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Mark Sherman (musician)

Background information
Born( 1957-04-17 ) April 17, 1957 (age 63) New York City, U.S.
GenresJazz
InstrumentsVibraphone , piano
LabelsMiles High Records
Occupation(s)Musician, composer
Websitemarkshermanmusic .com

Marc Sherman has been entertaining in the Philadelphia area and surrounding counties as bandleader, pianist, and vocalist for the past 50 years, performing at weddings, dinner dances, corporate events, and restaurants. For the past decade, he has also entertained at many senior facilities. He sings in eight languages, and his well-train ear has enabled him to commit thousands of songs to memory. He performs music from the 1940s, 50s, and 60s; Broadway Show tunes; Classical Piano solos; Sinatra standards; and sing-along favorites. He enjoys taking audience requests prior to his performances. Marc began picking out tunes at age 4, as he sat next to his father on the piano bench in their Philadelphia home. At age nine, he was taking lessons, and by the end of high school decided to make music his career. Marc entered Temple Universityas College Of Music as a Piano / Voice Major. While at Temple, he Record three albums with the Philadelphia Orchestra under Eugene Ormandy as part of the Temple University Concert Choir. Marc graduated first in his class in 1969 with a Degree in Music Education, and taught Music in the Philadelphia School District For 35 Years. Early in his career, Marc sang with Duke Ellingtonas band, and played in Warren Covingtonas big band. He has developed a unique style which incorporates his years of training and performance. Hour with Gershwins. Retrospective Of Life and Music Of George and Ira Gershwin, told through stories and Song. Include are George and Iraas MOST famous songs, as well as some of Georgeas top Classical compositions, ending with a mini-version of Rhapsody in Blue. Music from the Oscars. Hour Of Songs that won Academy Award For Song from Motion Pictureaaspanning from 1936 through 1997. The background of each song will be discuss, including composers, movie songs come from, and who sing it in the film. Classical Music with Commentary. Classical Piano Music from Baroque, Classical, and Romantic eras. The composer and background of each piece will be discussed before its performance. 100 Years Of Broadway. Hour Of Songs from Broadway musicals spanning 1919 to 2005. The background of each song and show will also be discuss. Around the World in 22 Songs! In this program, we begin in America, traveling to the Caribbean, Central and South America, then across the ocean to Europe, Middle East, Asia, and Australia, and finally back to the USA Through Song and Commentary, and singing in 10 languages, Marc will explore the rich diversity of music in cultures and countries around World.

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Professional career

Sherman ended his run with Larry Coryell at the start of the decade, having appeared on three Of Coryells recordings, as well as producing Two Of THEM. Its All Over You CTI, and Sketches Of Coryell Shanachie Records, and 2000 recording New High Note. In addition, Coryell recorded 10 Of Marks tunes on these CDs. Mark also continued his active career as a sideman, recording with Capathia Jenkins, Jennifer Holliday, Lena Horne, Ann Hampton Callaway, Tony Bennett, Liza Minnelli and many others. He appeared in more than a dozen films and Broadway soundtracks, including Last Mimzy, Failure To Launch, Miss Congeniality, Miss Congeniality 2: arm and Fabulous, Alamo and Two Weeks Notice. Sherman continues to release his own albums on Miles High Records: Motive Series 2004, featuring Michael Brecker, One Step Closer 2005, featuring Joe Lovano, Family First 2007, and Live At Birds Eye 2008. Sherman was selected as winner in the Rising Star Vibes category in Down Beat magazine Critics Poll in 2007-2015


Mark Sherman (musician)

Mark Sherman is a jazz vibraphonist, pianist, drummer, producer, arranger, author, and classical percussionist. Sherman has performed for some of the world's top orchestral conductors, including Leonard Bernstein, Sir Georg Solti, Zubin Mehta and Herbert Von Karajan, in Jazz as leader and sideman with Kenny Barron, Peggy Lee, Wynton Marsalis, Joe Lovano, Michael Brecker, Larry Coryell and many more. He works in Broadway musicals, and has been one of the most in-demand studio musicians, appearing on more than two dozen films and Broadway soundtracks, including Lion King. He has worked as a sideman for pop artists Michael Bolton, Natalie Cole, and Michael McDonald. The Shermans song Changes in My Life became a cult hit in Asia with YouTube videos that earned more than 10 million hits. He is on the faculty of Juilliard School, New Jersey City University and New York Jazz Workshop. He produces records under his Miles High Records label and publishes music books through his Miles High Music Books subsidiary.

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Percussionist Mark Sherman is at home in Jazz, classical, and Broadway repertoire, and in the recording studio. Also in demand as a composer and arranger, he is a multiple DownBeat magazine Critics Poll winner whose educational approach is rooted in post-bop approach to originals and standards that convincingly carry on art form with a potent level of invigorating musicianship. He has performed for conductors including Leonard Bernstein, Georg Solti, Zubin Mehta, and Herbert Von Karajan. In Jazz, he has worked as sideman and leader with Kenny Barron, Peggy Lee, Wynton Marsalis, Joe Lovano, Michael Brecker, Larry Coryell, and many more. He has worked as a sideman for pop artists Michael Bolton, Natalie Cole, and Michael McDonald. His Song Changes in My Life become a cult hit in Asia with YouTube videos that earned more than 10 million hits. A passionate educator, he teaches not only Jazz percussion, but improvisational thinking and professional savvy that can help his students develop their own storied careers.

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Popular AsN/A
OccupationN/A
Age63 years old
Zodiac SignAries
Born17 April 1957
Birthday17 April
BirthplaceNew York, NY
NationalityNY

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Net Worth in 2020$ 1 Million - $5 Million
Salary in 2019Under Review
Net Worth in 2019Pending
Salary in 2019Under Review
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About

Kitano is romantic elegance, and nothing, aside from craft cocktail or two, makes the magic of evening more happening than the hotchill sophistication of multiple Downbeat Critics Poll winner Mark Sherman and his four modern masters of Jazz bringing you a rare evening of music and vibe that will elevate your evening OUT to whole New game. BOOK EARLY! Mark's shows in New York City typically SELL OUT well in advance. Mark Sherman-Vibraphone Joe Magnarelli Trumpet Jim Ridl piano Essiet Okon Essiet Bass Adam Nussbaum drums

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