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Mark Whitecage

Primary Instrument: Sax, alto

Born: June 4, 1937    

Mark Whitecage is internationally known as an innovative instrumentalist and composer in the fields of jazz and new music. He performs at the highest level of creativity, constantly transforming and reconfiguring his wealth of musical experience to offer a fresh and unique voice in any musical setting. In his five decades of experience, Mark has explored bop and post-bop, free-wheeling improvisation, electronics, musical opera, music for dance, solo to big band ensembles, even sound collages with homemade instruments. Mark says of his experience, “I've played in every type of band there is except klezmer.”...
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Awards

Individual Artist's Fellowship - Music/Jazz, National Endowment for the Arts
Meet the Composer Fund - numerous composer grants
Artists Space - Individual Artist Grant
Top 30 Musicians, Cadence Magazine
Hudson County Fellowship in Jazz Composition and Performance
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    BushWacked: A Spoken Opera


    2006
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    BushWacked

    W.E.R.F.
    2005
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    Ducks On Acid

    W.E.R.F.
    2003
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    Turning Point

    W.E.R.F.
    2000
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    Split Personality

    W.E.R.F.
    1998
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Featured recording “Relentlessness / Live at the Sunset”

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Relentlessness / Live at the Sunset

Marge (2011)

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”Well, I say from now on, those who love life and those who write about music should listen to Mark Whitecage and make it their business to find out what he is doing and where he will be doing it. Then tell everyone you know or have known to listen immediately.” William Parker, “Conversations”, 2011, Rogueart

“The man is an absolute master of the alto saxophone and clarinet (not to mention a dab hand at electronics), and one of the finest and most original jazz composers in the world, and has been for years.” Dan Warburton, Paris Transatlantic; Signal to Noise

“Whitecage creates full-bodied jazz songs drawn from the boundless font of a living tradition...music of enduring substance.” Sam Prestianni, Jazziz

“Whitecage continues to be one of the prime innovators at the start of the twenty-first century.” Steven Loewy, All Music Guide to Jazz

“Mark Whitecage knocks me out...

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