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Bruce Markow's Folk'n'Roll merges a carnival, a "church" and your living room to warm your heart, tingle your body and grow your brain cells. Don't miss him.


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Bruce Markow’s Folk'n'Roll delivers lyrical melodies and a poetic, uplifting message in a head turning, body tingling, soul gratifying garden of smart, evocative songs. His inviting voice and multi-instrumental prowess convey both our human capacity for joy and our hunger for more. Discover why renowned singer-songwriter Vance Gilbert lauds Bruce’s music as "Hot! Amazingly tasty!" and filmmaker Mitch Teplitsky calls it "infectious, irresistible, memorable and tons of fun."


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“Infectious, irresistible, memorable and tons of fun” "World-class!" “Riveting,” say critics and peers. Singer-songwriter Bruce Markow nourishes heart, soul and consciousness with his unique, evocative Folk’n’Roll: Traditional folk, ‘60s/’70s rock, jazz, Afro-Brazilian and JS Bach-infused songs that inspire audiences to sing along – and leave singing. Embodying his passionate, playful and artfully-crafted creations, Bruce’s inviting voice conveys both our hunger for a world of greater peace, truth and love and our deep capacity for joy. Tonight Bruce plays guitar, grand piano and Appalachian dulcimer and teaches you to sing like a mango. "Eloquent, sensitive and full of heart" "Hot! Amazingly tasty!"


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Bruce Markow’s Folk’n’Roll delivers lyrical melodies and a poetic, uplifting message in a soul-gratifying garden of smart and evocative songs.

Listeners and fellow musicians seek him for his multi-instrumental prowess, steeped in traditional folk, '60s/'70s rock/pop/r&b, jazz, JS Bach and Afro-Brazilia; and for an expressive voice fans have likened to Van Morrison's, James Taylor's and Todd Rundgren's. Altogether, these traits spice Bruce’s “Demolicious4” and “Mango” solo CDs and performances and recordings with Paul Winter, Pete Seeger and many others.

Bruce’s songs evoke the wonders and woes of growing more fully alive. He conveys the deep human capacity for joy and our hunger for a world of greater peace, truth and love. Experience why singer Vance Gilbert lauds Bruce’s music as "Hot! Amazingly tasty!" and filmmaker Mitch Teplitsky calls it "infectious, irresistible, memorable... tons of fun."  


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Bruce Markow’s Folk’n’Roll delivers lyrical melodies and a poetic, uplifting message in a soul-gratifying garden of smart and evocative songs. 

Multi-instrumental prowess, steeped in traditional folk, '60s/'70s pop/rock/r&b, gypsy swing, JS Bach and Afro-Brazilia, and an expressive voice fans and peers liken to Van Morrison's, James Taylor's and Todd Rundgren's, inspire audiences to sing along and leave singing. These chops spice Bruce’s “Demolicious4” and “Mango” solo CDs and color his performances and recordings with Paul Winter, Pete Seeger and others.

Bruce’s songs deftly explore the wonders and woes of growing more fully alive. He conveys both the deep human capacity for joy and our hunger for a world of greater peace, truth and love.

Visit brucemarkow.com now, and at the next concert near you, to experience why singer-songwriter Vance Gilbert lauds Bruce's music as "Hot! Amazingly tasty!" and filmmaker Mitch Teplitsky calls it "infectious, irresistible, memorable and tons of fun."


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REVIEWS FROM CRITICS AND PEERS  

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     • "Hot! Amazingly tasty!"  – Vance Gilbert, singer-songwriter

     • "Eloquent, sensitive and full of heart"  – Barbara Dean, WBCR-FM Gt. Barrington, MA

     • "Infectious, irresistible, memorable and tons of fun"  – Mitch Teplitsky, documentary filmmaker

     • "Riveting and filled with energy... World-class!"  – Denise Jordan-Finley, singer-songwriter


  (Look for more biographical material to appear here in the future.)


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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BRUCE MARKOW BENEFIT FUND
Bruce has been using all his energy and finances to heal from a debilitating illness. Negotiating adrenal insufficiency, chronic fatigue syndrome and the side effects of medication has been the unexpected challenge of a lifetime, and he is facing it with courage and dignity. Now he needs considerable, immediate financial help to pay for rent, food and medical bills while he focuses on regaining his health.
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