Marc Schwartz (Tenor Sax) is a professional saxophonist, composer, and arranger based in New York City. As a musician, Marc has played in and arranged for performances in prestigious ensembles, festivals, and concert halls around the world. A native of East Northport, NY, Marc earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in jazz performance and composition at the Eastman School of Music. He performed as a member of Ryan Truesdell’s Gil Evans Project at Prez Fest in New York City and at the 2012 Umbria Summer Jazz Festival in Perugia, Italy. As a graduate student at Eastman, Marc earned three student awards from DOWNBEAT for his arranging, solo saxophone performance, and ensemble playing. Upon graduating from Eastman, Marc moved to New York City to pursue a career as a freelance musician. Soon thereafter, Marc was invited to join the Glenn Miller Orchestra as a tenor saxophonist with which he performed in many great American theaters as well as a number of prominent performance venues in Japan. His first album as a leader, In The Wee Small Hours of the Night, was released in January 2014.
for our 22nd touring season 2016-2017
IN THE MOOD CD
IN THE MOOD, a 1940s musical revue – 2 CD set of the entire show recorded in 2012.
The Joint was Jumpin’ at Schermerhorn Symphony Center for IN THE MOOD with a sell-out crowd in Nashville, TN!
Bass Hall in Fort Worth, TX
From 1994 to 2014 IN THE MOOD has performed worldwide for tens of thousands of people to sell out crowds. Small towns and cities to major metropolitan areas, crowds came out to listen to the great sounds of the String of Pearls Big Band Orchestra and the exciting IN THE MOOD Singers and Dancers. We are so pleased to be carrying out the great traditions of the big bands, the vocalists and the swing dancers. Looking forward to the next 20 years for our IN THE MOOD friends and families.