Support All About Jazz

All About Jazz needs your help and we have a deal. Pay $20 and we'll hide those six pesky Google ads that appear on every page, plus this box and the slideout box on the right for a full year! You'll also fund website expansion.


I want to help

Mark Egan

Over the past 30 years, Mark Egan’s ability to groove, perfectly complement the music in any situation and solo expressively has made him one of the most in-demand bass players on the international music scene. While racking up credits with the likes of the Pat Metheny Group, saxophonists Steve Grossman, Dave Liebman, Stan Getz, Sonny Fortune and Bill Evans, vocalist Michael Franks, guitarists Pat Martino, Larry Coryell, John Mcglaughlin, Alex De Grassi, John Abercrombie, Chuck Loeb and Vic Juris, the Duran Duran off-shoot group Arcadia, the Gil Evans Orchestra as well as pop stars Sting, Joan Osborne, Sophie B. Hawkins Marc Cohn and Roger Daltry. Egan also went about documenting his singular fretless bass guitar voice in a series of recordings as a leader beginning with his 1985 bass manifesto, Mosaic.

Read more
Take Five With...
CD/LP/Track Review
Read more articles

25 Photos

Albums

Constellations
Constellations
Double Moon Records
2015
buy
About Now
About Now
Wavetone Records
2014
buy
Unit 1
Unit 1
Wavetone Records
2013
buy
Truth Be Told
Truth Be Told
Wavetone Records
2010
buy
As We Speak
As We Speak
Wavetone Records
2006
buy
Freedom Town
Freedom Town
Wavetone Records
2001
buy

Videos

Similar Artists

Pat Metheny Pat Metheny
guitar
Jaco Pastorius Jaco Pastorius
bass, electric
Spyro Gyra Spyro Gyra
band/orchestra
Gary Willis Gary Willis
bass, electric

Join the staff. Writers Wanted!

Develop a column, write album reviews, cover live shows, or conduct interviews.