“Stupendously talented” - The Independent
“A talented newcomer” - The Guardian
"A new voice in jazz ... both expressive and innovative ... a musical vision that is quirky, yet positively original" - UK Vibe
“Ambition to match his talent ... a striking writer and orchestrator as well as a fine keyboard player" - London Jazz News
"A musician with a very bright future indeed" - The Jazz Breakfast
"Much has been written about Mark Pringle. All of it positive, all of it justified ... It is only a matter of time before he becomes a household name ... hearing Pringle live should be a priority" - Bebop Spoken Here
"Hugely talented ... technically gifted ... One of the real emerging talents of the UK jazz scene"- Narc Magazine
"Mark Pringle has increasingly been making waves with his singular and adventurous approach to music-making"- AP Reviews
"A very great and mature talent" - Only Jazz Blog
"A Pringle solo leads into music of hypnotic slow washes, sea- cavern tides and dreamy falls you can sink into" - Jazzwise Magazine
"Mark Pringle is an exceptionally gifted pianist and composer, and a remarkable improviser" - John Taylor, 2015
Mark Pringle is a pianist and composer from the UK, based in Berlin and working in the fields of jazz and improvised music. He is a Yamaha Jazz Scholar and Peter Whittingham Award winner, and has performed his music and others at many prominent venues across Europe, including for BBC Radio 3 at the Late Night Proms.
Mark works as a leader and sideman in diverse artistic projects internationally, notably his large ensemble A Moveable Feast, Book of Haikus, Hayden Prosser’s Tether, a freely improvised solo project and countless other collaborative settings across Europe. He has also performed classical works including Messiaen’s Quartet for the End of Time.
Mark owes a great deal to the many extraordinary musicians and creative minds he was fortunate to encounter during his conservatoire studies in Berlin, Copenhagen, Paris, Amsterdam and Birmingham - John Taylor, Greg Cohen, Søren Kjærgaard and Harmen Fraanje to name just a few.