AMH Trio

live at Field & Frame

AMH Trio is Alan Lechusza on woodwinds, Mark Weaver on tuba and Harris Eisenstadt on drumset. Live recording from November 2000 features original compositions and lots of energy.
(PLU 001)

Brassum

warning lights

This is a lively brass-and-drums quartet featuring all-star players Dan Clucas on cornet, Michael Vlatkovich on trombone and Harris Eisenstadt on drumset with Mark Weaver on tuba, recorded in Los Angeles by Wayne Peet. Nine original compositions.
(PLU 003)

Protuberance

treated & released

Protuberance 'rough jazz trio' is Mark Weaver on tuba, Dave Wayne on drumset and Paul Pulaski on guitar. "treated and released" features 13 original compositions, and warm studio sound, recorded March 1999.
(ZERX 019)

Brassum

live

Beautifully recorded document of this exciting band's southwest US tours in 2004/2005, a balance of individual spirit with ensemble groove and compositional structure.
(PFM-CD 036)

Vinkeloe/Weaver/Smith

desert sweets

"desert sweets" is a gorgeous trio studio recording of improvised music with Swedish saxophonist/flutist Biggi Vinkeloe, Oakland double-bassist Damon Smith, and Albuquerque tuba player Mark Weaver, recorded April 2001.
(BPA 004/PLU 005)

Cosmic Rebop Society

(DVD)

This is a DVD (newly converted from the original VHS format) of a 45-minute movie by filmmaker Bee - very creative images based on live performance footage of the band known as Cosmic Rebop Society, led by Albuquerque local legend saxophonist/trumpeter Jim Hamm. From March 2003.
(PLU 002-DVD)

RADIUS

witch of agnesi

RADIUS is an improvised music quartet with Alan Lechusza on woodwinds, Mark Weaver on tuba, Damon Smith on double bass and Dave Wayne on drumset. This April 2001 live recording from the Outpost Performance Space in Albuquerque is a fiery and varied set of spontaneous compositions.
(PLU 004)

Patti Littlefield and Mark Weaver

resonance

Unexpected and attractive arangements of some great songs old and new by this singular duo, incorporating sparkling vocals, deep grooving tuba, growling didgeridoo and unusual percussion.
(PLU 006)

Dan Clucas's Lost Iguana Ensemble

do you know the ways

Trumpeter Dan Clucas composed the music and produced this adventurous and unusual quintet session, recorded and mastered in Los Angeles in 2010, with Jessica Catron on cello, Mark Weaver on tuba, and two percussionists - Brian Christopherson and Dave Wayne.
(PLU 007)

Hotend

Do Tell plays the music of Julius Hemphill

Having originally formed their trio to address the compositions of Henry Threadgill, Do Tell has since then brought their focus on to many different jazz composers. Their 2015 recording finds them investigating the compositions of saxophonist Julius Hemphill. Dan Clucas on cornet, Mark Weaver on tuba, Dave Wayne on drums.
(AMRN043)

Desert Sweets

A Place Meant For Birds

This international trio re-united after twelve years to perform at Albuquerque’s Outpost Performance Space, adding spoken word artist Lisa Gill on one piece. “This is music that both demands and repays close listening…a tirelessly exploratory album” (Eric McDowell). Biggi Vinkeloe on alto sax/flute, Mark Weaver on tuba/didgeridoo, Damon Smith on double bass.
(BPA-5)

UFO Ensemble

Phenomenology

A compilation of live recordings from 2010 and 2011 by this colorful Albuquerque quartet of trumpet, trombone, tuba, and drumset.
(PLU 008)

Highlights from THE ROOST Creative Music Series

vol.1: 2009-2011

An anthology of selected recordings from the first three seasons of this annual series in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
(PLU 009)