The film is entirely devoted to threading on the lathe.
Mark Turner is one of the most admired saxophonists of his generation, renowned for his exploratory intellect and intimate expressivity on the full range of the tenor. This is his ECM leader debut, following albums for the label in the cooperative trio Fly with Larry Grenadier and Jeff Ballard, and appearances on key recordings by Billy Hart, Enrico Rava and Stefano Bollani. Turner leads a quartet of kindred spirits here, often entwining in serpentine fashion with rising-star trumpeter Avishai Cohen. They play long, introspective lines of hypnotic grace; and with the lithe rhythm section of bassist Joe Martin and drummer Marcus Gilmore, there is subtle volatility in the air.
Would you like to be able to see for yourself what can be done on a Taig micro-lathe, with just minimal tooling and expense? Are you somewhat undecided about acquiring one of these small but very capable tools and somehow wished you could just see one being put through its paces before opening your wallet? Well, wait no more! Finally there is a video that will answer most of your basic questions about this lathe.