Mark Hiebert – Chicago Baritone Sax Biography and Performances
Mark Hiebert is an in demand saxophonist and educator in the Chicago area, and is regularly involved in original projects and collaborations with musicians and educators from around the country. He has earned both his Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education and his Master’s Degree in Jazz Composition from DePaul University in Chicago, IL.
Shorty after arriving in Chicago, Mark began his music career, and has since performed and recorded on saxophone and woodwinds with Natalie Cole, the Four Tops, the Temptations, Frankie Valli, The Lionel Hampton Orchestra featuring Jason Marsalis, Jeff Hamilton, Malik Yusef, Benny Golson, Phil Woods, Tito Puente, Jr., Daphne Willis, and Too Live Crew, along with fine bands like the Chicago Afro-Latin Jazz Ensemble, Mulligan Mosaics, Rob Parton Big Band, Joe Clark Big Band, Model Citizens, M13, Tom Matta Big Band, Ian Torres Big Band, Model Citizens Big Band, and the Alan Gresik Swingshift Orchestra.
Mark continues to perform and record regularly in the Chicagoland area on saxophones, clarinet, bass clarinet, and flute, and is a regular member of Arcana (led by Trumpeter and Composer Joe Clark) and Milk Punch (a bi-annual Gerry Mulligan tribute with collaborator Trumpeter James Davis).