Mark Steven 1954
CONTACT

SEEKING

Band to Join, Vocalist, Vocalist - Bass, Vocalist - Baritone, Vocalist - Tenor, Vocalist - Soprano, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drums, Other Percussion, Violin, Trumpet, Saxophone, Keyboard, Piano, Background Singer, Harmonica, Flute, Other, Banjo, Mandolin, Fiddle, Dobro, Vocalist - Alto, Trombone, Bagpipes, Steel guitar, Upright bass, Cello, Accordion, Ukulele, DJ, Electronic Music, Clarinet, Harp.

ABOUT

Seeking Working Musicians only please..........

Mark S Contento 37 Pecan Run Way
Ocala, Florida 34472
609-319-3673
jazmus@comcast.net

OBJECTIVE
Motivated guitar player seeking position within the Music Industry, Single, Bands and Teacher where I may contribute exceptional communication skills to a challenging position that encourages professional growth and offers opportunities for higher levels of responsibility and advancement.

HIGHLIGHTS OF QUALIFICATIONS
•?Extensive Band Experience. Background and skills Management, Arranger and Player. Consistently successful in increasing ability to arrange. Rapidly attained promotions of increasing responsibilities.
•?Multi-task oriented, energetic and posses a positive, professional attitude.
•?Exceptional service and interpersonal skills. Easily
establish trusting rapport with professionals and people of diverse backgrounds.
•?Friendly, enthusiastic and persuasive in a performing situation, successful in promoting musical groups with highest musical potential.
•?Establishes excellent rapport with clients based on well-developed listening skills and ability to
match desires with musical tastes preferred.
•?Ability to work independently and as an effective team member, prioritizing tasks, and using good judgment in handling the day-to-day operations.
•?Earned respect of peers and management by consistently performing with a high degree of professionalism.

Screen name:
Mark Steven 1954
Member since:
Jun 08 2018
Active within 1 week
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
50
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
4-5 nights a week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

EXPERIENCE
Ramada Inn, Landis Ave., Vineland, NJ September 2009 – Present
Guitarist/Vocalist
• Guitarist
• Vocalist
• Arranger
General Bands, New Jersey area January 1995 – August 2009
Guitarist/Vocalist

• Guitarist
• Vocalist
• Arranger
Carl Granieri Orchestra’s, Atlantic City, NJ (Casinos) September 1980 – December 1995 Guitarist/Vocalist
• Guitarist/Vocalist
“The Dovells” - 50’s group – Philadelphia, PA 1976 -1979
Guitarist/Vocalist
• Guitarist/Vocalis

Instrument experience:

Rhythm Guitar:
Expert
Lead Guitar:
Expert
Acoustic Guitar:
Expert
Keyboard:
Intermediate

EQUIPMENT

TRAINING / CERTIFICATIONS

• Sonny Troy
Philly/South Jersey Jazz Guitarist 1974 - 78
• Jimmy Amadie
Philly Jazz Pianist / Student of 1980 – 84
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References available upon request

MUSIC