Keith Marks Foreign Funk
-KEITH MARKS- In the words of George Kanzler of the Newark Star Ledger Newspaper, "AN INFECTIOUSLY FUNKY PIED PIPER OF JAZZ FLUTE" Keith Marks is a 35 year veteran of the entertainment business and has performed in South America and the Caribbean, as well as Hawaii and many parts of the United States. He is also a frequent and popular performer at colleges and universities throughout the United States. Some of his many credits are: · Played for the President of South Africa Nelson Mandela at the Rainbow Room in New York City. · Played the Negro National Anthem at the request of Winnie Mandela during a VIP Reception of the Stuart Educational Leadership Group in Richmond, Virginia. · Performed for the African American Institute Awards Dinner honoring President Jimmy Carter at the United Nations in New York City. · Performed for Awards Dinner for David Rockefeller, Sr. at Rockefeller University in New York City. · Played for fundraiser for former New York City Mayor Honorable David N. Dinkins. · Played for Nobel Peace Prize Winner Bishop Desmond Tutu at the United Nations in New York City. · Played for African American Institute Awards Dinner in New York City honoring founder and chairman of Microsoft Corp.William Gates. · Played for Awards Dinner honoring entertainer and activist Harry Belafonte in New York City. · Performed for Author Toni Morrison at Salisbury State University in Maryland. · Performed for Reception at Rutgers University honoring First Lady of Ghana, Dr. Nana Konadu Ageyman-Rawlings. · Performed in concert at the Guggenheim Museum in New York City. · Performed at the Museum of Modern Art for the opening of their new wing. · Performed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art for The New York Times. The album, "Keith Marks Foreign Funk", is a collection of popular tunes with a "funky twist". Two songs, Foreign Funk and Patsy are original compositions by Keith. You will find yourself unconsciously swaying and tapping your hands and feet to the beat of his magnetic flute. Keith once stated that "My flute is CONNECTED to my central nervous system." Over the years thousands of fans have joyously shared that CONNECTION.
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