Mark Isham is a consummate artist whose talents have scored him accolades in jazz, film soundtracking, classical music, rock 'n' roll, rap, and electronica. His musical associations include Van Morrison, Bruce Springsteen, Joni Mitchell, Willie Nelson, and Sage Francis, all of which whom he's worked in various capacities over the years, lending his verifiable composition and instrumental talents to enhance their own material's quality and range.
Although trumpet is considered his primary instrument and the tool that garnered him much acclaim with Van Morrison, the Rolling Stones, and Miles Davis tribute projects, he is a sought-after composer of film scores, which enable him to use a wide and diverse palette to create music that varies from moody and introspectively crafting the mood of a cinematic experience to genre-defying and avant garde. In short, he's an artist of immense range with a visionary prowess that's secured him a legion of diverse and far-reaching fans. To date, he works and lives in California.