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“…consistently compelling…”
The Seattle Times

NW Recording of the Year – 2010 Earshot Golden Ear Awards

Seattle saxophonist Mark Taylor reunites with an old friend, Los Angeles-based pianist Gary Fukashima, along with bassist Jeff Johnson and drummer Byron Vannoy for a creative and wide-ranging set of original music. His first outing as leader in 6 years, Taylor has kept himself busy as an intregal member of multiple Origin recording groups including the Jim Knapp Orchestra, Thomas Marriott and Matt Jorgensen + 451, and was recently announced Northwest Instrumentalist of the Year at the 2009 Earshot Jazz Awards.


1 Spectre 7:47 [play-button: http://www.origin-records.net/audio/82529_clip1.mp3] 2 Opaque 0:55
3 Fleeting 4:48
4 Lucid 0:45
5 Fomepi 6:32
6 Persiflage 2:23
7 The Ruse of the Muse 5:44 [play-button: http://www.origin-records.net/audio/82529_clip2.mp3] 8 Maia 5:29
9 Gugodju 2:18
10 The Art of Falling 7:10
11 Second Thoughts 2:52
12 First Among Equals 6:48


MARK TAYLOR alto & soprano saxes
GARY FUKUSHIMA piano & fender rhodes


Produced by Mark Taylor
Recorded and Mixed by David Lange
August 13 & 14, 2008 at David Lange
Studios, Edgewood, WA
Mastered by Mark Guenther
Photography by Chad McCullough
Cover design by John Bishop

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