Mark is one of the most original and distinctive electric guitarists today. His improvising is always compelling, continually inventive and melodically uplifting. His guitar playing is steeped in the language of jazz, with influences such as John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Keith Jarrett and Jan Garbarek as well as rock players such as Jimi Hendrix.
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The sound of this music is bigger than its component parts... Wingfield’s guitar as a
piercing, darting, spectral sound full of artful glissandi... heat and light, airiness and
cool breezes, tight orchestration and ethereal openness, the guitarist seemingly
winging it but really guiding the song’s intricate contours... this isn’t a guitar showcase
but rather the more difficult achievement of a group creation, full of life from a
generous spirit Downbeat
Wingfield possesses the goods to be a world-beater... sparking vivid notions that the
guitar is an extension of his soul...
Willing to teach
Intermediate to advanced students
Mark Wingfield has been acknowledged by countless music critics, on both sides of the
atlantic, as one of the world’s foremost guitarists. In 2014 he joined the famed
MoonJune Records alongside the legendary Allan Holdsworth, Tony Levin and John
Etheridge. Dark Energy Music is proud to facilitate Mark’s teaching practice offering
pre-recorded video lessons and one-on-one Skype tuition.
He teaches via Skype, contact him on his website to arrange a lesson: