Performer – 2008 Phoenix Music Awards
Producers Choice Recipient – AC Album of the Year – 2008 Phoenix Music Awards – 18th Annual LA Music Awards “Lookin at Tomorrow”
Mark is a singer-songwriter/multi-instrumentalist, who currently leads “The Mark Dolin Menu”. The majority of Mark’s songs are being played on many radio stations, including AccuRadio and Live 365.
In 2010 Mark received attention for his songwriting expertise in Nashville, for the song, “Goin Under”. A publishing agreement is pending, and the “stars” of Nashville are reviewing this song.
In 2009 Mr. Dolin played sax on two songs for smooth jazz star, Jay Soto’s latest release, “Mesmerized”.
Because his reputation precedes him, in July 2008, Mark was recruited to open for the “Beach Boys” in Tucson, AZ, to energize their fans. He proudly brought home the “Adult-Contemporary”- “Album of the Year” award at the Phoenix Music Awards, in that same year, as well.
Since 2008, Mark has been co-writing songs with Emilio Castillo, “Tower of Powers” leader, that are in line for release on one of their upcoming CDs.
Mark received a B.A. in Music Performance from WV Wesleyan University, and then relocated to Boston to pursue the dream. He followed up, in Boston, with post-graduate work at the renowned Berklee School of Music. After college Mark joined a popular cover band called “Search Party”. The band showcased as contestants on the hit TV show, “Star Search”, and released a CD entitled “Days of Magic”. In the early ’90s Mark played sax and keys for a phenomenal Boston band, “Eye2Eye”, writing several songs for their CD’s. The band took home “Best R&B Band” at the Boston Music Awards for three consecutive years! The group traveled to Europe, L.A. and throughout New England, playing in numerous venues.