Chosen Path Markus Howell

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Label: Posi-Tone Records

Genre: Jazz

Subgenre: Hard Bop

Interpret: Markus Howell

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FLAC 88.2 $ 13,20
  • 1First Summer05:34
  • 2Eye Of The Hurricane05:22
  • 3Street Strut05:20
  • 4The Path05:30
  • 5Contemplation05:11
  • 6Trials By Fire07:11
  • 7Hurry Up And Wait04:36
  • 8Gains05:07
  • 9Counterattack04:59
  • 10Second Wind06:27
  • 11I Love You Lord/We Exalt Thee07:58
  • Total Runtime01:03:15

Info zu Chosen Path

Alto saxophonist Markus Howell returns with a combination of skill, talent and ambition to persevere along his "Chosen Path" for his second release on Posi-Tone.

Following the leader down the path of this engaging musical journey of delight and exploration are our first call rhythm section of pianist Art Hirahara, bassist Boris Kozlov and drummer Rudy Royston. With a series of dynamic performances and a balanced program of original compositions and arrangements, we feel confident our audience of listeners will easily find an earful of good reasons to keep on following Markus Howell further along his "Chosen Path"

Markus Howell, alto saxophone
Art Hirahara, piano
Boris Kozlov, bass
Rudy Royston, drums

Markus Howell
is a performer, composer, and educator from Deerfield Beach, Florida. As a graduate of Michigan State University, Markus has had the opportunity to perform with guest artists such as Christian McBride, Jimmy Cobb, Peter Bernstein, Kenny Barron, and Louis Hayes. Along with the Michigan State Jazz Orchestra, he has made several appearances at the Detroit Jazz Festival and competed in the Next Generation Jazz Festival competition in Monterey, California. He is a Young Arts alumnus and a finalist in the North American Saxophone Alliance Jazz competition.

Markus has performed and recorded with top leaders on their respectful instruments including bassist Rodney Whitaker, trumpeter Etienne Charles, trombonist Michael Dease, guitarist Randy Napoleon, and saxophonist Diego Rivera. As an alumnus of the prestigious Betty Carter Jazz Ahead residency in Washington D.C., Markus has performed at the John F. Kennedy Center for The Performing Arts. Markus has performed the Star Spangled Banner at the American Airlines Arena, home of the Miami Heat. As an active film composer, Markus’ latest work features him as co-composer for a film called Sorta Late. This film was featured in the 2016 Traverse City Film Festival in Traverse City, Michigan. As an educator, Markus is on staff at Michigan State University as a graduate Teaching Assistant in Jazz Saxophone Performance while pursuing his master’s degree in Jazz Studies. With the many blessings and opportunities Markus has experienced thus far, he continues to strive for excellence and reach higher.

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