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Mark Egan Returns With “About Now”
New Albums

Mark Egan Returns With “About Now”

Mark Egan (Pat Metheny Group, Sting, Arcadia, Roger Daltry and Joan Osborne) is showing off his stellar fretless bass chops on About Now, his seventh album. Egan, a contemporary jazz composer, recorded the instrumental album as part of a trio featuring Danny Gottlieb on drums and Mitchel Forman on keyboards, both musicians with whom he has recorded before — Gottlieb...

Mark Egan Debuts New Power Trio and Album
New Albums

Mark Egan Debuts New Power Trio and Album

Mark Egan‘s latest musical project is a new power trio formed by the bassist, drummer Karl Latham and guitarist John Hart. The group has just released their debut album, Unit 1. The album, released through Egan’s own Wavetone Records label features the group’s new take on nine jazz standards the band says is “reminiscent of The Police, Tony Williams Lifetime...

Pat Metheny Group: Jaco
Bass Videos

Pat Metheny Group: Jaco

The Pat Metheny Group did a tune on their first album, (1978), named after Jaco Pastorius. This is an early version of the song from 1977 and features Mark Egan on the fretless bass.

New Albums

Mark Egan announces new CD: Truth Be Told

Mark Egan has a new band and a new CD project, Truth Be Told. The band includes long-time Egan colleagues Bill Evans (sax), Mitch Forman (keys) and Roger Squitero (percussion), with Vinnie Colaiuta joining the group on drums. Egan, known for his fretless bass work, dating back to his time with the Pat Metheny Group (1977-1980), says the groove-oriented new...

Bass Gear

Gear Watch: Pedulla Nuance Bass Guitar

Pedulla has just announced a new line of bass guitar: the Pedulla Nuance. Like all Pedulla bass guitars, the Nuance line is also hand crafted in the USA by Michael Pedulla. This model was developed to respond the subtleties in a player’s technique and has been tested by bassists Tim Landers, Mark Egan, and David Buda, all of whom are...

Concerts & Tours

Mark Egan to perform Sugarloaf Series

Bassist Mark Egan will join an all-star trio this year at the Sugarloaf Series (Sugarloaf, NY) with guitarist Jeff Ciampa and drummer Karl Latham. The event takes place May 9th. Mark is most well known for his work with Pat Metheny, Sting and Larry Coryell. He can be heard on the soundtracks to movies Aladdin and The Color of Money....