Encyclopedia of Jazz Musicians
Moultrup, Mark (J.)
His education was in Jazz Studies at Wayne State University and Oakland University. He's studied with Herbie Williams, Matt Micheals, Don Thompson, Harold McKinney, Muhal Richard Abrams, George Russell, Dave Holland, and Harold Danko. His singing has been compared to Bob Dorough, Mose Allison and Mark Murphy. He has performed with Johnny Trudell, Marcus Belgrave, Mike Stern, Lincoln Goines, Ritchie Morales Smokey Robinson, Eddie Kendricks, David Ruffin, Lesley Gore, Lou Christie, George Russell, Chapter 8, Pancho Hagood, Larry Smith, Doug Hammond, and others. He is active in local schools, conducting music clinics and lending his talents to high school drama, and theater activities. In the year 2000 Mark co-founded and co-directed the Petoskey Jazz Festival.
Man of the 00's; Just Suppose; Christmastime This Year; Touch 'N Go (2004)
Received several nominations for the Detroit Music Awards, 2000, including:
Outstanding Instrumentalist, Jazz Recording, Jazz Vocalist, & Jazz Composer
Entertainment Program of the Year "Mark Moultrup - Musician" Tribune United Cable
Grants; Banff Center for the Arts, Alberta Canada, Wayne State University Oakland University