July 18 – Album release: Efflorescence

MBQ - Efflorescence - Front CoverOn July 18th, The Mason Brothers continue their musical journey with a release of their second album “Efflorescence”. In their recent interview about the highly anticipated new album they explained the meaning of the album and their new musical path “With ‘Efflorescence’, we tried to capture and present an artists spiritual, intellectual and emotional flowering.” said Elliot, to what Brad added: “We wanted this record to start where ‘Two sides, One Story’ left off, and progress to find its own musical identity.”
                                                                                        The new album will feature some of New York City’s finest jazz musicians, performing all new music.
The Dizzy’s album release will feature:
Dave Kikoski – Piano, Ali Jackson – Drums, Matt Penman – Bass,
Elliot Mason – Trombone & Brad Mason – Trumpet
Their past two performances with this A-grade band at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola generated glowing reviews and high demand for a follow-up, mark your calendars and don’t miss the opportunity to be at the album release.
They will be playing two sets on July 18th, 7:30pm & 9:30pm at the Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola.
| Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola | 10 Columbus Cir #5, New York, 10019
Sets at 7:30pm & 9:30pm Phone: (212) 258-9595

Elliot & the JLCO with Chick Corea

PastedGraphic-3Elliot will be performing with the JLCO, plus special guest Chick Corea, performing the music of Chick Corea.

The concert is at the Ravinia Festival, Highland Park, IL on July 4th at 5pm.

You can buy tickets here


Elliot performs on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

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Elliot performs on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Featuring Wynton Marsalis, Walter Blanding, Zoe Obadia, the Stay Human Band with Jon Batiste and dancers Jared Grimes & Lil Buck.

Click here to see full performance

Review in the Guardian of the JLCO’s concert with Wayne Shorter

1795Elliot’s solo was described as an “Astonishingly poised trombone solo” – The Guardian

Here is the entire review of JLCO’s concert with Wayne Shorter at the Barbican, London. Reviewed by John Fordham.

Click here to read: Guardian review – Elliot Mason, JLCO & Wayne Shorter

Elliot Mason & Wayne Shorter | Video clip

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Here is a video clip of Elliot Mason and Wayne Shorter playing solos, from the JLCO’s concert at the Barbican, London (UK).

Watch it here: Elliot Mason & Wayner Shorter at the Barbican 

Elliot Mason Testing his Signature Series Model B.A.C. Trombones

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Here’s a video of Elliot playing and talking about all versions of his Signature Series Custom Trombone by B.A.C. Click here to watch full video

Elliot Mason – B.A.C. Signature Series Custom Trombone
Designed by Artists for Artists, developed by: Elliot Mason, Michael Corrigan, Andy Vavricek.

The goal was to develop a new, unique and personalized trombone for all. Some of the Elliot Mason Signature Series features are: Custom specs, multiple choices of high quality metals options, numerous screw bells, elliptical slide crooks, threaded balancing counter weights, multi-directional adjustable thumb rest and diverse lead pipe variants.

JLCO with Wynton Marsalis | 2016 International Tour Schedule

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Here is the 2016 International tour schedule for the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis.

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Mason Brothers Interview with Mike Davis for Bone2Pick

bone2pick mason brothersElliot and Brad were featured in a music interview series – Bone2Pick by Michael Davis. They discussed a wide range of topics, from their childhood and musical beginnings, through to current projects, teaching concepts and developing Elliot’s horn with B.A.C Horn Doctor Inc.

Watch it here: Bone2Pick – Mason Brothers