Resonance review: Smooth Jazz Life

Mark Etheredge teamed up again with Two-time Grammy® winning producer and guitarist Paul Brown along with bassist Roberto Vally, drummer Gorden Campbell and percussionist Richie Gajate Garcia. The contemporary instrumental jazz track, written by Etheredge, was recorded at Carmen…

Resonance review: Smooth Jazz Therapy

When keyboard player Mark Etheredge burst onto the scene in 2016 with the critically acclaimed ‘Connected’ he created an instant fan-base already hungry for what might follow.  Well that was then but now he has come roaring back with…

Radio Interview: Hybrid Jazz From Trish Hennessey

We're looking forward to this exceptionally driven guest.  Mark Etheredge is not your Average Bear when it comes to a Contemporary Jazz pianist/composer.  This is a beautiful soul, bullied in high school, and determined to turn that hurt and anger…



Composer/pianist/keyboardist Etheredge, who some might remember as one half of the gay duo Mark & Dean, writes and performs a kind of Sunday-brunch jazz (that is meant to be a compliment!) on Connected (Vipaka). Most of the tunes are light…


Review: Jazz Weekly

Pianist Mark Etheredge keeps it upbeat and melodic on this collection of originals. He teams up with a core group of Roberto Vally/b, Richie Garcia/perc, Gorden Campbell/dr and Paul Brown/g  for easy on the ears pieces such as “Groovin’ With…


Review: Bay Area Reporter

Composer-pianist-keyboardist Etheredge writes and performs a kind of Sunday-brunch jazz on Connected (Vipaka). "Be Who You Are," "For Your Love" and "Groovin' with My Baby" are toe-tapping, head-bobbing numbers. 

- Gregg Shapiro, Bay Area Reporter


Review: Smooth Vibes Switzerland

Smooth jazz keyboardist Mark Etheredge released this picture perfect smooth jazz album that goes down like honey wine, with guest players like Paul Brown and Chuck Loeb, you know what to expect. His previous effort from 2012 was Change Coming…


Review: ImproviJazzation Nation

Mark Etheredge – CONNECTED:  This 2016 release from Mark features his great keyboard work… tunes like the stunning “Lost In The Shuffle“, with Grammy-award producer Paul Brown, touch the groove in all the right spots, to be sure!  With just…


Press: Jazz Corner

Happily "Connected": Contemporary jazz keyboardist Mark Etheredge's new album is released as the title track sits poised to break into the Billboard Top 10. 
(Published: March 01, 2016) 

LOS ANGELES (26 February 2016): Although it took years for keyboardist…


Review: Amazing Smooth Jazz

Mark Etheredge Keeps Us Together With Connected 

Mark Etheredge released his new album “Connected” on Friday, February 26, 2016. “Connected” is a contemporary jazz album produced by two time GRAMMY® winner Paul Brown. The album on Vipaka Records features ten…


Review: The Smooth Jazz Ride

Mark Etheredge — Connected 

Feb. 11, 2016 

For those of you who really enjoy that Brian Simpson super-cool, clean and clear piano/keyboard style, you will instantly fall for keyboardist Mark Etheredge who rejoins the instrumental lane with his…