Each of the members of Lines of Reason have had illustrious carreers, performing as band leaders as well as playing with such greats as Sonny Fortune, McCoy Tyner, Hannibal, Marvin Peterson, and Clark Terry. These five friends now come into their own, with this exciting and creative collaboration, where each player has equal input.
Bassist Marcus Mclaurine toured and recorded with Kenny Burrell and Clark Terry, among others, following a stint in the Air Force Marching Band.
Master drummer Alan Nelson, is in high-demand for his intense energy and hyper-sensitivity.
Alto saxophonist Joe Ford has earned a reputation for his work with the great pianist McCoy Tyner.
And, the force behind the Lines of Reason nexus, is veteran pianist/composer Michael Cochrane, who has worked with Sonny Fortune, Eddie Gomez and a host of other greats.