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Mark O'Connor

vn, man, *1961 US
Musician / Composer of World
A.k.a. Mark Lorenn O'Connor

American bluegrass, jazz, country, classical musician, composer and music teacher, born August 5, 1961 in Seattle, Washington, USA. He plays violin, guitar and mandolin, though he gave up the latter for an extended period due to chronic problems with his shoulder. After a long layoff, he has begun to play guitar again.

     
Instruments
  • Violin
  • Mandolin
  • Guitar
  • Viola
Genres
  • World
  • Rock
  • Folk
  • Jazz
  • Country
Popular Tracks   
The Devil Comes Back to Georgia on Heroes by Mark O'Connor
Hard Times Come Again No More on The Essential James Taylor by James Taylor
Appalachia Waltz on The Essential Mark O'Connor by Mark O'Connor
Benjamin on October Road by James Taylor
Going Home on The Other Side of Time by Mary Fahl
Mashbluegrass D-28 on Mashbluegrass D-28 by Mark O'Connor
Slumber My Darling on Heartland: An Appalachian Anthology by Various Artists
Butterfly's Day Out on The Essential Mark O'Connor by Mark O'Connor
1B on Essential Yo-Yo Ma by Yo-Yo Ma
Emily's Reel on Heartland: An Appalachian Anthology by Various Artists

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Coming HomeO'Connor Band With Mark O'Connor2016Album
DuoMark O'Connor2015Album
MOC 4: Mark O'Connor Plays the ClassicsMark O'Connor2014Album
An Appalachian ChristmasMark O'Connor2011Album
String Quartets No.'s 2 & 3Mark O'Connor2011Album
American ClassicsMark O'Connor2011Album
Jam SessionMark O'Connor / Chris Thile / Frank Vignola / Bryan Sutton / Jon Burr / Byron House2010Album
Journey To The New WorldSharon Isbin, Joan Baez, Mark O'Connor2009Album
Fiddle Camp First EditionMark O'Connor2006Compil.
Folk Mass (Religious Choral Works Performed By Gloriae Dei Cantores)Mark O'Connor, Gloriae Dei Cantores2006Album
Double Violin ConcertoMark O'Connor, Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg2005Album
Thirty-Year RetrospectiveMark O'Connor Featuring Fellow Instrumental Virtuosos Chris Thile, Bryan Sutton & Byron House2003Album
Hot Swing!Mark O'Connor, Frank Vignola, Jon Burr2001Album
Heartland (An Appalachian Anthology)Joshua Bell ★ Sam Bush ★ Béla Fleck ★ Yo-Yo Ma ★ Mike Marshall ★ Edgar Meyer ★ Mark O'Connor With Special Guests James Taylor & Alison Krauss2001Compil.
The American SeasonsMark O'Connor2001Album
Appalachian JourneyYo-Yo Ma • Edgar Meyer • Mark O'Connor2000Album
Appalachian Journey Live In ConcertYo-Yo Ma • Edgar Meyer • Mark O'Connor2000Album
Fanfare For The VolunteerMark O'Connor1999Album
Midnight On The WaterMark O'Connor1998Album
Caprices No.'s 1-6Mark O'Connor1998Album
LibertyMark O'Connor1997Album
Appalachia WaltzYo-Yo Ma, Edgar Meyer, Mark O'Connor1996Album
The Fiddle ConcertoMark O'Connor1995Album
HeroesMark O'Connor1993Album
Johnny AppleseedMark O'Connor, Garrison Keillor1993Album
The Devil Comes Back To Georgia / Diggy Diggy LoMark O'Connor With Charlie Daniels With Doug Kershaw1993Single
The New Nashville CatsMark O'Connor1991Album
RestlessMark O'Connor, The New Nashville Cats1991Single
Meanings OfMark O'Connor1989Album
On The MarkMark O'Connor1989Album
Elysian ForestMark O'Connor1988Album
Elysian Forest...and More...Mark O'Connor1988Album
Stone From Which The Arch Was MadeMark O'Connor1987Album
RetrospectiveMark O'Connor1987Compil.
Sleigh RideMark O'Connor, Randy Travis1987Single
Opus 22: My Celebration (Edit)Mark O'Connor1986Single
Opus 28: Through The Lives / Opus 29: Outside The LandscapeMark O'Connor1986Album
Opus 21: A Bowl Of Bula (Then Twice Clap The Hands)Mark O'Connor1986Single
False DawnMark O'Connor1983Album
Soppin' The GravyMark O'Connor1981Album
Cuttin' LooseFred Carpenter, Mark O'Connor1980Album
On The RampageMark O'Connor1980Album
South Loomis QuickstepThe South Loomis Quickstep Featuring Mark O'Connor, Tiny Moore1979Album
MarkologyMark O'Connor1979Album
In ConcertByron Berline & Sam Bush & Mark O'Connor1977Album
A Texas Jam Session Featuring Four World Champion FiddlersBenny Thomasson, Texas Shorty, Terry Morris, Mark O'Connor1977Album
Pickin' in The WindMark O'Connor1976Album
4 Time National Junior Fiddle ChampionMark O'Connor1974Album
Caprices No.'s 1-6Mark O'ConnorAlbum
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