Mark Isaacs

Mark Isaacs

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Jazz pianist/composer Mark Isaacs's recent and as yet unsigned recording "Resurgence" features a stellar band including Vinnie Colaiuta and Bob Sheppard. It was made at Capitol Studios, Hollywood with Chick Corea's recording engineer Bernie Kirsh.

Biography

Mark Isaacs has given concerts in Russia, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Romania, Israel, Turkey, USA, Australia, New Zealand, Vanuatu, mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Thailand, Japan, Phillipines, Burma, Korea, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia. He has performed and/or recorded with Dave Holland, Roy Haynes, Kenny Wheeler, Vinnie Colaiuta, Adam Nussbaum, Bob Sheppard, Steve Tavaglione and Jay Anderson. As a classical concert hall composer he has composed over 75 major works ranging across orchestral, chamber, choral and solo pieces. He is a recipient of an Australia Council Fellowship, a prize-winner in the Tokyo International Competition for Chamber Music Composition, the winner of the inaugural Miriam Hyde Composer-Pianist Award and he holds a Master of Music degree from the Eastman School of Music, USA. He curates the jazz program at the Brisbane Powerhouse performing arts centre and has performed as a classical pianist. He lives in Sydney, Australia with his wife and daughter.

Discography

Mark has many previous CD releases on Naxos Jazz, ABC, Vorticity and other labels.

Set List

"Resurgence" Tracks

1. Walk a Golden Mile
2. Waltz for Melanie
3. Three Days of Rain
4. Affectionately Yours
5. Chaconne
6. Resurgence
7. Pentimento
8. Heal Thyself