Daniel Marks (Accompanist)

Daniel Marks first began as a church organist aged 10. He then found the piano and obtained a scholarship to Chetham’s School of Music in 2006 to study the piano and organ. It was during this time that he began to study jazz with Les Chisnall, Steve Berry and Richard Iles and successfully auditioned with a scholarship for a degree course at Trinity College of Music in 2010. 

Daniel has played with many top UK jazz and classical musicians, including Mike Walker, Malcolm Creese, Iain Dixon and Mark Lockhart. He is also a classical pianist, having performed a concerto with Trinity Symphony Orchestra in 2011. He has studied with Simon Purcell and Tom Cawley at Trinity College of Music and has performed at several UK venues including Ronnie Scotts, Bridgewater Hall and the South Bank Centre.

Daniel is currently Director of Music at All-Steinway Ackworth School in the United Kingdom where he teaches students from ages 4-18, as well as performing in numerous concerts annually.