Classical, jazz, tropical, rock, motown and pop guitar with vocals. Solo, and as a one man band with unique custom backing instrumentation. Perfect for all finer venues and events, for dancing and/or background music. Over 25 years experience in the finest NYC hotels and restaurants from the Waldorf and Plaza to Cipriani and The Four Seasons.
Mark Fogel is a Brooklyn, NY born guitarist, and a graduate of Brooklyn College, earning a BA in Music with a classical guitar major. Fluent in all contemporary styles of music, Mark has performed or recorded with many musicians from well known bands, including members of John Lennon, Bruce Springsteen, Guns n Roses, Frank Sinatra, Buddy Rich, Billy Joel and Tower of Power's bands, and many more. He has performed in concert with members of The Rock-n-Roll Hall of Fame and was recently asked to accompany Grammy & Song of The Year ("Killing Me Softly") winner and Songwriter Hall of Fame member Charles Fox for a private concert. He has played in the pit for off Broadway shows including Guys and Dolls and Grease, and has been the guitarist for the Big Apple Circus. Mark also has worked with many of the top corporate entertainment agencies and orchestras in and around NYC.
Recently relocated to SW Florida, Mark has already performed in concerts with the SW Florida Symphony, at openings for the Naples Historical Society, Gallerie Du Soleil and Cosmopolitan Fine Art Galleries, and at the Naples Yacht Club, Naples Sailing and Yacht Club. Royal Poinciana Golf Club, Audubon Country Club, Naples Winter Wine Festival Vintner Dinner, Pelican Marsh, and more. Mark was the featured jazz artist at the opening of the Mercato Concert Series.He has also entertained on Cruise Naples, performed classical and tropical music for beach weddings at Naples Beach, Marco Marriott, Waldorf Naples and other hotels, and performed private dinner concerts at Grey Oaks.
Mark is half of the popular duo "Mr. & Mrs", which features wife Diane on vocals. They've often been the feature act for Naples' famous "Evening on 5TH" Music Series, the Marco Island Mackle Park Concert Series, and have performed at private events at many of the finer private venues in SW FL.
Mark is proud to have been featured in PULSE MAGAZINE in a full page color article as their featured artist!
PULSE is available in finer venues throughout SW FL. Here's a link to the online version. See page 24.