Born: October 28, 1974 Primary Instrument: Bass
Marc came home to Chicago after being at Knox College under the instruction of Scott Garlock and Earl Gately. He has since played and recorded with talents throughout Chicago including QBlue, The Lori McClain Trio, ESP, The Hunter Adams Trio, Beaky Johnston, Radiant Darling, Randy Murray, Tommy Bradford, Laura Hoffman, Brienn Perry, The Chris Greene Quartet, The Damian Espinosa Trio, and Jazz Conspiracy.
He has arranged, composed, engineered, and produced material for Quest Ensemble including arranging music for their recent production of ‘The Wizard Of Oz’. He also worked extensively on the soundtrack for Quest’s short film ‘Blue Nativity’. He has done sound designs and original compositions for productions of ‘The Jungal Book’, ‘Anna Karenina’ and several original theatre works for various companies.
Marc co-founded and co-directs Summer Lab On Stage, a musical theatre program for 5th through 8th graders, at the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools. He also teaches privately at the Chicago Center School of Music.
His influences range from Ray Brown and Paul Chambers to Dave Holland, Drew Gress, and Stanley Clarke.
Marc has had the chance to play some of the finest rooms in Chicago as well as touring the U.S. and Europe.