November 2017 posted by on November 8, 2017
Dear Friends, Fans, and Music Lovers
 
Happy Thanksgiving !!
Amazing…….Here we are again.
I need to take a moment and
thank you all for being the blessing you are in my life.
Musicians cannot do this without you….
I’m so very grateful 
 
Well……I’ve finally been talked into it, and
this month, I’m a gonna do it !
A special tribute to Glen Campbell
 
Sunday     November  19         7 pm
Sage Granad Park United Methodist Church
1850 W. Hellman Alhambra CA  91803
 
Glen’s career made a major impact on my
early musical life and with many
other musicians I know. So with his
passing this year I want to take time and
dedicate an evening to him.
I’ll be doing many of his hits along
with a few surprises….So come join us ! 
 
Blessings………….Mark
 
And don’t forget my weekly Solo Shows..
 
Thursday’s                        6-9 pm        
Seta                                 562-698-3355
13033 Philadelphia St.     Whittier  90601

 
Friday’s                             7-10 pm
Morralito                           626-358-6398
1501 E. Huntington Dr .   Duarte 91010
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
October 2017 posted by on October 4, 2017
Dear Friends, Fans, and Music Lovers
 
Summer is gone and I’m enjoying the beautiful Fall
season here in the SGV.Those mountains above Glendora
get awfully inviting this time of year and we
actually have some clear skies in Southern California !
 
In the meantime, I’m looking forward to some
new musical adventures, more tunes and guitar students.
So I need to write some lessons, practice some guitar
and keep honing those skills, baby …….
 
Stay tuned and drop by when you can..

Blessings………….Mark

Thursday’s                        6-9 pm        
Seta                                 562-698-3355

13033 Philadelphia St.     Whittier  90601
 
Friday’s                             7-10 pm
Morralito                           626-358-6398
1501 E. Huntington Dr .   Duarte 91010
 
 
 
 
September 2017 posted by on September 8, 2017
Dear Friends, Fans, and Music Lovers
 
Good friends Joe & Patty are celebrating
the 60th anniversary of their landmark restaurant
and I will be doing my Solo Show with a variety of
music this Sunday !!
 
September 10  5-9 pm
The Cock-A-Doodle
12940 Central Ave Chino 91710
 
 We had a blast opening for Larry Carlton
at the Coach House and so I thought we
would bring the Mark Carter Project
to a brand new hot spot in Covina
This will be a evening of music I wrote 
and recorded and will feature my 5 piece
Jazz/Pop Band with guest Steve Alaniz on Saxophone.
We’ve done this show at Spaghettini, Brea Jazz Fest,
Shoreline Village, Claremont Jazz Fest and many more
but I think it’s time for Covina to hear this great band !!
 
September 17  5-8 pm
The Lincoln House
144 W. Badillo . Covina  91723
 
Blessings………….Mark

Thursday’s                        6-9 pm        
Seta                                 562-698-3355

13033 Philadelphia St.   Whittier  CA 90601
August 2017 posted by on July 31, 2017
Dear Friends, Fans, and Music Lovers
 
Ok, ok, so much for “down time” …..
Here we go folks, some good stuff here !
 
 Thursday’s I’m still at the beautiful Seta in Uptown Whittier
and a new Friday gig at a great Mexican restaurant in Duarte.
 
August 11-13, I will be playing guitar 
at the San Jose Jazz Festival with the great Gospel and Blues vocalist
Valimar Jansen at St Joesph’s Basilica…..She is a total blast !! 
 
September 1 2017  The Mark Carter Quartet
will be opening the show for guitar legend
Larry Carlton at the Coachouse in San Juan Capistrano.
I have the tickets and they are $32.50 each. and if you buy from me,
I will include a copy of my West Coast Groove CD!!
I will have them at all my gigs this month or call me at 626-485-9266
 

Blessings………….Mark

Thursday’s                        6-9 pm       
Seta                                 562-698-3355          13033 Philadelphia St.   Whittier  CA 90601

Fridays  (Aug 4-18-25)    7-10 pm
Morralito                          626-358-6398         1501 E. Huntington Dr     Duarte CA 91010
July 2017 posted by on July 17, 2017
Dear Friends, Fans, and Music Lovers
 
“Summertime, and the livin is easy, fish are jumpin’ and the cotton is high”
….George Gershwin

Well, I’m not much on fishing , but,
I am enjoying the summer, and a litte bit of down time. I started the month with a trip to see my son, his wife and 2 kids.We took a drive up to beautiful Park City Utah and had a great visit.  The kids are full of energy and I got to take a Starbucks break daily and even help out with a little potty training…..            Oh, the life of a Rock Star !

 There have been some private parties this month and also in August. But  I do have a couple of weekend dates open if you got a Pool Party or End of the Summer Bash ?  ….Cow-a-Bunga  Dude !!
 
