Mark Rasmussen

Boston Swing - Mark Rasmussen

Keyboards (Massachusetts)

Mark Rasmussen has been playing the piano since the age of six. He received his B.A. in Communication Studies from the University of Kansas in 1993, and played in the KU Jazz bands from ’84-’93. Among his many accomplishments, Mark backed Bo Diddley with his band “So What” which featured Stanley Sheldon (from Peter Frampton’s band) on bass and Don Mumford (Sun Ra, Abdullah Ibrahim) on Drums. He also had the opportunity to play with Frank Wess of the Count Basie Orchestra while in college and again with his band “So What” with the grammy legend Jimmy Witherspoon. Between ’95-’99, while in Denver, Mark played with Soul act Freddi and Henchi, and then went on to work at Westlake Audio in Los Angeles.

Mark was selected for First Night Providence 2003 as a featured act.
When he’s not working with Boston Swing, Mark is involved with session and studio production – featured on Mark Mahar’s “Careless Moon” album, produced 5 tracks for Mikelyn Roderick’s “Copasetic is..” released in Europe and Japan and supporting other live performance and recording projects with exceptional talent, including: Vocalists Roixannes Jones, Ralph Graham, Ellen O’Brien & Jennifer Keaney.

Raz is currently appearing every Friday night at The Blue Sky Cafe in York Beach, Maine as well as Sunday Brunches.


Mark Rasmussen

New New Orleans (Award Winning)

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Route 66
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Mark is featured playing on live recordings throughout this site (see Music tab).

He is a also a member of the recording studio ensemble for Boston Swing.


More videos featuring Mark Rasmussen can be found on the “Music” Tab (“All”)


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