Amazon.com Widgets

Mark Flugge

Primary Instrument: Piano

Born: January 27, 1962 | Died: May 11, 2014    

Mark Flugge is well-known as a pianist, composer, educator, and bandleader in the Central Ohio area and beyond. Recent soloist appearances include performing “Rhapsody in Blue” with the Newark-Granville Symphony Orchestra (2011), the Capital/Bexley Orchestra (2009), the Columbus Symphony Orchestra (2006 and 2010), and the Westerville Symphony (2004). He was the musical director for the “Birth of the Cool” with the Columbus Jazz Orchestra in May, 2011, and was the bandleader for the Opera Columbus production of Kurt Weill's “Berlin to Broadway” in September, 2010. He presented the solo lecture- recital “From Jelly Roll to Jarrett, a Jazz Piano History” at the King Arts Complex in 2008. In that same year, Flugge collaborated with Ronald Jenkins, musical director at First Community Church, on Sacred Jazz and Spirituals, a service and CD featuring Flugge’s arrangements of standard liturgical music. In 2005 Flugge transcribed Thelonious Monk’s “Town Hall Concert” recording, and subsequently led performances of the transcribed album from the piano for the Firehouse Jazz Series, and also at the University of Illinois’ Summer Jazz Festival. Another Firehouse Jazz Concert Flugge produced, “A Tribute to Horace Silver”, was named a “Best Event of 2005” by the Columbus Dispatch, who also included his “Tribute To Bill Evans” concert with singer Dick Mackey as one of 2007’s most memorable concerts. Founder of the Chamber Jazz Series at the Columbus Music Hall in 2006, Mark continues to program, produce, and perform this series at the Columbus Museum of Art....
read more

  • BUY

    February's Promise

    Self Produced
    2002
View Discography Page

This information is provided by discogs.com or the profile administrator.

CD/LP/Track Review

More articles about
Featured recording “February's Promise”

Latest Release

February's Promise

Self Produced (2002)
Become a fan of Mark Flugge Track
Rank: 16,572 Views: 1,516
Search
Support All About Jazz Through Amazon

Weekly Giveaways

Mark Elf

Mark Elf

About | Enter

Stefano Bollani

Stefano Bollani

About | Enter

Carmen Lundy

Carmen Lundy

About | Enter

Wadada Leo Smith

Wadada Leo Smith

About | Enter

Bandzoogle: GET STARTED TODAY - FREE TRIAL

Enter it twice.
To the weekly jazz events calendar

Enter the numbers in the graphic
Enter the code in this picture

Log in

One moment, you will be redirected shortly.

Musician Search

Help improve the Mark Flugge profile

All About Jazz musician profiles are maintained by musicians, publicists and trusted members like you. Interested? Tell us why you would like to improve the Mark Flugge musician profile.