Mark Christopher Brandt
Lionheart Music East
Silence gives birth to beautiful music.
The Finest in Cocktail Jazz and Elegant Dinner Music
Serving the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia Since 2008
About Lionheart Music East Website (1986-2020)
Lionheart Music East was founded in December of 1986 by pianist, composer, and music educator Mark Christopher Brandt. While the company is now predominantly the booking agency for his very successful East Coast Duo, it originally housed one of the most successful private instruction studios on the East Coast for jazz, improvisation in all styles, and for all instruments. LME has also produced numerous musical works of art, which have sold consistently and globally since the opening of the independent record label branch in 1995.
You have found the most reputable and most consistent jazz-based business, and business man on the East Coast, outlasting numerous jazz clubs, bands and booking agencies in the delivery of quality jazz, as well as integrity of musicianship, and ethical, affordable, business practices. The East Coast Duo has remained one of the most in demand groups offering classic jazz, cocktail jazz, dinner and background music for every conceivable type of event and venue since it's inception in 2008.
In every major town or city in America you will find a small little business or shop that has been a favorite there for generations. It boasts a steady word-of-mouth clientele, reliable help, and a regular trafficking of patrons, both new and old. It is often family owned and remains long after other bigger establishments have come and gone. Lionheart Music East is just such a place on the national map. Quality music. Quality musicians. Reputable booking agents. Affordable rates. Professionalism and artistic integrity of the highest standard.
A short list of places we played:
St. Regis Hotel 923 16th St NW, Washington, D.C.
Hay Adams Hotel 800 16th St NW, Washington, D.C.
Capital Hill Club 300 First St SE, Washington, DC 20003
Belle Grove Plantation 336 Belle Grove Rd Middletown, VA
101 Constitution Ave 101 Constitution Ave NW, Washington, D.C.
Sky Dome Lounge 300 Army Navy Dr, Arlington, VA
National Press Club 529 14th St. NW, 13th Floor Washington, DC
Rappahannock Cellars 14437 Hume Rd. Huntly, VA
Arts Club of Washington 2017 I St NW, Washington, D.C.
The National Christmas Tree E St NW & 15th St NW, Washington, D.C.
Carnegie Institution for Science 1530 P St NW, Washington, D.C.
The Millennium at Metropolitan Park 1330 S Fair St, Arlington, VA
(Annual Christmas Party since 2010)
The Gramercy at Metropolitan Park 550 14th Rd S, Arlington, VA
(Annual Christmas Party since 2011)
Hall of the Americas (Organization of American States Main Building)
17th Street and Constitution Ave NW Washington, D.C. 20006
Effective September 1, 2020 Lionheart Music East closed it's booking agency and disbanded the East Coast Duo. If you would like to book Mark, purchase his music, listen to his music, sign up for music lessons with him or learn more about him in general he can be contacted personally at:
Visit Mark at any of the following locations:
Assisted Living Facilities:
Arbor Terrace of Herndon 1100 Dranesville Rd Herndon VA 20170
Caton Merchant House 9201 Portner Ave Manassas VA 20110
Chambrel at Williamsburg 3800 Treyburn Drive Williamsburg VA 23185
Coppermine II 13395 Coppermine Road Herndon VA 20171
Herndon Harbor House Retirement Center 873 Grace Street, Suite 200 Herndon, VA 20170
Quarry Station 8750 Quarry Rd Manassas VA 20110
Charlestown Retirement Community 715 Maiden Choice Lane Catonsville MD 21228
Brookdale Imperial Plaza 1717 Bellevue Ave Richmond VA 23227
Tall Oaks Assisted Living 12052 North Shore Drive Reston VA 20190
Spring Arbor of Richmond 9991 Ridgefield Parkway Henrico VA 23233
Spring Arbor of Salisbury 14001 Turnberry Lane Midlothian VA 23113
Spring Arbor of Williamsburg 935 Capitol Landing Road Williamsburg VA 23185
The Sylvestry 6251 Old Dominion Dr McLean VA 22101
Arleigh Burke Pavilion 1739 Kirby Road McLean VA
Brookdale Woodward Estates 14997 Health Center Dr, Bowie, MD 20716
Numerous Clubs, Hotels, House Parties and Restaurants from Delaware to North Carolina.