"... a musical force unlike any other" -


HERITAGE and HERITAGE II is the new double album duology from Mark de Clive-Lowe - a deep dive into his Japanese ancestral roots and cultural heritage through the lens of jazz and electronics. Mark is joined by Josh Johnson (sax/flute), Teodross Avery (sax), Brandon Eugene Owens (bass), Brandon Combs (drums) and Carlos Nino (percussion) for a highly personal journey into what identity means… out now on vinyl, cd, streaming and download via Ropeadope Records.

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read Mark’s Track by Track narrative:

HERITAGE track by track | HERITAGE II track by track

"as genuine as breathing... suffused with a rich, warm sound that embraces us from the first note to the last and focuses on the path more than the destination.” - All About Jazz

"there’s nothing quite like Mark de Clive-Lowe’s blend of acoustic and electronica with his Eastern influences” - Glide Magazine

"This surpasses everything he's done to date” - Exclaim

"de Clive-Lowe’s notion of truth on Heritage ultimately reaches beyond the individual, beyond his lineage and into the cultural moment we’re currently living” - Downbeat

"Way before jazz hybridity became a worldwide phenomenon, De Clive-Lowe was busy designing its blueprint.” - Jazziz