Connect 2022: EDI Summit Connect 2022: EDI Summit

Keynote with Mark de Clive-Lowe

- EDT
150 Massachusetts Avenue, Room B41, Boston, MA 02215

Japanese-New Zealander composer, jazz musician, remixer and electronic music producer, Mark de Clive-Lowe is an internationally established artist with more than 20 years of experience spanning multiple genres and continents. L.A.-based since 2008, de Clive-Lowe has released close to 20 solo albums and hundreds of collaborations on stage and in the studio with musicians, artists, and DJs including Kenny Dope, Jody Watley, DJ Spinna, Sheila E., Kamasi Washington, Pino Palladino, and Harvey Mason. His remix productions include Shirley Horn, Hiatus Kaiyote, and the Blue Note Records catalog. Recent works have seen Mark take deep-dives into his Japanese roots, interpreting ancestry through the lens of jazz and electronica, and pioneering projects in the web3 music space. He is the founder of Mashibeats—a creator/collector DAO in-the-making; a recipient of the 2021 U.S.-Japan Creative Artists Fellowship, and an active curator and educator.

"Way before jazz hybridity became a worldwide phenomenon, de Clive-Lowe was busy designing its blueprint.” — Jazziz

"(The) avant-garde soulful pianist/DJ/producer delivers his lifetime of journeys to different musical ports in a concise package, seamlessly... transporting not just in genre but in emotion and spirit." — Huffington Post


Japanese-New Zealander composer, jazz musician, remixer and electronic music producer, Mark de Clive-Lowe is an internationally established artist with over 20 years’ experience spanning multiple genres and continents. Mark will be giving our keynote address to start the conference off, sharing his journey from aspiring jazz pianist to EDI pioneer and speaking on the fundamental ideas, challenges and possibilities created by incorporating EDI’s into your musical performance.

LA-based since 2008, Mark has release close to twenty solo albums and hundreds of collaborations on stage and in the studio with musicians, artists, and DJs including Kenny Dope, Jody Watley, DJ Spinna, Sheila E., Kamasi Washington, Pino Palladino and Harvey Mason. His remix productions include Shirley Horn, Hiatus Kaiyote and the Blue Note Records catalog. Recent works have seen Mark take deep-dives into his Japanese roots, interpreting ancestry through the lens of jazz and electronica, and pioneering projects in the web3 music space. Mark is the founder of Mashibeats - a creator/collector DAO in-the-making, a recipient of the 2021 U.S.-Japan Creative Artists Fellowship and an active curator and educator.