Recording artist, musician, producer and composer Mark J is one of Portland, Oregon’s busiest and best loved pianists. Whether on the concert stage or in an intimate fireside setting, playing and singing his own compositions or covering popular favorites, his ability to communicate with the audience touches souls and stirs emotions. This award winning songwriter/ singer has been a full time professional musician since the age of 17. His talent and love for music have earned him a college scholarship and taken him on performance tours of the British Isles, Europe, Canada, and the US, gathering fans from around the world. Along with his recording career, Mark also leads and performs in the band, Too Much. Together since 1984, Too Much is one of the most versatile and popular variety dance bands in Portland and throughout the Northwest. Covering a huge array of musical styles, they are in constant demand, playing for special events, weddings and corporate functions. Mark formed his own independent record label in 1994, Mark J Music. As a result, his CDs have international distribution and receive airplay on radio stations all across North America.