MARK PETERSON IS A NEW YORK BASED COMPOSER, BASSIST AND MUSICAL DIRECTOR WITH OVER 20 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE TOURING AND RECORDING WITH A WHO’S WHO LIST OF ARTISTS:

SHAKIRA, STEVIE WONDER, CIRQUE DU SOLEIL, GERALD ALBRIGHT, JANET JACKSON, JASON ROBERT BROWN, TOM SCOTT, CLARK TERRY, JAMES BLOOD ULMER+++, ORNETTE COLEMAN, NICK CAVE, DENNIS EDWARDS, GLORIA GAYNOR, CASSANDRA WILSON ++, VERNON REID, MAXIME LEFORRESTIER, LITTLE ANTHONY AND THE IMPERIALS, IMELDA STAUNTON, AIDA, AISHA, LAUREN KENNEDY, MELISSA ERRICO, BLOOD, SWEAT & TEARS, DAVID BROMBERG, SHELBY LYNNE, CHEB TATI, THE DUBLINERS, MARY BLACK, ELIZA CARTY, HEZEKIAH WALKER, OLIVER LAKE, THE CRESTS, THE CONTOURS, LOU MEYERS, THE ORIOLES, JODY ESPINA, HOWARD PAUL, JEFF KASHIWA…

HIS COLLABORATIVE SPIRIT HAS LEAD TO A WRITING PARTNERSHIP WITH GRAMMY AWARD WINNER, GUITARIST VERNON REID. TOGETHER, THEY HAVE CONTRIBUTED MUSIC TO MANY SUCCESSFUL FILMS AND TELEVISION SHOWS SUCH AS THE CHRIS ROCK PRODUCTION, “TOTALLY BIASED," CNN’S “UNITED SHADE OF AMERICA," HBO, TOUCHSTONE PICTURES, 371 PRODUCTIONS AND SPYGLASS ENTERTAINMENT.


IN 2005, MARK STARTED MPM ENTERTAINMENT, AN EVENTS PROMOTIONS AND PLANNING COMPANY WHICH PROVIDES ENTERTAINMENT SERVICES TO AN A-LIST OF CLIENTS, GOVERNMENT AGENCIES, DIGNITARIES AND FORTUNE 500 COMPANIES.

IN 2016, HE PARTNERED WITH VISIONARY ARTIST CAROL MARTINAK AND WILL SOON OPEN THE KINTSUGI ARTIST SPACE. LOCATED IN THE HISTORIC VALLEY ARTS DISTRICT OF NEW JERSEY, THIS 10,000 SQUARE FOOT INTERACTIVE DUPLEX IS HOUSED IN THE 110-YEAR OLD HAT CITY FACTORY BUILDING.




PROUD ENDORSER OF: ULTIMATE EARS MONITORING SYSTEMS, MOOLLON BASSES, MOOER EFFECTS PEDALS, ROCK READY PROTECTIVE GEAR, SADOWSKY BASSES, ABLETON LIVE.


++“New Moon Daughter," 1996 Grammy Award, Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Cassandra Wilson
“Belly of the Sun," 2002 Gramm Nomination, Best Jazz Vocal Performance, by Cassandra Wilson

+++“Sun Sessions," 2001 Grammy Nomination, Best Blues CD, by James “Blood" Ulmer