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Marc Solis & Kevin Thomas Born in 1967, St-Hyacinthe, Quebec-Canada, Marc studied at the College de Musique St. Laurent (1987-1989), and later at the University of Montreal where he in 1991 received a Bachelor's degree in Music. During this time, he also worked in the Montreal area as a free-lance musician in the jazz and commericial scenes, and toured and recorded with the classical saxophone quartet Quatuor Alexandre. In 1992, he joined the "circus," Cirque du Soliel, that is. Marc set out on a venture that would successfully lead him to Japan (Fascination Tour, May-September 1992), Las Vegas (Nouvelle Experience at the Mirage, October 1992-December 1993), and finally to the current production of Cirque du Soliel, Mystere, at the Treasure Island Hotel in Las Vegas (December 1993-present).

Marc is also a member of the Nevada Jazz Orchestra (1994-present). Further, Marc can be heard on: Cirque du Soleil's Myestere Live in Las Vegas (BMG Records, 1996) Quator Alexandre's Reminiscence (Socite Nouvelle d'Enregistrement, 1999), Walter Blanton's The Body of a House (Troppe Note, 1997), Stefan Karlsson's Music Box (Troppe Note, 1997), and on a newly recorded CD with trumpeter Rocky Winslow (soon to be released on Troppe Note).

Photography by R.J. Bianchino copyright © 2001-2002 Moondog Productions

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