‘Twas the Night Before Christmas – a jazz edition

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas – a jazz edition

‘Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the club All the hep cats were grooving, the music was love. The band was a-jammin’- our notes danced in the air In hopes we’d get paid, and dammit, paid fair. Lovers were nestled, sweet-nothings were said While...
Jazz Christmas Charts

Jazz Christmas Charts

In preparation of upcoming holiday events, I arranged a handful of jazz Christmas charts, or rather, Jazz christmas lead sheets. Keep in my mind, these were created specifically for my band – so these jazz christmas charts are very bare-bones and minimal. They...
Music of Miles Concert Video

Music of Miles Concert Video

Jazz Arts Initiative presents THE JAZZ ROOM @ the Stage Door Theater (Blumenthal PAC), featuring trumpeter Mark Rapp playing the music of Miles Davis. Every 3rd Tuesday of each month at 6pm.Tickets available at www.carolinatix.org Jazz Arts Initiative is a non-profit...
Your Carolina TV Interview and Performance

Your Carolina TV Interview and Performance

We had a great time this morning appearing on Greenville, SC morning talk show “Your Carolina”. We talked about the Jazz Brunch at this year’s Euphoria Festival where I’ll be leading the SCJO (scjazzorchestra.com) and all that good stuff. Brad...
TSP Returns to the Velvet Note

TSP Returns to the Velvet Note

Mark Rapp, co-leader and trumpeter for the band TSP (Derek Lee Bronston on guitar), are coming to the prestigious jazz club, The Velvet Note, in Atlanta, GA on Saturday, September 28. Get your tickets online at: thevelvetnote.com/the-song-project/ TSP is redefining...