Mark is a jazz pianist, vocalist, composer & bandleader who was awarded best album (To The People) and composer of 2016 as well as artist of the year in 2014 by the Washington City Paper. Currently living between NYC and DC, Mark frequently tours the east coast with his band and several other bands. Mark has appeared alongside Warren Wolf, Bobby McFerrin, Kendrick Lamar, Renee Fleming, Kurt Elling, Nicholas Payton, and many other prominent artists. He has headlined and has been a sideman at premier venues including Jazz at Lincoln Center and Smalls Jazz Club in NYC, and Blues Alley and The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. He uses his artistry to bring forth a positive message of love, joy, and hope to his audiences.