Feb. 23 , 5 - 6 pm

Mardi Gras Mass

Hancock Church, 1912 Massachusetts Ave., Lexington 

This is a formal Roman Catholic mass , but with women maximally involved , a communion with real bread , and a 10-piece band ! 

Feb. 25 , 5:30 pm with the Hot Tamale Brass Band

Mardi Gras celebration, Fitchburg State, University

Feb. 26 , 8-11 pm with the Duo Maduro Trio 

Stomping Ground, Main St., Putnam, CT

March 1, 2- 5 pm with Doo Wop Deville

Plainridge Park Casino, 301 Washington St., Plainville

March 7, 8-10 pm with Duo Maduro Trio

Outpost 186 , 186 1/2 Hampshire St.

March 15 with Hot Tamale Brass Band

South Boston St. Patrick's Day Parade

March 22 with the Hot Tamale Brass Band

St. Patricks Day Parade, Holyoke MA

March 31 with Manege a Trois

8 pm, Passim in Harvard Square 


Check the venue website to make sure the schedule hasn’t gone all syncopated, but you can generally look forward to these.

440 Gypsy Jazz

Second Sunday of each month

11-2 (brunch-time) at Trails End Cafe, Lincoln

Check calendar: 

Josh Lederman and the Cambridge-Somerville all Stars

Second and fourth Saturdays of each and every month

4-6 pm at Plough and Stars, Mass Avenue, Cambridge

Check calendar:


Visit the calendar pages of these musical troupes with whom Mark frequently performs, or follow them on Facebook:


Zoe Lewis

Doo-Wop DeVille

Hot Tamale Brass Band

Be Nice or Leave Brass Band

Manege a Trois

Duo Maduro Trio



Nov 6 with the Duo Maduro Trio

Stomping Ground, 132 Main St . Putnam, CT

We have kind of a residency here; last time we had people dancing to "Giant Steps" and the like 

Nov 10 with 440

Trail's End Cafe, 97 Lowell St., Concord MA

11 am-2 pm

Our monthly brunch residency going on four 4 years or so now 

Nov 17 with the Duo Maduro Trio

Outpost 186, 186 1/2 Hampshire St., Cambridge

8-10 pm


Nov 26 with Zoe Lewis

Record Release Party, "The Sound of Wings"

Laurie Beechman Theatre in the West End Cafe, NYC

7-9 pm


Dec  8 with 440

Trail's End Cafe, Concord

11 am-2 pm 

December 12 with 440

Dot Jazz

7:30 pm

All Saints Church, Ashmont, Boston


Dec 19 with 440

Biomed Building lobby, Blackfan St., Boston

11:30 am-1:30 pm


Dec 28 with the Hot Tamale Brass Band

Plymouth, MA

4:30-7:30 pm


Dec 31 with 440

Chatham First Night

Chatham Orpheum, 637 Main St., Chatham

3 pm


August 16: With Willie Alexander

UU Meetinghouse, Gloucester

Early evening

This has become an annual event

June 8 with Zoe Lewis, 7:30 pm

Club Passim, 47 Palmer St., Cambridge MA

June 9 with Al Janik's Plastyczny Ser Orkestra ( that's Plastic Cheese Orchestra ), 12 - 5 pm

Notch Brewery, 283 Rear, Derby St., Salem MA 01970

Friday , February 1 at Passim, Harvard Square.  "Agnostic Gospel II" with David Champagne, Dinty Child, Barry Rothman, and others. 

Sunday, February 3: New Orleans jazz and Second Line grooves with 

with a pared down version of the Revolutionary Snake Ensemble: Dave Harris (tuba or trombone) , Blake Newman (upright bass) and myself, so a REALLY pared down version, at the Milky Way , 244 Amory St . , JP, 5-8 pm. 


Sunday, March 18 with Hot Tamale Brass Band

St. Patrick's Day Parade


Sunday, July 9 with Zoe Lewis

Sunset at Herring Cove, Provincetown 

Sunday April 30 with the Hot Tamale Brass Band

Annual Arlington Walk for Affordable Housing

12-3 pm

Sunday, April 30 with Doo-Wop DeVille

Dance2Swing, Elk's Hall , Leominster

Friday , April 28 with Zoe Lewis
Club Passim, 47 Palmer Street, Cambridge
7 pm

Friday, February 24 with Bertrand Laurence
Once Ballroom (ACLU Benefit), 156 Highland Avenue, Somerville

Saturday, February 25 with Josh Lederman and the Cambridge Somerville all Stars
Plough and Stars, 912 Mass. Ave., Cambridge

Saturday, December 31 with Bertrand Laurence
Gracie's, 194 Washington Street, Providence RI


Sunday, January 1 with Zoe Lewis
Tin Pan Alley, Provincetown

Sunday, January 8  with 440 (gypsy jazz)

Trail’s End Café, 92 Lowell Road, Concord 

Sunday, November 20

Song Salon with Catherine Coleman

Third Life Studio

Friday, November 18 with Manège à Deux

New Bedford Art Museum, 608 Pleasant Street, New Bedford

Wednesday , November 9 with Zoe Lewis and the Bootleggers

Laurie Beechman Theater, 407 West 42nd Street (near 9th Avenue), NYC

Sunday, October 30   with Doo-Wop DeVille

Leominster Lodge of Elks, 134 North Main Street,

Friday, October 28 with Josh Lederman and the Be Nice or Leave Brass Band

Bull McCabes, 366 Somerville Ave., Somerville 10 pm

Sunday, October 23 Josh Lederman and the Be Nice or Leave Brass Band

SomerStreets Monster MashedUp (Union Square, 2-6 pm)  

Saturday, October 22 with Doo-Wop DeVille

Opening for the Capris (“There’s a Moon Out Tonight”)

Clarion Hotel, West Springfield MA

Friday, October 14 with Zoe Lewis and the Bootleggers

Velvet Lounge and Cabaret, 258 Commercial Street, Provincetown

Thursday, October 13 with Porch-I-Oke

Somerville Community Growing Center, 22 Vinal Street 

Sunday, October 9   with Hot Tamale Brass Band

Warner Fall Foliage Festival Grand Parade
Main Street, Warner, NH

Sunday, October 9 with the Oom Pa Pas

John Harvard’s Brew House, 33 Dunster St., Cambridge

Saturday, October 8  with Willie Alexander

Lowell Celebrates Kerouac Festival
Olympia's Zorba Music Hall, 439 Market Street, Lowell