Tim Harrison – Piano
Mark Wade – Bass
Scott Neumann – Drums
Voted one of the top 10 bassists of 2016 by the prestigious Downbeat Magazine Reader’s Poll, Mark Wade has been an active bassist in the NYC area for over 20 years. In February 2015, Wade released his debut album Event Horizon to international acclaim. The album received great critical reviews from a host of domestic and international publications such as Downbeat Magazine, Jazz In Europe, The New York City Jazz Record, All About Jazz, Jazz Life (Japan), and several others. Event Horizon received extensive airplay throughout the US and Europe. Wade has received several features and interviews about his release and was commissioned by Downbeat Magazine to write a master class article for its July 2015 issue. Noted UK jazz journalist and author Sammy Stein featured Wade in her 2017 book All That’s Jazz. Wade has been signed by Edition 46 Records (Berlin) which formally released Event Horizonin Europe on February 26th, 2016. Wade’s second album Moving Day is set for a early 2018 release.
From May 2013 to May 2014, Wade served as an Artist In Residence at Flushing Town Hall where his ensemble, the Mark Wade Trio, was presented in concert on a number of occasions. In 2012, Wade performed with jazz great Jimmy Heath as part of his “Four Black Immortals” East Coast tour. He has played with other notable jazz artists such as James Spaulding, Harry Whitaker, Pete McGuinness, Peter Eldridge, Don Byron, and he appeared on The Today Show with Stacey Kent. He also performs regularly with the New York Jazz Repertory Orchestra led by trumpeter Bill Warfield. In 2006 and 2007, Wade was a featured jazz artist at the Natchez Music Festival. From 1997 to 1999, he appeared weekly at Birdland.
“A genius instrumentalist..the musicality is purely impressive.” – Colozine Magazin
“What it takes to lead a jazz trio to greatness.” – The Jazz Reader