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Mark de Clive-Lowe

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Mark de Clive-Lowe (MdCL) is a musician and producer originally from New Zealand, and now based in Los Angeles, CA since 2009 after ten years residing in London, UK. He has been one of the key musicians in the Broken Beat and Nu Jazz movements, blending jazz, ethnic music and urban grooves into a 21st Century sound. He has been involved with over 150 releases collaborating with as diverse a range of artists as Lauryn Hill, Jody Watley, Sy Smith, UK soul singer Omar, percussionist Sammy Figueroa (Miles Davis), bass player Pino Palladino (D’Angelo/The Who).

Half Japanese and half New Zealander, de Clive-Lowe was born and raised in Auckland, New Zealand. He grew up playing piano from age 4 and an active musical interest throughout his childhood and teenage years. Since 1996, de Clive-Lowe has been a regular touring fixture primarily in the US, UK, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. Multiple world tours have included performances at the Montreal Jazz Festival, Detroit Electronic Music Festival, Amsterdam Drum Rhythm Festival, London Jazz Festival, SildaJazz, Jazz A Vienne and more.

Having recorded two locally released solo albums for New Zealand independent Tap Records in the late 1990s (plus an album as a member of the group Jazz In The Present Sense), his third album Six Degrees was released worldwide in 2000 (Universal Jazz/emarcy). The following release “Melodious Beats vol.1” was a compilation album of his remixes and collaborations released on his own imprint Antipodean Records. De Clive-Lowe released his next full length album Tide’s Arising 22 March 2005 on ABB Soul/Antipodean and Columbia in Japan.

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