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Free MP3 Download of the Month. 

This month's free MP3 download is Mark's version of The Star-Spangled Banner, national anthem of the United States of America. 

You can also find last month's download, a live recording of Cherokee by Mark with the great jazz guitarist from Portland, John Stowell. Read a review of a past performance.

To download, right click on the word download below and save to your computer.

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Infinite Points

by Mark Lewis Cool Jazz Trio

Released 2015
Audio Daddio
Released 2015
Audio Daddio
The Cool Jazz Trio went to the Audio Daddio Studios and out came this intense yet lyrical and highly creative recording of nine of Mark Lewis’ favorites from his compositions. Real jazz. The good stuff.

Hear Here

by Mark Lewis Cool Jazz Trio

Released 2013
Released 2013
Inventive. Interactive. Lyrical. Spontaneous. The Mark Lewis Cool Jazz Trio has a sound reminiscent of West Coast Cool, with more freedom and in a smaller group. The harmonies and arrangements in this live recording are inspired, spontaneous and unrehearsed.

Enjoy the Ride

by Mark Lewis

Released 2012
Audio Daddio
Released 2012
Audio Daddio
A collection of the finest gems from the Mark Lewis composition book, carefully selected and recorded to transport the listener through an upbeat yet peaceful journey of sound. Lewis delivers stunning performances on a variety of instruments.
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Mark Lewis is master of the alto sax, baritone sax, flute and piano; author of more than 1,600 compositions; and has recorded and produced more than twenty albums on various labels. Rotterdam, Holland was Mark's home base for many years. He toured and played in most of the better clubs throughout Europe, and taught jazz theory and improvised music classes in several music conservatories. Mark lived and performed for several years in San Francisco and Victoria, …
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Mood Indigo

by Mark Lewis Trio

Released 2012
Released 2012
This live recording captures an evening’s performance that included more than the average number of timeless Duke Ellington compositions. Mark Lewis alto sax, backed by veteran piano man Bud Schultz and bassist Ted Enderle.

Somewhere Over the Rainbow

by Mark Lewis

Released 2010
Audio Daddio
Released 2010
Audio Daddio
The sound of a rainbow in the bell of a jazz virtuoso's alto saxophone.
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This album further develops the popular sound of "Of Hip do I Sing," drawing from a wider range of musical palettes to create a diverse yet cohesive blend of rhythm and harmony.

Now Now

by Mark Lewis

Released 2010
Released 2010
A multifaceted music experience: intricate original jazz compositions; a happy diatonic piece; themes reminiscent of Japanese, Dutch and Mexican traditions; futuristic improvisations; a sax master's rendition of a TV theme song; a beautiful jazz ballad
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A multifaceted music experience: from intricate original jazz compositions to a diatonic piece; from themes reminiscent of Japanese, Dutch and Mexican traditions to futuristic improvisations; from a rendition of television theme song "Rawhide“ to a beautiful jazz standard, Jobim’s "Once I Loved.”

Of Hip Do I Sing

by Mark Lewis

Released 2008
Audio Daddio
Released 2008
Audio Daddio
hip-ster n : one who is esp. hep (as to new patterns in jazz)
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A carefully selected mix of standards and originals. Mark's exquisite flute work is also well represented on this release.

Above The Sky

by Mark Lewis

Released 2008
Audio Daddio
Released 2008
Audio Daddio
Jazz flute mastery. Think of the sweetest, most tender flute you’ve ever heard. Think of the most intense flute you’ve heard. Then listen to “Above the Sky” to reconnect to your most vivid awareness of this powerful yet delicate instrument.
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“This album is dedicated to my fans who wait for the one or two times each show, if the music permits, for my flute work.“

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For listening while you visit this site, a composition by Ted Gioia, "Tango Cool," the title track from a CD by Ted Gioia and Mark Lewis. A classic.