Mark Stewart (American musician)
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|Origin||New York City, New York, United States|
|Occupation(s)||Multi-instrumentalist, composer, singer, instrument designer|
|Instruments||Guitar, daxophone, theremin, cello, baritone saxophone|
He has been a member of the Bang on a Can All-Stars, the Fred Frith Guitar Quartet, Steve Reich and Musicians, Zeena Parkins' Gangster Band, and Arnold Dreyblatt's Orchestra of Excited Strings. Stewart is a founding member of the Bang on a Can All-Stars band and The Jerry Wortman Nonette. Also, he has worked with Paul Simon, Anthony Braxton, Bob Dylan, Cecil Taylor, Meredith Monk, Philip Glass, Bruce Springsteen, Edie Brickell, Don Byron, Paul McCartney, Marc Ribot, and in the duo Polygraph Lounge with Rob Schwimmer, with whom he also contributed to Simon & Garfunkel's "Old Friends" reunion concert tour. He plays many experimental and lesser-used instruments, such as the daxophone and theremin.
Stewart lives in Brooklyn, New York.
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With Bang on a Can
- 'Bang on a Can Live, Vol. 2 (Composers Recordings Inc., 1993)
- Bang on a Can Live, Vol. 3 (Composers Recordings Inc., 1994)
- Industry (Sony Classical, 1995)
- Cheating, Lying, Stealing (Sony Classical, 1996)
- Music For Airports - Brian Eno (Point Music, 1998)
- Renegade Heaven (Cantaloupe, 2000)
- Steve Reich: New York Counterpoint; Eight Lines; Four Organs (Nonesuch, 2000)
- Terry Riley - In C (Cantaloupe, 2001)
- Classics (Cantaloupe, 2002)
- Bang On A Can & Don Byron - A Ballad For Many (Cantaloupe, 2006)
- Ayaya Moses (1997, CD, Ambiances Magnétiques, Canada) - e-guitar
- Upbeat (1999, CD, Ambiances Magnétiques, Canada) - e-guitar
With Paul Simon
- You're The One' (Warner Bros., 2000) - dobro, banjo, sitar, cello, trumpet, pedal steel
- So Beautiful or So What (Hear Music, 2011) - saxophone, vocals, wind instruments, e-guitar
- Live In New York City (Hear Music, 2012 - e-guitar, saxophone, wind instruments
With Zeena Parkins
- Mouth=Maul=Betrayer (Tzadik, 1996) - guitar, mandolin, cello
- Pan-Acousticon (Tzadik, 1999) - guitar, cello, daxophone
With Ted Reichman
- Emigré (Tzadik, 2003) - e-guitar, cello, mandocello, tenor banjo
With Evan Ziporyn
- Gamelan Galak Tika (New World Records, 2000) - e-guitar, metallophone
- Amok!, Tire Fire (New World Records, 2000) - e-guitar, metallophone
- ShadowBang (Cantaloupe Music, 2003) - e-guitar
- Mark Stewart biography on the Bang on a Can website
- "Polygraph Lounge : Mark Stewart". Polygraphlounge.com. Retrieved April 20, 2019.
- "Forced Exposure - Artist Page". Forcedexposure.com. Retrieved April 20, 2019.
- Mark Stewart > Credits at AllMusic[dead link]
- Wilkinson, Alec (May 12, 2003). "An Instrumental Man". The New Yorker. Retrieved October 18, 2019.