Mark Ginsburg emerged as a saxophonist of note in Cape Town where he frequently performed at popular jazz venues as well as shows, television programs and on tours, including a two-month tour working with notorious British comedian Spike Milligan.
Completing a Bachelor of Science as his first degree, Mark’s work and life experience has been diverse, including working as an information technology executive in Asia Pacific for a period of fifteen years.
Mark’s focus returned to music, completing a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Performance at the Sydney Conservatorium in 2003. He then continued with his studies, graduating as a Master of Music at the Sydney Conservatorium. The Mark Ginsburg Band, a quartet, was formed in 2008. Generations, the band’s debut album was nominated for Best 2009 Jazz Album category in the AIR Awards in Australia.
Mark has performed at numerous music festivals including the Wangaratta Jazz Festival, The National Arts Festival (South Africa), The Bellingen Global Carnival and a number of other Australian festivals.
Mark wrote and recorded the score for feature length documentary, A Common Purpose, winner of the Audience Award at the 2011 Sydney Film Festival.
A new recording project entitled Convergence with Italian pianist Vittorio Mezza featuring Bel a cappella, a Sydney based choir is currently in the pipeline.