IMPROV-O-LINIST KIPPY MARKS
Kippy Marks has been delighting audiences with his inspirational compositions and lively performances for over 2 decades. Raised in El Paso, Texas, the Artist began his musical acclaim with performances with the El Paso youth symphony orchestra and also the Coronado T-bird Orchestra which was awarded a first-place recognition by winning the international Youth & Music Festival coveted Award in Vienna, Austria during his tenure.
Kippy began to refine his artistry by performing as a distinguished member of the Denver youth Symphony Orchestra and with the Billings Symphony Orchestra before turning his attention to the art of composition and improvisation. With his unforgetable compositions, which draw from Classical, Jazz, Blues, Dance and even Middle-Eastern and Eastern-European traditions has brought Kippy global recognition which includes the Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco and Bay area communities. Upon relocating to the San Francisco/Bay area, the Artist hopes to achieve continued high visibility with the community and hopes performing for such distinguished audiences as the San Diego Chamber of Commerce, San Diego City Council, and the Insights World Conference Leadership Forums will segue into many years of inspiring-creative-experiences within and around the San Francisco/Bay Area. Kippy's innovative stylings have been featured at the Hotel Del Coronado and Westgate Hotel, and have shared life within community festivals such as San Diego Pride and Cityfest festival.San Francisco Pride Soul of Pride. Kippy is proud to be affilliated with such companies as Schwarzkopf International, Coffeebean and Tealeaf Coffeehouses and with groups such as the Concious Youth Media Crew, Intel, Salano Stroll and many charitable organizations in San Francisco and in the Bay area. Kippy believes in giving back to the community and has contributed his talents to charity and youth-outreach organizations such as ORDINARY MIRICALES the METROPOLITAN COMMUNITY CHURCH, MARKET STREET FIRST ADVENTIST CHURCH, UNITY PALO ALTO, NURSES ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA and the BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB OF AMERICA just to name a few.
Kippys NEW cd Under The Covers. This CD is packed full of cover tunes. Which includes hits such as Marry Me, Locked out of Heaven and Call me Maybe. plus many many more. Sit back and enjoy the sound of many of todays latest hits. Kippy also adds many of his own original compositions. This CD is sure to be one of your favorites!". US $15
"MY MUSIC HAS ALWAYS BEEN MY WAY OF REACHING OUT TO MY COMMUNITY. IT'S A WONDERFUL FEELING WHEN YOU CAN INSPIRE SOMEONE... WHEN YOU CAN HELP THEM EXPERIENCE JUST A LITTLE MORE JOY IN THEIR DAY. I LOVE TO CONNECT WITH THE AUDIENCE! THAT'S WHY I LOVE PERFORMING LIVE, AND WHY I LOVE IMPROVISATION. IT'S ABOUT THE ENERGY FLOW, WORKING WITH THE PEOPLE TO CREATE MUSIC- AND THE ENJOYMENT OF MUSIC- AT THE SAME TIME"