|Mark formed the Jazz Orchestra in 1986 and since then has featured some of the world’s most famous musicians including…
- American trumpet superstar, Maynard Ferguson
- World famous trumpeter, Bobby Shew
- Former member of the Buddy Rich, Woody Herman, and Louis Belson Orchestras, Phil Wilson (Now a lecturer at Berkeley College USA)
- Teddy Edwards, formally a member of the Charlie Parker Sextet
- West Coast alto sax legend, Herb Geller
The Orchestra has played at Hayfield and Wigan Jazz Festivals and in many well-known venues including ‘Band on the Wall’ in Manchester, ‘The Rhythm Station’ and many more.