This event has been cancelled.
A very special performance by The Marko Marcinko Jazz Combo.
Table space is limited. We are sorry we can not accommodate phone requests or requests through email on our site. All seating is on a first come, first served for this event.
During his years in the music industry, Marko Marcinko has worked as a freelance musician playing drum set, percussion, piano/keyboards, bass guitar, vocals, and trombone. He has also served as a studio session player, arranger, musical director, and producer for numerous commercial jingles, indie-films, and off-Broadway, club and theater engagements.
Born in Archbald, Pennsylvania, Marcinko studied technique with drumming master Joe Morello and continued his training at the University of Miami (FL) where he studied classical, jazz, Brazilian, and Afro-Cuban styles under professors Fred Wickstrom, Steve Bagby, Steve Rucker, Harry Hawthorne, and Ney Resaro.
Marcinko toured and recorded with jazz legend Maynard Ferguson in the mid-’90s and with NEA Jazz Master Dave Liebman as a member of the Dave Liebman Group 2000-2014. He currently works with the Grammy-nominated Dave Liebman Big Band and the Organik Vibe Trio featuring Joel Frahm, Ron Oswanski, The Hal Galper Trio and The Marko Marcinko Latin Jazz Quintet.
He is an Emmy nominated and Grammy nominated artist as well as the founder and artistic director of the PA Jazz Alliance ,the Scranton Jazz Festival and the Montgomery County Jazz Festival. Marko has served as a consultant, clinician, and adjudicator throughout the United States, Canada, South America, eastern/western Europe, and Japan.
Over the past 32 years, he has performed with Joe Henderson, Phil Woods, Jimmy Heath, Clark Terry, Jon Faddis, Slide Hampton, Benny Golson, Bob Dorough, Red Rodney, Arturo Sandivol, Michael Brecker, Randy Brecker, Mulgrew Miller, Delfeayo Marsalis, Wallace Roney, John Pizzarelli, Kurt Elling, Tierney Sutton, Janis Siegel, Terell Stafford, Joe Lovano, Anthony Jackson, Mike Stern and Will Lee. Also with popular musicians and entertainers including: John Legend, Jon Secada, Joan Rivers, Jay Leno, Connie Francis, Joe Piscopo, Don Rickles, Melba Moore, Juan Gabriel, Clay Aiken, Bob Newhart, and Nicol Williamson.
Professor Marcinko serves as director of jazz and contemporary music for the PA Jazz Institute. After serving as adjunct jazz studies professor at Penn State University (1999-2016) He then became the director of jazz studies from (2016-2022) . He has also served as adjunct professor of jazz at Lehigh University, Marywood University, SUNY Orange College and The Univ. of Richmond.
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