Mark Sawasky – Detroit
Tar, Mazahr – Armenian percussion
Throughout his life, Mark Sawasky has been passionate about percussion from around the world. He is an expert in the authentic styles of Greek, Saudi Arabian, North African, West Africa, Afro-Cuban, Latin, Spanish, Albanian, Gypsy, Klezmer and Balkan styles. Mark applies these stylings to jazz, classical, folk pop, rock and avant-garde collaborations. Mark is a founding member of Detroit’s Immigrant Suns and is an active composer, performer and teacher.