Mark Lucas is an American contemporary jazz guitarist who has performed and recorded with a diverse cross-section of artists like Ron Carter, Richie Cole, Hendrick Meurkens, Alex Bugnon, Nelson Rangell, Victor Bailey, Rex Rideout, Ledisi, Maurice Brown and Don Bell, among others. He has released 2 solo guitar CD's; MYTH AND FEELING, and SOLO(S). He was a student of jazz educator Charlie Banacos. He is active in the quartet CrossCurrents, a contemporary fusion group, which he formed with bassist John Hall. He is also working with vocalist Katie Simone, as a guitar/vocal duo.  ”