Ain't No Mountain High Enough
Here it is, friends - a fresh new collection of Motown classics for your enjoyment, smooth jazz style. Check it out - I think you're gonna love it!
Also, just a reminder: I released two other albums this year. The first, Imagine, is my saxophonic tribute to the Best Band Ever, the Beatles. The second, The Promise Of Spring, is a collection of very sublime and relaxing new age piano pieces.
If you're an instrumentalist and would like to check some play-along versions to my recordings, go to the smooth jazz play-alongs page.
If you're new to my music, you can learn more about me on the About Mark page, but the short story is this: I'm a saxophonist/multi-instrumentalist, composer, and recording artist; I've recorded a lot of music over the years and I'm recording more all the time. I've sold hundreds of thousands of my albums and songs, and my songs have streamed over 25,000,000 times. People seem to like what I record; I know I enjoy recording it!
My music tends to be very romantic, relaxing, and sensual; people use it for sex music, soft background music, dinner music, easy listening music, etc. Some of what I record is upbeat and uplifting: backyard party music, etc. I'm actually pretty versatile: I also recorded some excellent blues music and some very lovely smooth jazz Christmas.
So relax and enjoy the music. Use my Contact Page if you want to reach me - I'd love to hear from you.
Smooth jazz versions of classic Motown favorites. Check it out!
NEW - Ain't No Mountain
Imagine - A Beatles Tribute
Dance With Me
And I Love Her
String Of Pearls
The Promise Of Spring
Merry Little Christmas
Sweet Sax Christmas
What Our Fans Say
Dear Mark, I started playing sax few months ago and I love it, but as soon as I heard about you I really discovered how I'd like to play ... maybe in another life but surely I' ll do my best ! Happy to have met you! Kind Regards, ~Teresa
Notes of Silk
Languid, lavish, luxurious notes
slither from your sultry breath
Only through the intricate dance
of breath and finger
does music make the sound linger
What seems like silence to the ungifted ear
is a symphony of sound to you
sweet refrain in review
Soft solace to the soul
is your goal
And you do this effortlessly
~Angela M. Holman (the word catcher) © 2016
Hi Mark well as usual really lovely I must say though that I like Blue Moon the best I have just transferred them to my I Pod so that I can listen wherever I am. With regard to the Christmas CD's can't for an excuse to play them. many thanks again for your very prompt help in getting them. ~Val Parsons, United Kingdom
Aww WOW Mark! I have just had my first play through of Saxomonica Blues from the CD, through proper speakers! What depth, weight and dynamics! It gave me goosebumps over and over, so much feel and emotion. I can't believe it was recorded in 2004 and I've just found it. I'm sure I'll make up for the missed years with repeated playthroughs. I'm going to struggle to get the next CD in for a while! It's great with a little power behind it, yet turn it down and it's beautiful ambience for guests. I'm going to be "attempting" to breathe along with it as my harp skills increase over the years. The £18 Import tax was worth it for this CD alone! I have a shelf of CDs next to my player, that are never put away, as they are my life's constants (mostly Toto, Steely Dan and Donald Fagan) that shelf contents have just been increased. I hope there are new projects on the horizon. I am spreading the word to anyone I know, with the wish that this inspires more followers, sales and Saxomonica Two. Thank you Mark, it is a TRUE PRIVILEGE. ~James Walker, London, UK
Good day, Mister Maxwell ... My name is Cristinel Ariton, forest engineer from Romania....in my house, my son has 16 years old and play to altosaxophone...and me, being amatour guitarist play to electric guitar...music is for us principal adventure and passion...we listen "If you dont know me by now" for ten thousands time...we want to buy backing track but we need full version with 5.28 min. Is possibility to have this version?...(what is guitarist name who play solo in this song?)...Congratulation for you talent!!! We expected your answer...and thank you very much... ~Cristinel Ariton, Romania
Mr. Maxwell: I have no idea how old you are, where you studied music, or what your other background is --- Yet, I must tell you that had you been alive and playing music 60 years ago, Thelonious Monk would have bowed to your rendition of "Round Midnight". You, sir, are absolutely one the Jazz Greats of our time. Thank you for the ear candy! ~Bill F.
Hi Mark. You're not only a gifted musician but also a Gentleman. I wish I could play the sax like you do and have your "arranger" skills: I appreciated your "making of" Games of Thrones video very much. I 'm also a smooth jazz fan and regret that this genre is not played a lot in France. That's only a few days ago that I discovered that you are THE saxophonist who is playing the subtle version of "Sexual Healing" that I've been listening to for a year... So I just came to know last week-end who you are and the different and brilliant aspects of your work. Keep on giving pleasure listening to your tracks. Thanks. ~Pierre
I am very grateful to have found your page, the content, didactic material and backing tracks, I would like to thank you and hope you continue doing such work. Obviously I'll show it to my friends. PS: When I have money I will buy the album Saxomonica Blues to enjoy at home. Greetings from another musician in Chile! ~Benjamin
Hi, Mark. I just happened upon your music while searching for Motown jazz on YouTube. Once I found you I couldn't let you go! :) You are amazing!!!! ~Tabetha F., North Carolina
Hi Mark. We recently moved a few hours north of the Bay Area. We were ecstatic to find the box with your CD's. It was like finding treasure for us. Cannot express how much my hubby and I love listening to your music. There is an undeniable quality and passionate expression that just radiates. Thank you for making your fans happy and blessed listeners. ~Andrea Saltray, California
This music calms my stress and eases anxiety. It fixed my soul the moment I found it. Just beautiful. The level of gratefulness is unimaginable. All my gratitude, healer.<3 ~Ashli
Hi Mark. Thank you for your music. I'm a big fan of Grover, Kenny and Boney, and I needed a new Saxophone player to listen to. I'm a sax player as well and I found your music to be both great and calming at the same time. Since Grover has passed I needed something to fulfill my needs. I saw you at a booth during a fair a few years ago and loved the way you played. I bought all of your albums and then you said something to the fact that you were moving and that you were getting a real job. I was very sad that you were not playing any more. Anyway I was hoping that you were going to continue playing. So glad that you contacted with with the new record. You have a very unique style that touches my soul. I have and will continue to refer your music to everyone I know. Please let me know if you will be playing live anywhere. Can't wait to see you live. Thanks again hope to hear much more of you in the future. ~Tom Jack