The Artist Minute – Mark Rapp, Jazz Trumpeter

February 6, 2020

The Who’s on the Move, BizSC, Artist Minute is a quick, two-minute interview in support of the undeniable impact that the arts and local artists have on our communities. One of the main drivers of a strong local economy as well as attracting talent to a region is the critical role the arts has in our community. Please enjoy watching, listening and supporting our artists in this series. We welcome you to share these videos with your business contacts and friends through social media.

We would like to thank our sponsors of this video series:

Mark Rapp, Founder, ColaJazz

Mark Rapp is a jazz musician who hails from Florence, South Carolina. After working and playing in New Orleans, New York and Europe, he returned to the capital city Columbia with a goal of building the local jazz scene. He is the the founder of, a great resource for musicians and jazz lovers alike. He is a tireless promoter of jazz through events, education, recordings, and advocacy.

ColaJazz’s mission is to support and grow jazz in and around Columbia, SC through events, education, recordings, advocacy and providing a resource for all things jazz.

ColaJazz promotes the values of friendship, community, passion and unity. ColaJazz is determined to elevate our music scene and create a thriving, culturally rich community in our capital city and throughout our State.

Below is a full audio version of our interview with Mark Rapp.



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