Mark de Clive-Lowe is a musician and producer originally from New Zealand, and now based in Los Angeles, CA since 2009 after ten years residing in London, UK. He has been one of the key musicians in the Broken Beat and Nu Jazz movements, blending jazz, ethnic music and urban grooves into a 21st Century sound. He has been involved with over 150 releases collaborating with as diverse a range of artists as Lauryn Hill, Jody Watley, Sy Smith, UK soul Omar, percussionist Sammy Figueroa (Miles Davis), bass player Pino Palladino (D'Angelo/The Who).

Half Japanese and half New Zealander, de Clive-Lowe was born and raised in Auckland, New Zealand. He grew up playing piano from age 4 and an active musical interest throughout his childhood and teenage years. Since 1996, de Clive-Lowe has been a regular touring fixture primarily in the US, UK, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. Multiple world tours have included performances at the Montreal Jazz Festival, Detroit Electronic Music Festival, Amsterdam Drum Rhythm Festival, London Jazz Festival, SildaJazz, Jazz A Vienne and more.

His debut album Six Degrees was released worldwide in 2000 (Universal Jazz/emarcy). De Clive-Low released Tide's Arising March 22, 2005 on ABB Soul/Antipodean and Columbia in Japan. The album features Pino Palladino. Tide's Arising was considered to be one of the most groundbreaking new jazz albums from the UK in 2005.

Mark de Clive-Lowe's latest studio album, Renegades, was released November 14, 2011 on Tru Thoughts. The album features Omar, Sheila E., Nia Andrews, Tawiah, Ovasoul7 and Sandra Nkake. The Why featuring Nia Andrews was released as the first single in early October 2011. He has also produced all tracks on the new studio album for US singer Sy Smith, 'Fast & Curious' released mid 2012.