Kershner is noted for his crystal-clear vocals and his award winning
songwriting. He was born in Seattle, Washington and now lives in
Sisters, Oregon. A healthy diet of 40's music from his father's
record collection cultivated his love of the melodies and lyrics
sung by artist such a Peggy Lee, Dick Haymes, Ella Fitzgerald, Nat
King Cole and Doris Day.
by the lyrical ballads of the Big Band era, Mark wrote his first
song at the age of thirteen and began performing professionally
at the age of fifteen. Since then he has recorded 12 CDs reflecting
his versatility, from Lullabies recorded with his children to
Country, Jazz and the Big Band sound.