About the School
Mark Neuenschwander adopted the bass in order to perform more jazz and contemporary music. He studied music at Memphis State and engineering at Purdue. Widely known as one of Florida's finest bassists and busiest musicians, Mark has performed or recorded with many "greats," including Cab Calloway, Billy Eckstine, Panama Francis, Steve Allen, Rosemary Clooney, Diane Schuur, Michael Feinstein, Yanni, Chick Corea, John Abercrombie, Toshiko Akiyoshi, Monty Alexander, George Wein, Russell Malone, John Pizzarelli and hundreds more. Mark is also on the faculty of St. Petersburg College, Eckerd College and the Pinellas County Center for the Arts.