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Jazz Times listed of "The Jazz Theory Book" as the #1 choice in its "recommended "basic jazz library"

"The finest music book of any type I've ever seen."

- Bass Player magazine


"...brilliant, comprehensive, exciting, and highly readable."
- Down Beat


"I wish I'd had this book 40 years ago."
- Bobby Shew


"Should be in every musician's library."
- James Moody


"A remarkable book."
- Jazz Changes magazine


"Mark is a marvelous player and educator"
- Jamey Aebersold


"Mark Levine, has transformed jazz education"
- Susan Muscarella
Director, The Jazzschool, Berkeley, CA




  Available Items by Mark Levine About Mark Levine 

Website: http://www.marklevine.com

Mark began playing jazz as a teenager in Daytona Beach, Florida. Continuing his education in Boston and New York, Mark studied with Hall Overton, Herb Pomeroy and Jaki Byard, before moving to California in 1966.

A key phase in Mark's education was a year spent in Woody Shaw's quartet. "Every night was serious school," says Mark.

Mark spent significant time working with Joe Henderson, Blue Mitchell, David Liebman and Harold Land, composing all the while. Joe recorded two of Mark's tunes on "Canyon Lady," the late tenor giant's only Latin jazz album. Mark returned the favor by playing two of Joe's classic compositions, "Inner Urge," and "A Shade Of Jade," on his 2000 release, "Serengeti."

His interest in Latin jazz led to work with Mongo Santamaria, Willie Bobo, Moacir Santos, Francisco Aguabella, Pete Escovedo, and Cal Tjader (including Cal's Grammy-winning Concord Jazz recording "La Onda Va Bien").

Mark has continued to pursue the Latin side of his craft, attending Centro Nacional de Escuela de Arte in Havana, Cuba in 1997.

Twice, Mark has been the recipient of a National Endowment For The Arts Grants (1975 and 1977) and was awarded a "Jammie" as Best Bay Area Jazz trombonist, 1983-1984 (no, he no longer plays trombone).

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