From today’s Seattle Times:
Jazz musicians — and, more broadly, boys — bond over predictable things, so the collaboration between pianist Gary Fukushima and saxophonist Mark Taylor started with a question that went something like this:
“Hey Mark, you want to watch the Sonics game with me?”
About 15 years after they met as music students at the University of Washington, Taylor and Fukushima, both products of the area’s extraordinary high-school jazz programs, have just recorded their first album together as the Mark Taylor Quartet. The group, fresh out of the studio, will perform three sets tonight at Tula’s with bassist Jeff Johnson and Byron Vannoy on drums.
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