Mark Wade
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Mark Wade

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  • About

    Gender:
    Male
    Home Page:
    http://www.markwademusicny.com
    Location:
    New York City
    Occupation:
    bassist
    Current Setup:
    5-string double bass of unknown origin, Rudolph Fiedler bass circa 2007, George Rubino bow
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    Freelance Jazz and Classical
    Influences and Teachers:
    Mike Richmond, Kurt Muroki
    Available for Instruction?:
    • Bass Guitar Instruction
    • Double Bass Instruction
    B i o g r a p h y
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    As a performer for over 20 years, Mark Wade has been an active bassist in the NYC area. From May of 2013 to May of 2014, Mark Wade served as an Artist In Residence at Flushing Town Hall where his ensemble, the Mark Wade Trio, was presented in concert on a number of occasions. In 2012, Wade performed with jazz great Jimmy Heath as part of his “Four Black Immortals” East Coast tour. He has played with other notable jazz artists such as James Spaulding, Peter Eldridge, and Don Byron, and he appeared on The Today Show with Stacey Kent. He also performs regularly with the New York Jazz Repertory Orchestra led by trumpeter Bill Warfield. In 2006 and 2007, Wade was a featured jazz artist at the Natchez Music Festival. From 1997 to 1999, he appeared weekly at Birdland.



    As an orchestral player, Wade performed with the Key West Symphony for the 2000-2001 season that included concerts with Grammy Award winners Sharon Isbin and Robert McDuffie. In 2012, Wade played in the “Beyond Cage” festival with the Orchestra of the S.E.M. and the Janacek Philharmonic (Czech Republic) at Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall. Other classical credits include the Orchestra of the Bronx, Bronx Opera, DiCapo Opera, the Antara Ensemble, Light Opera of New York, and several others.



    Wade has appeared on Broadway in the show “It Ain’t Nothin’ But the Blues” and in concert with Broadway artists Kristin Chenoweth, Shelly Burch, Brian d’Arcy James, and John Tracey Egan. He has also performed in numerous productions by writer/director Martin Charnin, creator of the original musical Annie. Pop credits include performances with Neil Diamond, Valerie Holliday of The Three Degrees, and Eddie Brigatti of the Rascals. Wade is a New York Pops Teaching Artist.



    Mark Wade is the founder and director of New Music Horizons, a non-profit organization dedicated to the spread of new jazz and classical music.