Mark Levine has seemingly mastered the unusual double of both piano and valve trombone, being equally and sufficiently adept on both to have produced albums on either instrument. Levine graduated from Boston University in 1960 with a music degree. He moved to New York shortly afterwards, freelancing and playing with a variety of top players including Houston Person (1966), Mongo Santamaria (1969-70), Willie Bobo (1971-74), Joe Henderson and Gabor Szabo
Mark Levine (born 1938) is an American jazz pianist, trombonist, composer, author and educator. He has played with Dizzy Gillespie, Woody Shaw, Freddie Hubbard, Joe Henderson, Tito Puente, Mongo Santamaría, Cal Tjader, Willie Bobo, Bobby Hutcherson, and many others. He has written three popular books: The Jazz Piano Book, The Jazz Theory Book, and The Drop 2 Book.
Pianist Mark Levine's Latin jazz quartet does not blaze any new trails on Isla, but the group performs a colorful repertoire with spirit. In addition to Levine, the main voice is percussionist Michael Spiro, whose variety of sounds and complex polyrhythms give the group (which is called the Latin Tinge) a lot of its musical personality.
Smiley Smile is the 12th studio album by American rock band the Beach Boys, released on September 18, 1967. It reached number 9 on UK record charts, but sold poorly in the US, peaking at number 41-the band's lowest chart placement to that point. Critics and fans generally received the album with confusion and disappointment. Only one single was issued from Smiley Smile: "Heroes and Villains"
Mark Levine (born 1938) is an American jazz pianist, trombonist, composer, author and educator. 1969: Pilgrim's Progress' For Album Info, the other Mark Levine performed on this album with Ry Cooder]'. 1977: Up Till Now (Catalyst). 1985: Smiley and Me with Smiley Winters. 1995: Impressions with Afro Blue Band. 1997: One Notch Up with Eddie Marshall. 1997: Exact Change with Eddie Marshall, John Wiitala
MARK LEVINE is a latin jazz, post bop hard bop music artist. Joe recorded two of Mark's tunes on "Canyon Lady," the late tenor giant's only Latin jazz album. Mark returned the favor by playing two of Joe's classic compositions, "Inner Urge," and "A Shade Of Jade," on his 2000 release, "Serengeti. His interest in Latin jazz led to work with Mongo Santamaria, Willie Bobo, Moacir Santos, Francisco Aguabella, Pete Escovedo, and Cal Tjader (including Cal's Grammy-winning Concord Jazz recording "La Onda Va Bien").
I am almost 57 years old and would like to find a full time job with benefits, but alot of places consider me and older workers like myself, to be more of a liability than an asset. I have a great work ethic and work three times harder than most of the 20 and 30 somethings I work with who have no idea what a work ethic is since most of them were welfare babies and have never had to depend on themselves like I have had to over the years.