"There's nobody else quite like Mark de Clive-Lowe," says NPR; "he's able to employ disparate musical strategies in an improvisational jazz space." The half-Japanese, half-New Zealander producer and composer had been a fixture in London's broken beat scene and now lives in Los Angeles, where he recorded Heritage over three nights at the Blue Whale jazz club and a day in the studio. Behind his piano and synths, utilizing live electronics, sampling, and instrumentation from a cast of world-class musicians, de Clive-Lowe pays tribute to his ancestry—sights and sounds from childhood, Japan’s folkloric mythology and more—with visceral, expansive music. Released on Ropeadope.Coverage on music sites Official website
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