Indiana's RFRA and How Big Business Stood Up Against Discrimination 

I have a confession to make: I'm a bit of an introvert. 

Off the stage, I can be shy. I have a tendency of avoiding conflict. Part of me is "people pleaser." I want everyone to get along and be happy. I also have a desire to not alienate potential fans of my music. So, you might imagine the challenge for me in sharing my story and my thoughts on what's happening in Indiana. Well, I had to get over myself.

Here's my story. On March 25, I placed an order for music gear from Sweetwater, located in Fort Wayne… Read more


Mark Etheredge is a contemporary smooth jazz keyboardist and vocalist in Los Angeles. 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.

Etheredge is a voting member of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (The Grammys). His current album is titled Change Coming, with a new project in the works.