Thursday, 23 March 2006 11:00

Mark Lau

Mark Lau - bass

Thursday 23rd March 2006

Mark Lau

Mark Lau is a bassist/composer originally from Sydney Australia now living in downtown Manhattan, New York. He received his Master of Music degree in jazz bass performance at Manhattan School of Music, NY and a Bachelor of Music degree in jazz bass performance from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, Australia.

Mark has played at many of the major festivals around the world including the Umbria Jazz Festival in Italy, the Pori Jazz Festival in Finland, the Rome Film Festival and the Hong Kong Fringe Festival.

Mark originally came to New York on an Australia Council for the Arts Development grant and has since won many grants and awards. He was a member of the Manhattan Jazz Orchestra which won the 2004 Downbeat Award for Best Studio Orchestra and is a Yamaha Music Artist Relations Contract holder.

Playing with Mark will be:
spike mason - alto/soprano sax
matt mcmahon - piano
toby hall - drums