Mark White Guitar
Mark White has worked as a performing jazz guitarist in diverse professional capacities with: George Russell's Living Time Orchestra, Gil Evans, John McNeil, Paul Broadnax, Herb Pomeroy, Larry Monroe, Victor Mendoza, Ken Peplowski, the Ken Hadley Big Band, John Allmark Jazz Orchestra, the Boston Pops, the Bebop Guitars, Boston Musica Viva, and Last Trip. He has performed with dozens of major touring theatre shows in the New England area, done extensive studio/production work for widely diverse recorded projects, and participated in over 50 road trip/clinics/performances for the Berklee College of Music, since the early 1990's. Recordings for Blue Note, King, MMC records, Heineken Jazz Festival, and Grescotmar Ltd. productions.
Performances as a featured jazz artist at major concert venues including Lincoln Center and many major venues in the northeast and music festivals across the US, Canada, and in fifteen other countries across the globe including the Umbria Jazz Festival, Settembre Musicale, Tokyo Music Joy, Mare de Augusto, and the Heineken Jazz Festival in Puerto Rico to name a few.
Mark holds a Bachelors degree and Masters degree in Music from the New England Consevatory and has studied with Joe Negri, Joe Pass, Jack Wilkins, Gene Bertoncini and Charlie Banacos. Mark is a professional jazz educator, with 30+ years experience in the field. Currently a senior Professor of Guitar at the Berklee College of Music, he has published 4 books: Bach Chorales for Guitar Quartet, for Mark S. Henry Music, Advanced Reading Etudes for Grescotmar Ltd. publications, The Practical Jazz Guitarist for Hal Leonard Corp., and most recently, Jazz Guitar Fretboard Navigation, also with Hal Leonard Corp.