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Iridescent Sounds by Mark Fox

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Album Title: Iridescent Sounds
By: Mark Fox
Humble Genius Records
Released: 2019

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If you have a soul, these shiny bright waves will vibrate it.

About the Album

From the cosmos the Eulipion vibration sprung forth on the planet. Beings of light, love and creativity brought new sounds and healing to earth, "a duty-free gift for the traveler." Over the eons, this unique frequency of being has been passed from generation to generation. Mark Fox is an avatar of this vibration and energy, a "Neulipion" brought into the music world by previous carriers of the light - Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Archie Shepp, Yusef Lateef, Jimmy Hopps, Pharoah Sanders and the like. "Iridescent Sounds" (Humble Genius Records) is an expression and confirmation of this historic, yet eternally new sound and feeling, that brings an ancient future of love, light, joy, possibility and transformation to the world. At the helm of this cosmic vessel, alongside Mark Fox, is Maestro Todd Barkan, producer extraordinaire, NEA Jazz Master and one of the carriers of the Eulipion torch. The group entered the studio time-machine back in April of 2018 to record Fox's second album as a bandleader, following the global success of his first CD, Mark Fox - "Thee Octaves Above the Sun." "Iridescent Sounds" is a compelling journey into unforeheard realms and dimensions of beauty and grace. Lead by saxophonist/composer Mark Fox, joined by masters Peter Stoltzman on piano, Felix Ayodele on guitar, Troy Robey on bass, Tom Tilton on drums, Daniel Moreno & Jimmy Hopps on percussion and special guest Hugh Ragin on trumpet this CD delivers transcendental music of the highest caliber.

Track Listing

1. Iridescent Sounds 6:51 Mark David Fox (BMI) / Mark Fox Music Publishing (BMI) 2. Scent of Purple 6 :17 Mark David Fox (BMI) / Mark Fox Music Publishing (BMI) 3. Nomads 7:44 Mark David Fox (BMI) / Mark Fox Music Publishing (BMI) 4. Gout d’Or 6:46 Mark David Fox (BMI) / Mark Fox Music Publishing (BMI) 5. 74 Miles Away 6:09 Joseph Zawinul (BMI) / Zawinul Music (BMI) 6. PS With Love 8:28 Mark David Fox (BMI) / Mark Fox Music Publishing (BMI) 7. Magenta Moods 4:14 Mark David Fox (BMI) / Mark Fox Music Publishing (BMI)Bonus Tracks 8. Nomads (full version) 11:30 Mark David Fox (BMI) / Mark Fox Music Publishing (BMI) 9. PS With Love (full version) 15:02 Mark David Fox (BMI) / Mark Fox Music Publishing (BMI)

Personnel

Mark Fox - tenor & soprano saxophones - kamal ngoni Peter Stoltzman - piano Felix Ayodele - guitar Troy Robey - bass Tom Tilton - drums - percussion Daniel Moreno - percussion - kamal ngoni Jimmy Hopps - lap drums - (aka: Jimmi EsSpirit) Special Guest: Hugh Ragin - trumpet

Date featured

November 18, 2019

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