Mark Levine

Jazz, Musical Artist

1938 –

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Who is Mark Levine?

Mark Levine is a jazz pianist, trombonist, composer, author and educator. He has played with Dizzy Gillespie, Woody Shaw, Freddie Hubbard, Joe Henderson, Tito Puente, Mongo SantamarĂ­a, Cal Tjader, Willie Bobo, Bobby Hutcherson, and many others.

He has written three popular books: The Jazz Piano Book, The Jazz Theory Book, and The Drop 2 Book.

He was nominated for a Grammy for Best Latin Jazz Recording in 2003 for his CD Isla, with his band Mark Levine & The Latin Tinge. He was nominated for a Latin Grammy award in 2010 for his CD :Off & On, the Music of Moacir Santos." He produces the BAJA series of archival CDs for Jazzschool Records.

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Born
Oct 4, 1938
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Also known as
  • Mark Jay Levine
Education
  • Boston University

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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