Mark formed the Jazz Orchestra in 1986 and since then has featured some of the world’s most famous musicians including...

  • American trumpet superstar, Maynard Ferguson
  • World famous trumpeter, Bobby Shew
  • Former member of the Buddy Rich, Woody Herman, and Louis Belson Orchestras, Phil Wilson (Now a lecturer at Berkeley College USA)
  • Teddy Edwards, formally a member of the Charlie Parker Sextet
  • West Coast alto sax legend, Herb Geller

The Orchestra has played at Hayfield and Wigan Jazz Festivals and in many well-known venues including ‘Band on the Wall’ in Manchester, 'The Rhythm Station' and many more.



(for a more detailed list of places Mark's bands have performed...
click the Venues Performed link on the left of the page or click here)