Fri. 2/24/17 – 2 PM
Mark Small is a saxophonist/woodwind player/composer who currently splits his time between New York City and Miami. After studying in his home state of Connecticut and attending the New England Conservatory in Boston, he moved to NY where he quickly began working in numerous facets of the New York’s diverse jazz scene. He performs with his own band as well as having performed as a sideman for bands such as the Village Vanguard Orchestra and Darcy James Argue’s Secret Society.
Mark can be heard on recordings such as his co-lead band with saxophonist Walter Smith III, Bronze. Mark has also toured with Warner Bros. recording artist Michael Buble. His work with Michael had taken him on three world tours playing most major theaters and then followed by most major arenas in the US, UK, Australia and Europe. Mark was a featured soloist on both saxophone and clarinet for the Grammy award winning DVD Michael Buble meets Madison Square Garden as well as a live performance for PBS, the Grammy nominated DVD, entitled Caught in the Act. His work for Michael has included arranging and re-orchestration as well as performing on saxophones and clarinet.