Mark Feldman Group, violin
, worked in Chicago from 1973–1980, in Nashville, Tennessee from 1980–1986, in New York City and Western Europe since 1986. For six years the violinist and composer received the first place award for “Talent Deserving Wider Recognition” in Down Beat magazine’s critics poll. In commercial music he has appeared as a studio musician with such groups as Cheryl Crow, The Manhattan Transfer, Diana Ross and Carol King among others. He played on over 200 recordings in Nashville as a studio musician, was a member of the Nashville Symphony, and was a member of the touring groups of country western entertainers Loretta Lynn and Ray Price. In 2003, he was soloist with Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra and with the WDR Jazz Orchestra. He has appeared in New York's Lincoln Center and recorded with jazz luminaries including Michael Brecker, Lee Konitz, Joe Lovano, and Chris Potter and has played on over 100 recordings in New York City as a soloist in contemporary music and modern jazz.
Mark will be joined by world-percussionist Dane Richeson (Bobby McFerrin), guitarist Rolf Sturm (Loudon Wainwright, Eddy Arnold, members of the Grateful Dead), and bassist Hans Sturm (Sarah Vaughan, Jackie Allen, Stanley Jordan).