A graduate of Berklee College of Music, Mark McKnight holds a PhD in Music Performance/Improvisation. With a stylistically eclectic background, he has played throughout the UK and Europe, releasing, to date, two albums of original music featuring a variety of world-renowned collaborators.
In addition to acclaimed work in performance and composition, Mark has developed a uniquely effective approach as an educator, producing improvisation practice framework The Creative Method and innovative sight reading app SightScribe.
‘Superbly played…unexpectedly original.’
The Guardian (U.K.)
‘Gorgeous explorations of the theme by McKnight and saxophonist Seamus Blake, who trade with fluidness, intensity and feeling.’
All About Jazz (U.S.A.)
‘McKnight’s crisp, inventive guitar work assiduously avoiding clichés.’
The Scotsman (U.K.)
‘McKnight’s solos were marvellously constructed and characteristically rather elegant combined with an emotional intensity, a soulfulness.’
Guitar Techniques (U.K.)