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Born to deaf parents in NYC may seem like an unlikely place to raise a musician but nonetheless Mark has been making music since five, and draws from fifty years of experience as a performing and recording artist.
Carnegie Hall is usually where most perform when they have reached a milestone in their lives but Mark started there at the age of seven. Studied at Music and Art H.S. in NYC and later went on to the Midwest to study at The College of Emporia for music. Mark also studied composition and piano at The Atlantic University campus(Muana Olu) on Maui,Hawaii.
After several years he returned to New York City. and recorded with Boris Midney a Soviet Alto saxophonist who took Mark and his group Windmill under his wing.
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