Mark Zauss

Trumpet artist and band leader, Mark Zauss is endorsed by the Leblanc Corporation along with Arturo Sandoval, Maynard Ferguson, and Wallace Roney. Mark has performed with Arturo Sandoval, Branford Marsalis, James Moody, Pat Metheny, Rita Moreno, Sandy Patti, The Temptations, The Spinners, Maureen McGovern, Frankie Valli and many others. As a recording artist, Mark has two solo albums, BEYOND THE STATOSPHERE and NO LIMITS. Both albums are for sale at his website:

For the past 7 years mark has been a band leader and has formed 7 musical groups which he leads and performs in. Mark and his bands perform over 120 gigs a year and provide work for over 70 other musicians in the Orlando area.

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Orlando, FL

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Mark’s role as a Guest Artist, educator, and performer. Involving a guest artist in the beginning stages of a concert can measurably increase the success of an event. Mark details the director’s, student’s, and guest artist's roles to one another and clarifies the importance of team cooperation. azz Band Clinics Mark emphasizes basic principles of music, which include the importance of style, interpretation, conception, dynamics, blend, intonation and rhythm. In this workshop, Mark defines improvisation, explains the process of learning how to improvise, and explains how students can teach themselves how to improvise. Mark has been a professional trumpet player for over 20 years in Orlando Florida and travels throughout the United States

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