Mark Mixx & Tha Street Jazz Cartel
Mark Mixx: A native Detroiter that grew up listening to music and because of his infatuation with music he knew at an early age that one day he would embark on a musical career. During his early years while Mark was still in elementary school in 1984 he joined the band where he took up the art of playing drums and percussion, which carried over to middle and high school after graduation Mark added the piano.
Producer, Arranger & Musician: Mark Mixx has produced, arranged and played on
Musical projects over the past ten (15) years
Tha Street Jazz Cartel: In 2006 Mark Mixx decided to produce a Jazz CD on his independent record label. He assembled some talented Detroit musician to collaborate and play on the “Street Jazz Project, Johnny Barnes (trumpet), Steve Cooley (trumpet), Eddie Taylor (trumpet), Issac Pippen (keys), Tony Johnson (drums), Deblone Jackson (flute), Marty Montgomery (sax), Charles Jones (trombone), Stevo (bass), Derrick Bartel (guitar), Randel Wilson (guitar), and Mark Mixx (percussion and keys) “Tha Street Jazz Cartel”
The Street Jazz CD is currently getting radio airplay in Atlanta, and other parts of the country plus overseas and online stations.
Mark Mixx and Tha Street Jazz Cartel has performed with world renowned names like Michael Franks, Alex Bugnon, Marion Meadows, Mindi Abair and more. Also appeared on Fox 2 Detroit.
The Isis Style Family: In 2003 riding on the heels of success with the Havin Thoughts Project Mark decide to produce arrange and release another Hip Hop compilation, The Isis Style Family.
Havin Thoughts: The year 2000 Mark produced and arranged all the music for the Hip Hop“Havin Thoughts Project” released on his independent label.
For more information log onto: www.streetjazzcartel.com firstname.lastname@example.org