-a flutist is the most acknowledged player in the recording, the rest of the ensemble has some nice surprises in stow for the listener. Simply stated, this is quite a pleasant disk ...