New Release! The New York Session. Eleven of Mark's compositions recorded in Brooklyn, New York with an exceptional band of New York musicians. Liner notes by renowned jazz author Ted Gioia.
Free MP3 Download of the Month.
This month's free MP3 download is Mark's composition Blues for Mr. Breitenfeld. In keeping with Jazz Guitar Month, this is a live recording from El Coral in Bremerton with Mark and one of this month's Portland jazz guitar greats, John Butler, aka JB Butler. John likes to perform under the name JB because there are two other famous John Butlers and there have been mix-ups in the past ...
Mark wrote Blues for Mr. Breitenfeld in honor of the great altoist Paul Desmond, who was born Paul Breitenfeld. He was the saxophonist in Dave Brubeck's quartet, and wrote the popular song Take Five.
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