Event Horizon


Mark's debut album, Event Horizon, with pianist Tim Harrison and drummer Scott Neumann has been released in 2015. Critics have had great things to say about the record that you can read about. Arnaldo DeSouteiro, founder of Jazz Station Records and NARAS-GRAMMY voting member, voted Event Horizon in the top 10 for his Best of 2015 in the categories of Best Acoustic Bass, Best Composer, Best Instrumental Group, and #16 for Best Album of the Year. AXS Magazine picked Event Horizon as one of the top 5 jazz albums of 2016.  Jazz FM, London's top jazz station, voted the album as one of the best records of 2016 as well.

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Mark Wade

Voted one of the top 10 bassists of 2016 by the prestigious Downbeat Magazine Reader’s Poll, Mark Wade has been an active bassist in the NYC area for over 20 years.

In February 2015, Wade released his debut album Event Horizon to international acclaim. The album received great critical reviews from a host of domestic and international publications such as Downbeat Magazine, Jazz In Europe, The New York City Jazz Record, All About Jazz, Jazz Life (Japan), and several others.
Arnaldo DeSouteiro, founder of Jazz Station Records and NARAS-GRAMMY voting member, voted Event Horizon in the top 10 for his Best of 2015 in the categories of Best Acoustic Bass, Best Composer, and Best Instrumental Group, and #16 for Best Album of the Year. Event Horizon was played extensively on radio stations throughout the U.S. and Europe.

Wade has received several features and interviews about his release and was commissioned by Downbeat Magazine to write a master class article for its July 2015 issue. Wade has also been signed by Edition 46 Records (Berlin) which formally released Event Horizon in Europe on February 26, 2016.

From May 2013 to May 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, Harry Whitaker, Peter Eldridge, Don Byron, The Pete McGuinness Jazz Orchestra, 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.
Wade is also a New York Pops Teaching Artist.
 


Tour Dates

09/04/2017 - Beverly Taki - Highline Ballroom
08/04/2017 - Bill Warfield/Sketches of Spain
Zoellner Arts Center
30/03/2017 - Mark Wade Trio - AirTrain Jazz Festival
19/02/2017 - Lehigh Jazz Faculty Concert - Zoellner Arts Center
16/02/2017 - Beverly Taki - BB King's
11/02/2017 - NY Repertory Big Band - Zoellner Arts Center
04/02/2017 - Takeshi Asai Trio - Midlands Concert Series
28/01/2017 - Takeshi Asai Trio - B Flat
22/01/2017 - Bronx Opera - Sir John In Love
Hunter College - Kaye Playhouse
21/01/2017 - Bronx Opera - Sir John In Love
Hunter College - Kaye Playhouse
20/01/2017 - Melinda Hughes - Metropolitan Room
18/01/2017 - Melinda Hughes - Metropolitan Room
15/01/2017 - Bronx Opera - Sir John In Love Lehman College
14/01/2017 - Bronx Opera - Sir John In Love Lehman College