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2014 in Retrospect 

2014 proved to be my best year yet with my music career. I thought I'd take a few moments to give you an update on how it went.
  • Branding updated with new photos (Thank you Jeff Fasano and Seiji Iwata!), updated bio, new website to better match the adult contemporary and smooth jazz genres.
  • Two successful radio campaigns resulting in worldwide radio play for "The One" and "A Bit O' Kindness" on over a dozen stations, and charting in top 50 in SmoothJazz.com's Radar Chart. The One made #5 in the Top… Read more
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ABOUT

Mark Etheredge is a keyboardist and vocalist who writes and performs his own brand of adult contemporary pop/smooth jazz music. In addition to his work as a solo artist, Etheredge has performed alongside notable artists such as Tom Politzer (Tower of Power), Danny Hull (Journey), Dr. Charlene Moore (Weather Girls), Jeanie Tracy (Two Tons of Fun), Charles Williams (Johnny Otis), Clifford Coulter (John Lee Hooker), Clare Fischer, Marsha Stevens, and more. His groups have opened for Bobby McFerrin, Sergio Mendes, Tuck and Patti, Betty Carter, Sheila Jordan, and numerous others.

Mark Etheredge grew up surrounded by diverse music. His mom played Mozart and Chopin while his brothers played The Beatles, Doobie Brothers and Bob Dylan. His mother was a school music teacher and choir director. He grew up singing in school and church choirs, but explored piano on his own terms. “My mom tried to get me take lessons, but I refused. I liked improvising and I just taught myself,” he says. Etheredge attended De Anza College and San Jose State University. On his music journey he absorbed a wide spectrum of genres including classical, jazz, pop, rock, gospel, Afro-Cuban, and Afro-Brazilian. 

Etheredge resides in Los Angeles and is a member of NARAS (The Grammys). He is currently working on his next album project.

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