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Mark Colby

Mark has performed with Gerry Mulligan, Jaco Pastorius, Frank Sinatra, Maynard Ferguson, Bob James, Charlie Haden and Mose Allison. He is a first call studio musician, and has played on over 2,000 commercials in the competitive Chicago market. He has been a jazz faculty member at DePaul University since 1983, as well as Elmhurst College. Currently, he is performing as a guest soloist and clinician/ adjudicator at high schools and colleges throughout the United States representing the Selmer Company.

I've been listenting to Mark Colby for twenty years, and I've seen him grow into a master of the saxophone and master of the music he plays.” ~Stan Getz

“Mark was a great asset to our event, providing incisive comments and excellent clinic work. He has an uncanny ability to lock in with both youngsters and adults.” ~Dr. John Harding, Director of Jazz Studies University of North Carolina

“A brilliant saxophone soloist in the virtuoso range.” ~John Wilson, The New York Times


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Suite!

JMOOD* Records
2020

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You Must Believe In...

Southport Records
2020

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Sun Stone

JMOOD* Records
2019

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Reflections

Origin Records
2009

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Speaking of Stan

Hallway Records
2006

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Speaking of Stan

Hallway Records
2005

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A Night in Tunisia

From: You Must Believe In Spring
By Mark Colby

Sunset Breeze

From: Suite!
By Mark Colby

Sun Stone

From: Sun Stone
By Mark Colby

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