Steve Marcus, a jazz saxophonist who was an early exponent of the style that came to be known as
A graduate of the Berklee School of Music in Boston, Marcus, who played tenor and soprano
saxophones, had worked with Stan Kenton, Woody Herman and Herbie Mann by the time he recorded
his first album as a leader in 1968. "Tomorrow Never Knows," produced by Mann, was not the typical
journeyman jazzman's maiden effort.
With a supporting cast that included the rock-influenced electric guitarist Larry Coryell and a repertory
that included the Byrds' hit "Eight Miles High" and the Beatles song that gave the album its title, it was
one of the first attempts by a jazz musician to find common ground with the growing phenomenon of