Mark Soskin

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Mark Soskin
Birth name Mark Samuel Soskin
Born (1953-07-12) July 12, 1953 (age 61)
Genres jazz
Occupation(s) Musician, Music Educator, Clinician, Arranger
Instruments Piano
Years active 1972 – present

Mark Samuel Soskin (born 1953) is an American jazz pianist based in New York City.[1][2]


As leader

As co-leader

As sideman

  • Roger Glenn: Reachin', Fantasy
  • Pete Escovedo and Sheila E: Solo Two, Fantasy
  • Pete Escovedo and Sheila E: Happy Together, Fantasy
  • Bill Summers: Feel The Heat, Fantasy
  • Bill Summers: On Sunshine, Fantasy
  • Bobbi Humphrey: Tailor Made, Columbia
  • Billy Cobham: Magic, Columbia
  • Billy Cobham: Simplicity Of Expression, Depth Of Thought, Columbia
  • CBS Allstars: Alivemuthaforya, Columbia
  • George Russell: Live In An American Time Spiral, Soul Note
  • Herbie Mann: Jasil Brazz, RBI
  • Herbie Mann: Opalescense, Kokopelli
  • Herbie Mann: Caminho de Casa, Chesky
  • Herbie Mann: America/Brasil, Lightyear
  • Herbie Mann: 65th Birthday Celebration, Live At The Blue Note, Lightyear
  • Jeanie Stahl: I'm Just Foolin' Myself, Daring Records
  • Billy Novick: Pennywhistles From Heaven, Green Linnet
  • Kayoko Miyama featuring Tanareid with Mark Soskin: Best Regards, Sound Hills
  • Claudio Roditi: Jazz Turns Samba, Groovin' High
  • Claudio Roditi: Freewheelin', Reservoir
  • Bobby Watson: Urban Renewal, Kokopelli
  • Steve Bargonetti: Steve Bargonetti, Qwest
  • Various Artists: A Jazz City Christmas, Jazz City
  • Jimmy Ponder: Something To Ponder, Muse
  • Jimmy Ponder: Steel City Soul, 32 Jazz Records
  • Hendrik Muerkens: A View From Manhattan, Concord
  • Hendrik Muerkens: Poema Brasilero, Concord
  • Hendrik Muerkens: Slidin', Concord
  • Steve Slagle featuring Joe Lovano: Smoke Signals, Panorama
  • Joe Locke: Innerspace, Steeplechase
  • Sonny Rollins: Don't Stop The Carnival, Milestone
  • Sonny Rollins: Don't Ask, Milestone
  • Sonny Rollins: Sunny Days Starry Nights, Milestone
  • Sonny Rollins: Dancing In The Dark, Milestone
  • Sonny Rollins: Falling In Love With Jazz, Milestone
  • Sonny Rollins: G-Man, Milestone
  • Sonny Rollins: Here's To The People, Milestone
  • Sonny Rollins: Silver City, Milestone
  • Sonny Rollins: Road Shows Vol.1, Doxy
  • Teddy Edwards: James Van Buren Meets Teddy Edwards, Vartan Jazz
  • Carla White: Live at Vartan's, Vartan Jazz
  • Compilation: The Best Of Vartan Jazz, Vols. 1 & 2, Vartan Jazz
  • Sherry Winston: Love Madness, Headfirst
  • Sherri Roberts: Dreamsville, Brownstone
  • Sherri Roberts: Twilight World, Brownstone
  • Eric Wyatt: Godson, Paddlewheel
  • Dawn Upshaw: The World So Wide, Nonesuch
  • Ze Louis: Guaraní Banana, Malandro
  • Kenia Acioly: Initial Thrill, Zebra
  • Kenia Acioly: Rio/New York, Jazzmania
  • Deuce: Deuce, Redwood Records
  • Nanette Natal: Stairway to the Stars, Benyo Music
  • Hans Kennel: Stella Featuring Mark Soskin, TCB
  • SuperNova: SuperNova Claudia Villela, Jazzheads
  • Roseanna Vitro: Conviction, A Records
  • Roseanna Vitro: Clarity, Music of Clare Fischer, RandomActRecords
  • String Of Pearls: S.O.P New York/Brasil, Alfa Music
  • Bruce Williamson: Big City Magic, Timeless
  • Roland Vazquez: No Separate Love, Rvcd
  • Roland Vazquez: Furthur Dance, Rvcd
  • Roland Vazquez: Quintet Live, Rvcd
  • Greg Abate: Happy Samba, Blue Chip Jazz
  • Manhattan Reggae Unit: Come Spring, Pony Canyon
  • Manhattan Reggae Unit: Together, Pony Canyon
  • Fritz Renold and The Bostonian Friends: Starlight, Columbia
  • The Empire State Group: Benjamin Sujesh, Anothen Records
  • Kazuko Michishita: You Can Dream, Kaz Music
  • Minehaha: May Happiness Be Yours, Nippon Columbia
  • Various Musicians: Keys To The City, Pony Canyon
  • Various Musicians: Cowboy Bebop, Victor
  • Shinobu Itoh: Sailing Rolling, PAS
  • Calle 54 soundtrack, Bluenote
  • Robert Debellis: Parallax, Vintone Records
  • Steve Smith: Steve Smith and Buddy's Buddies: Very Live At Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club Set 1, Tonecenter
  • Steve Smith: Steve Smith and Buddy's Buddies: Very Live At Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club Set 2, Tonecenter
  • Steve Smith: Steve Smith's Jazz Legacy Live On Tour Vol. 1, Drum Legacy Records
  • Steve Smith: Steve Smith's Jazz Legacy Live On Tour Vol. 2, Drum Legacy Records
  • Roseanna Vitro: The Music of Randy Newman, Motema (Grammy Nomination)
  • Danny Willensky: Back In The Mix, Speechless
  • Roger Rosenberg: Baritonality, Sunnyside
  • Erik Charlston: JazzBrasil Essentially Hermeto, Sunnyside
  • Eddie Allen: Push, Edjalen Music

External links[edit]


  1. ^ The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz; Second edition, Three volumes, bio by Gary W. Kennedy, edited by Barry Dean Kernfeld (born 1950), Macmillan Publishers, London (2002) OCLC 46956628LCCN 2001-40794 ISBN 1561592846 ISBN 9781561592845 ISBN 033369189X ISBN 9780333691892
  2. ^ William F. Milkowski (born 1954) Profile: Mark Soskin, Down Beat, Vol. 56, No. 1, pg. 48 (January 1989)

3. Dan McClenaghan, Allaboutjazz (2012) Best Releases of 2012