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Mark Burnell

 
Bio:
Pianist Mark Burnell trained vocalists for 10 years at Carnegie Mellon University, where he received his MFA. He also taught at Northwestern, Roosevelt, Chicago State, the International Cabaret Conference at Yale, and ArtsBridge.  Mark has worked with Dave Frishberg, Howie Mandel, Connie Francis, ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Pianist Mark Burnell trained vocalists for 10 years at Carnegie Mellon University, where he received his MFA. He also taught at Northwestern, Roosevelt, Chicago State, the International Cabaret Conference at Yale, and ArtsBridge.  Mark has worked with Dave Frishberg, Howie Mandel, Connie Francis, ... (read complete bio)

 

Mark Burnell Biography

Pianist Mark Burnell trained vocalists for 10 years at Carnegie Mellon University, where he received his MFA. He also taught at Northwestern, Roosevelt, Chicago State, the International Cabaret Conference at Yale, and ArtsBridge.  Mark has worked with Dave Frishberg, Howie Mandel, Connie Francis, Louie Bellson, Richie Cole, Sally Mayes, Laurel Masse, Ward Swingle, Rob Marshall, Blair Underwood, Laura San Giacomo, and Seth Myers. He has performed in New York, Jamaica, Paris, Bern, Lausanne, Zurich, Geneva, Freiburg and Amsterdam. National anthem appearance include Soldier Field, United Center, Wrigley Field, Arlington Racetrack, Comiskey Park, and US Cellular Field. A founding member of Chicago Cabaret Professionals, Mark teaches privately, specializing in jazz, pop, Broadway, vocal technique, audition prep, recording, arranging, cabaret shows, and music direction. Discography: Two For The Road (with Anne Burnell) Summer Days & Dreamy Nights, Blues In The Night (with Anne Burnell), Christmas Piano, Cooler by the Lake.  In Chicago Mark plays at the Signature Room, Tortoise Supper Club, and Drew's on Halsted.  "...silky smooth and highly polished" -Chicago Sun Times. “..a most enjoyable evening of song” -Applause, Applause, New York. www.burnellmusic.com





Mark Burnell News

Anne and Mark Burnell Perform 19th Annual Eve of the Eve Show at Drew's on Halsted Ne Photo Anne and Mark Burnell Perform 19th Annual Eve of the Eve Show at Drew's on Halsted Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Nov 28, 2022

One of Chicago's most popular and acclaimed musical duos and national Jazz radio favorites, Anne Burnell and Mark Burnell will perform their 19th Annual Eve of the Eve show at Drew's on Halsted, 3201 North Halsted, Friday, December 30th, from 7:30-10:30pm.

Anne and Mark Burnell Bring Tour to St. Louis' Blue Strawberry Next Month Photo Anne and Mark Burnell Bring Tour to St. Louis' Blue Strawberry Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Nov 28, 2022

Next stop on their national CD TWO FOR THE ROAD Tour, Chicago's popular and acclaimed musical duos and national Jazz radio favorites, Anne Burnell and Mark Burnell will perform at St. Louis' Blue Strawberry.

Chicago Cabaret Professionals Annual Gala Presents Cabaret Awards and Celebrates Live Photo Chicago Cabaret Professionals Annual Gala Presents Cabaret Awards and Celebrates Live Performance
by Stephi Wild - Oct 27, 2022

The Chicago Cabaret Professionals 2022 Annual Gala, held on October 17 at the Epiphany Center for the Arts in Chicago, showcased the diversity, resilience and artistry of the Chicago cabaret community that includes singers, musicians, directors, producers and fans. 

Lineup Announced for Chicago Cabaret Professionals Gala Photo Lineup Announced for Chicago Cabaret Professionals Gala
by Stephi Wild - Sep 21, 2022

The annual Chicago Cabaret Professionals Gala is one of the most celebrated cabaret events of the year — and this year’s gala, scheduled for Monday, October 17, will feature over 25 local and national cabaret artists performing songs from the Great American Songbook as well as jazz, blues, and pop tunes. 

