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  • Thomas Owens


Quintet formed in the years 1990–91 by the double bass player Marcus (Mark) Shelby, with Richard Grant (trumpet), James Mahone (saxophone), Ark Sano (piano), and Willie Jones III (drums). After rehearsing at the World Stage, in the Leimert Park area of Los Angeles, where the musicians received coaching from Billy Higgins, Cedar Walton, and others, the quintet began playing once a week at Jazz Etc., a nearby club. In ...

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Jazz Times (Washington, 1980-)