Mark Wingfield

Mark Wingfield Guitarist and Composer

Latest press and news:

Over 30 great reivews and counting of the new album Proof of Light. See them here.

New album Proof of Light released on the New York City label MoonJune Records.

Album launch concert in New York City with Kevin Kastning. Great concert in the Manhattan's East Village see the video here.

Selected by Chris Parker for the LondonJazz Best 10 albums of the year.

Kings Place London concert sold out. See the concert video footage here.

Read the latest interviews here.

"Mark Wingfield has created a unique electric guitar vocabulary... his playing is characteristically deep, nuanced, and inventive. Guitar Player

Guitar Player Magazine

Mark has been selected by Guitar Player Magazine's editor Barry Cleveland for his Top 40 Guitar Player Artist Interviews.

Other guitarists on the list are such luminaries as Jeff Beck, Wayne Krantz, Eric Clapton, Mike Stern, David Gilmour, Allan Holdsworth, Mark Knopfler, Martin Taylor, Bill Frisell, Ry Cooder, John McLaughlin, Johnny Marr, Ralph Towner, Daniel Lanois, David Torn, Paco de Lucia, John Scofield, Adrian Belew and Terje Rypdal.

Guitar Player Magazine

"Mark Wingfield’s music soars high above the subliminal, the terrestrial, the mundane, transporting us with his musical voyage. Eschewing the traditional role of the guitar in a trio, his axe takes on the role of a vocalist or a horn – shimmering and sometimes bellowing with expression and imagery of profound beauty. Progressive innovative guitar at its finest! Five stars!"
Jerry Gordon, WPRB FM, Princeton

"A mesmerisingly atmospheric, evocative, even (appropriately)
cinematic set of music... The sort of allusive, contemplative
jazz that has come to be associated with ECM... This is a subtle,
often dramatic, but always wholly enjoyable album." LondonJazz

Mark's latest album with Kevin Kastning was named as one of the favourite albums of the year by NYC's premier radio station WFMU "Best Radio Station in NYC and the Country" Rolling Stone, The Village Voice, New York Press

"A fantastic, expansive and adventurous album from two master musicians. Unquestionably, one of the best albums of this or any other year." Anil Prasad of Innerviews

"Celebrated British guitarist" Guitar Player Magazine

"Brit guitar hero" JazzTimes

"Virtuoso" Guitar Player Magazine

"Irresistible beauty" "Extraordinary" "Sublime" "Magnificent" LUX ATENEA

"I found myself amazed" The WholeNote

"Wingfield's forward-thinking exploration of smart, swinging, and highly melodic globally informed jazz." Barry Cleveland, Guitar Player Magazine

"Abstract paintings in sound evolve into a ballad that actually tells a story from the heart."

"Mark Wingfield shifts from Eno-esque ambient ripping rock-tinged abandon... to cinematic guitar-synth." "Dramatic" "Intriguing" Bill Milkowski, JazzTimes

"Sleeper Street exemplifies his determination to take his instrument into previously-unknown territory" Anil Prasad, Innerviews

"Wingfield's guitar playing is mysterious, majestic, and blazing in turns" Guitar Player Magazine

"Innovator" The Guardian

More press here


Latest news:

New album Released on MoonJune Records

Proof of Light is available here.

Cinema Obscura Mark Wingfield Rene von Gruning Iain Ballamy

"Wingfield possesses the goods to be a world-beater. He's an idiosyncratic stylist who infuses wistful delights into his mode of attack, while sparking vivid notions that the guitar is an extension of his soul."

"Astounding virtuosity and unique voice."

All About Jazz


"The sound of this music is bigger than its component parts. Maybe it's guitar marvel Mark Wingfield’s careening reverb, his vibrato or sustain, or the accompanying deep-end spaciousness of Yaron Stavi’s double bass. Only Asaf Sirkis' drumming seems capable of remaining earthbound..."

"Wingfield’s guitar as a piercing, darting, spectral sound full of artful glissandi"

"Proof Of Light provides both heat and light, airiness and cool breezes, tight orchestration and ethereal openness, the guitarist seemingly winging it but really guiding the song’s intricate contours"

Downbeat * * * * ½


"Guitarists who offer a truly individual style, something to say beyond technique, are harder to find. Mark Wingfield falls into the latter category."

Relix Magazine (NYC USA)


"This is wonderful in every way"

"Makes its way into the world of elite musical recordings"

"This gets a very high recommendation from me, as I was glued to every second of the music."

Art Rockin Magazine (USA)


"As a guitarist Mark Wingfield is quite extraordinary"

Background Magazine (Holland)


"His superb phrasing is just the start. It’s his choices in tone and the way his notes spill into unusual areas that make the biggest impression. They just coat your ear holes with gooey goodness."

"Even with the chops of god that all concerned surely possess; they submerge individual hot spots for the common cool."

Modmove (Australia)


Many more great reviews here.

New feature in Guitar Player Magazine

The new feature article in Guitar Player Magazine talks about Mark's new album with Kevin Kastning. Mark and Kevin explain how they approached recording an album which was completely improvised.

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Interview in Innerviews

"Seamlessly weaving organic and electronic influences together is the hallmark of guitarist and composer Mark Wingfield's diverse, jazz-based output...." Read the interview here


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Guitar Player Magazine feature

The feature includes an interview where Mark talks about his approach to music, guitar playing and lots more. Read it here.

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Interview in Guitar Moderne

Mark discusses playing entirely through a laptop and the new technology that enables, as well his inspirations and musical origins.

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Guitar Player features video interviews with Mark

Guitar Player Magazine website is featuring seven exclusive video interviews here

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New interview in

Mark discusses his new album Cinema Obscrua, the recording process and the concepts behind the widely acclaimed new album.



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