There are also a couple of cool things in the works for the upcoming months.
So stay tuned…
 

Blessings………….Mark

Thursday’s                            6-9 pm       
Seta                                       562-698-3355

13033 Philadelphia St.      Whittier  CA 90601
June 2017 posted by on May 31, 2017

Dear Friends, Fans, and Music Lover

“Crossroads, seem to come and go…”
…..Melissa by Greg Allman

It’s been a long time since I worked at a restaurant
that was closing its doors. The last night for
the Bistro Provincia will be June 24 2017.
The past 4 1/2 years have flown so quickly !
I pray for nothing but good things
for the owners and the crew.
Truly a beautiful season in my life .
Thank You ……!!

Onward…..

ONE NIGHT ONLY

Monday   6 pm          June 5 2017
City Grill                    626-915-1200
147 E. College St.      Covina CA 91723

ONE AFTERNOON ONLY

The Mark Carter Project
Shoreline Village       June 25 2017    Sunday 2-5 pm
Funky Jazz from my 5 pc band
Ice Cream and the Pacific Ocean …..

Thank you all again for your love and support.
The journey continues……Mark

Thursday’s 6-9 pm
Seta 562-698-3355
13033 Philadelphia St. Whittier CA 90601

Friday’s & Saturday’s 6-10 pm
Bistro Provincia 626-966-2288
127 S. Citrus Ave Covina 91723

May 2017 posted by on May 5, 2017

Dear Friends, Fans, and Music Lover

Happy Mother’s Day !

I hope you have a beautiful day with mom.
I will be celebrating at the Bistro Provincia
for dinner. Reservations are a must,
so bring mom on out for some great food & music.   

I hope you have a chance to stop by the Bistro Provincia in Covina
or Seta in Whittier and celebrate fine dining, music  and life.
Both are great restaurants and have their own charm.

I got some more music to work on,          
so until next month…..Stay Tuned……….Mark

Thursday’s                        6-9 pm       
Seta                                 562-698-3355

13033 Philadelphia St.   Whittier  CA 90601

Friday’s & Saturday’s       6-10 pm    
Bistro Provincia              626-966-2288 
127 S. Citrus Ave            Covina  91723 

 
April 2017 posted by on April 5, 2017

Dear Friends, Fans, and Music Lover

Up Jumped Spring….!

“And we’re sweethearts together Like bird and the feather Our love is as free as the wind ‘Cause up jumped Spring so hello my friend ”
(Freddie Hubbard & Abbey Lincoln)

I sure am enjoying this beautiful weather in So Cal……….We are truly blessed !

And summer is a comin and so are some changes in my schedule.
I will keep you posted !
In the meantime come out and enjoy these fine restaurants with me.
Music and fine dining just go hand in hand !

Stay Well……….Mark

Thursday’s 6-9 pm
Seta 562-698-3355
13033 Philadelphia St. Whittier CA 90601

Friday’s & Saturday’s 6-10 pm
Bistro Provincia 626-966-2288
127 S. Citrus Ave Covina 91723

March 2017 posted by on March 8, 2017

Dear Friends, Fans, and Music Lovers

Did you know ……
March is Jazz Saxophone Month ?
Ok, well……….. it is for me !

Monday, March 27 will be a fantatasic
Wine Dinner at the Bistro Provincia.
A special menu and wines from our
Excutive Chef Manny. Along with the menu
will be my good friend Mark Visher
playing Saxophone with me for the evening.
Reservations Only !

Friday, March 31 Saxophonist and all around
good guy Dave Thomasson will join us
once again at the Bistro Provincia for a night
on the Jazzy side !

Two of the best and busiest guys in So Cal
droppin in and tearin it up !!
So come on by………

Stay Well……….Mark

Thursday’s                        6-9 pm       
Seta                                 562-698-3355
13033 Philadelphia St.   Whittier  CA 90601

Friday’s & Saturday’s       6-10 pm    
Bistro Provincia              626-966-2288 
127 S. Citrus Ave            Covina  91723

February 2017 posted by on February 3, 2017

Dear Friends, Fans, and Music Lover

Love is in the air and ….
another birthday is a comin !

I will be celebrating another YEAR of
life, love and music on Feb. 9 at the
beautiful Seta in Whittier CA.
Stop by if you can…..no gifts !!
All I need is your Presence .

Valentines Day is Feb. 14 and
I will be celebrating LOVE at the
beautiful Bistro Provincia in Covina CA
Don’t forget to make your reservations
it’s a busy night !

Ok, that’s it for this month.
Enjoy all the Love that’s in the air.
Blessings…..Mark

Thursday’s 6-9 pm
Seta 562-698-3355
13033 Philadelphia St.  Whittier CA 90601

Friday’s & Saturday’s 6-10 pm
Bistro Provincia 626-966-2288
127 S. Citrus Ave   Covina 91723