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Mark Sowlakis

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Primary Instrument: Clarinet

Born: March 22, 1964    

Mark G. Sowlakis was introduced to music at the age of 4 through piano lessons; by age 11 he was playing the alto saxophone. A student of William Trimble throughout high school, he was a founding member of The Nuclear Whales Saxophone Orchestra and recorded with steel guitar wizard Bob Brozman. Shortly after his high school graduation he began journeying to the Los Angeles area to study clarinet, flute and saxophone with reknowned teacher Victor Morosco. At this same time he was introduced to master tenor saxophonist Warne Marsh, who became not only a musical influence but an inspirational friend and mentor who influenced his ideas about jazz improvisation and much later his approach to teaching....
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Variety.com, in a review of the rock musical Prime, (6/12/06) had this to say…“…brief but impressive sax flare-ups by Mark Sowlakis…”
  • Sinfonetta

    Pacific Winds
    2006

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Primary Instrument:
Clarinet

Location:
San Francisco, CA

Willing to teach:
Advanced students only.

Credentials/Background:
Master's Degree, Mannes College Of Music 1992 Over twenty years teaching expereince. Various former students have received partial and full scholarships to Berklee. See my website for further details......www.marksowlakis.com

Clinic/Workshop Information:
Emphasis on improvisation, and the lineage of the clarinet in jazz, from early New Orleans jazz through the Free Jazz movement and beyone...

Buffet clarinets, bass clarinet. Various Selmer Mark VI's and Yamaha saxophones. Yanigasawa curved soprano, 992 Bronze Bell.....

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