Mark Templeton: Pianist, Arranger, Composer

Mark Templeton was born in New York, NY on May 25, 1961, the son of portrait artist Robert Templeton. Starting on guitar, and continuing with the piano Mark applied himself at musical styles from classical to rock. Starting his training in classical piano, he became interested in jazz during his mid teens, and attended Berklee School of Music for several years before starting his professional career. Mark currently lives in Woodbury, CT.

Selected U.S. Performances:

  • Blue Note, N.Y.C. with Tony Purrone
  • Birdland, N.Y.C. with Mike Dapozzo
  • B. Smiths, N.Y.C. with Kenny Garrett Group
  • South Street Seaport with Sherri Winston
  • Lake Compounce with Chuck Berry
  • Oakdale Music Theatre with Connie Francis
  • Quinnipiac College with Randy Brecker
  • Quinnipiac College with Clark Terry
  • Gilson Theatre with Eddie Henderson
  • 880 Club with Frank Foster
  • Iron Horse with Freddie Hubbard
  • Palace Theatre with Freddie Hubbard
  • Citys Edge with Curtis Fuller
  • Rocking Horse Cafe with Slide Hampton
  • Charles Ives Center with Clark Eno
  • Mannes College with Randy Johnston
  • The Hillside, Waterbury CT, with Gerry Bergonzi, Dave Santoro, and Ed Soph
  • New Haven Symphony Orchestra All Ellington Concert
  • Lake Compounce with Red Skelton