Broadway and Cabaret Stars, Comedy, Classics and More Come to Davenport's Piano Bar & Photo Broadway and Cabaret Stars, Comedy, Classics and More Come to Davenport's Piano Bar & Cabaret This October
by Stephi Wild - Sep 21, 2022

Davenport's Piano Bar & Cabaret, Chicago's premier location for enjoying music in an intimate setting, announces its roster of September performances in its Cabaret and Piano Bar. Davenport's, 1383 North Milwaukee Ave., is open Thursdays 7 - 11 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays from 7 p.m. - 12 a.m. and Sundays from 6 - 11 p.m. 

Anne Burnell & Mark Burnell to Perform at McGoo's New Gold Coast Experience in Septem Photo Anne Burnell & Mark Burnell to Perform at McGoo's New Gold Coast Experience in September
by Blair Ingenthron - Sep 11, 2022

One of Chicago's most popular and acclaimed musical duos and national Jazz radio favorites, Anne Burnell and Mark Burnell celebrate the release and success of their new CD TWO FOR THE ROAD, with a performance at the opening of McGoos new Gold Coast Experience. Free to the public, the show will take place on Wednesday, September 21, 2022.

Anne Burnell & Mark Burnell Release New Single 'Little Joe From Chicago' From New Alb Photo Anne Burnell & Mark Burnell Release New Single 'Little Joe From Chicago' From New Album
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 18, 2022

One of Chicago's most popular and acclaimed musical duos, Anne Burnell and Mark Burnell have released the fourth single, LITTLE JOE FROM CHICAGO, from their eagerly awaited album TWO FOR THE ROAD. The single is already becoming a radio favorite being featured on After Hours with Rick Kogan, on AM720 WGN, and WPNA 1490AM in Chicago.

Anne Burnell & Mark Burnell Release New CD TWO FOR THE ROAD Photo Anne Burnell & Mark Burnell Release New CD TWO FOR THE ROAD
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 17, 2022

One of Chicago's most popular and acclaimed musical duos, Anne Burnell and Mark Burnell are releasing their eagerly awaited, long overdue duo CD in twenty-two years entitled TWO FOR THE ROAD. The album was released on August 17th and is available at iTunes, Amazon and streaming outlets Spotify, Pandora, Apple Music and YouTube.

Anne Burnell and Mark Burnell Release New Single LOVE WILL KEEP US TOGETHER August 15 Photo Anne Burnell and Mark Burnell Release New Single LOVE WILL KEEP US TOGETHER August 15
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 15, 2022

One of Chicago's most popular and acclaimed musical duos, Anne Burnell and Mark Burnell are releasing the third single, a remake of the 1975 classic LOVE WILL KEEP US TOGETHER, from their upcoming, eagerly awaited album TWO FOR THE ROAD.

Anne Burnell and Mark Burnell to Perform At Plymouth Arts Center This Month Photo Anne Burnell and Mark Burnell to Perform At Plymouth Arts Center This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 2, 2022

One of Chicago's most popular and acclaimed musical duos, Anne Burnell and Mark Burnell will be performing at the 18th Annual Plymouth Arts Center's Cheese Capital Jazz & Blues Crawl for the Arts, Friday, August 12, 2022.

Mark Burnell Videos

VIDEO: Blake Lively Stars in the New Trailer for THE RHYTHM SECTION Videoplay
VIDEO: Blake Lively Stars in the New Trailer for THE RHYTHM SECTION

by Stage Tube - Jan 21, 2020

Paramount Pictures has released the new trailer for The Rhythm Section. In the film, Blake Lively stars as Stephanie Patrick, an ordinary woman on a path of self-destruction after her family is tragically killed in a plane crash. When Stephanie discovers that the crash was not an accident, she enters a dark, complex world to seek revenge on those responsible and find her own redemption.

VIDEO: Blake Lively Stars in Trailer for THE RHYTHM SECTION Videoplay
VIDEO: Blake Lively Stars in Trailer for THE RHYTHM SECTION

by Stage Tube - Sep 19, 2019

Paramount Pictures has released the trailer for The Rhythm Section, starring Blake Lively.