Mark Egan

Legendary bassist/composer tells the whole story behind his awesome new Cross Currents record

Exclusive video interview with FBPO’s Jon Liebman
January 29, 2024

Mark Egan is a Grammy-winning bassist who’s been recognized and acclaimed for his work in a wide variety of musical scenarios. Well known as a member of one of Pat Metheny’s earliest bands, Mark has also performed and/or recorded with everyone from David Sanborn, John McLaughlin, Larry Coryell, and Pat Martino to Roger Daltrey, Carly Simon, Cyndi Lauper, Sting, Joan Osborne, and Duran Duran. Mark’s bass can also be heard on a lot of movies and TV shows, including Aladdin, The Color of Money, A Chorus Line, CNN Headline News, NBC Sports, and All My Children. He runs his own label, Wavetone Records, through which he has released a number of outstanding records. His latest album, Cross Currents, features drummer Shawn Pelton and guitarist Shane Theriot.

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See Jon’s blog, with key takeaways from this interview here.

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