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Mark Soskin

Mark Soskin has recorded and performed with such diverse musicians as Sonny Rollins, Joe Henderson, Randy Brecker, Billy Cobham, Buster Williams, Eddie Henderson, Stanley Turrentine, Cornell Dupree, Herbie Mann, John Abercrombie, Claudio Roditi, Sheila Jordan, Gato Barbieri, Joe Locke, David"Fathead"Newman, Mark Murphy, Slide Hampton, Pete and Sheila Escovedo, Bobby Watson, Miroslav Vitous, The NY Voices and others.

He continues to maintain a busy tour schedule as well as giving master classes and workshops. Television performance credits include the HBO hit series, "Sex And The City." Examples of arranging projects have been writing for Slide Hampton's "World Of Trombones" and his writing and playing on Steve Smith's DVD,"Drumset Technique/History of the U.S. Beat". Soskin has been featured in solo piano concerts throughout the world such as the Ottawa Jazz Festival. He has performed the premier of contemporary classical music composer John Adams' opera, "Ceiling/Sky" at Lincoln Center.

Soskin has recorded and performed with such diverse musicians as Sonny Rollins, Joe Henderson, Randy Brecker, Billy Cobham, Buster Williams, Eddie Henderson, Stanley Turrentine, Cornell Dupree, Herbie Mann, John Abercrombie, Claudio Roditi, Sheila Jordan, Gato Barbieri, Joe Locke, David "Fathead" Newman, Mark Murphy, Slide Hampton, Pete and Sheila Escovedo, Bobby Watson, Miroslav Vitous, The NY Voices and others.

Soskin is currently on the faculty of The Manhattan School of Music and has been written up in numerous music publications, including Ira Gitler and Leonard Feather's Biographical Encyclopedia of Jazz and The Jazz Book by Joachim E. Berendt. Mark Soskin is featured in the film documenting Latin jazz artists entitled "Calle 54”.

He signed with the Kind of Blue label and produced three recordings for the company, all critically acclaimed. The first is entitled, “One Hopeful Day”, which features Chris Potter, Bill Stewart and Jay Anderson. The second released in October 2009 is “Man Behind the Curtain” with Ravi Coltrane, Bill Stewart and Jay Anderson. The third, released in 2012, is “Mark Soskin Solo Piano - The Music of Nino Rota”. His newest recording is “Live at Small’s, Mark Soskin Quartett (2015)”, featuring Rich Perry, Jay Anderson and Anthony Pinciotti.

Mark Soskin teaches privately and is available for master classes and workshops. marksoskin.com