Mark Ferguson

Academic title(s): 

Faculty Lecturer, Jazz, Trombone

Department: 
Performance
Area(s): 
Jazz
Instrument(s): 
Trombone
Group: 
Faculty
Biography: 

Mark Ferguson is a trombonist, pianist, composer, arranger, producer, and music educator.

He has performed with many of the world’s great artists including Ella Fitzgerald, Tony Bennett, Gil Evans, Nelson Riddle, Dionne Warwick, Natalie Cole, Rosemary Clooney, Rob McConnell & the Boss Brass, Holly Cole, Manteca, The Funk Brothers and the National Arts Centre Orchestra.

Mark has composed music for television, the Canadian Museum of Civilization and the software industry, as well as producing numerous independent recordings.

Mark’s arrangements have been commissioned by the National Arts Centre Orchestra, the Central Band of the Canadian Armed Forces (Ottawa), The HMCS Stadacona band (Halifax), The Royal Canadian Air Force band (Winnipeg) and the Naden Band of the Royal Canadian Navy (Victoria).

Mark has taught jazz trombone, jazz piano, theory and arranging for many years and has served as an adjudicator and clinician at music festivals throughout Canada.