Mark Wade (bass)

Mark Wade is a professional performer who has been active in New York City for more than 20 years. Mark Wade was Artist in Residence at Flushing Town Hall from May 2013 to May 2014. His ensemble, The Mark Wade Trio presented concerts on several occasions. Wade was part of Jimmy Heath’s “Four Black Immortals East Coast Tour” in 2012. He has performed with Don Byron, Peter Eldridge and James Spaulding. He performs with the New York Jazz Repertory Orchestra, which is led by Bill Warfield. Wade was a featured artist at the Natchez Music Festival in 2006 and 2007. He was a regular at Birdland from 1997 to 1999. Wade was an orchestral player with the Key West Symphony during the 2000-2001 season, which included performances with Grammy Award winner Sharon Isbin (and Robert McDuffie). Wade was a part of the 2012 “Beyond Cage Festival” with the Orchestra of the S.E.M. Wade also performed with the Janacek Philharmonic (Czech Republic), at Lincoln Center, and Carnegie Hall. The Orchestra of the Bronx and Bronx Opera are some of the classical credits. Wade has performed on Broadway in “It’t Nothin’ but the Blues”, and in concert with Broadway performers Shelly Burch and Brian d’Arcy James. Martin Charnin, the creator of Annie, has also directed many productions. He has performed with Neil Diamond, Valerie Holliday from The Three Degrees and Eddie Brigatti from the Rascals. Wade is a New York Pops teaching artist. Mark Wade is the founder of New Music Horizons and the director thereof. This non-profit organization promotes new jazz and classical music. from

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