Multi Award winning composer and musician, Mark Barnes, ThE BaD BoY oF ChilL OuT, will open your third eye – musically speaking.
Barnes’ music has been featured in numerous magazines and web sites, including EmmeK New Age and New Sounds Magazine (Dec. 2007) and AMMA AnR (Aug. 2007). He was a top 20 finalist in the instrumental category for the 11th annual edition of Unisong’s International Songwriting Contest and was the featured artist for October 2007 on the “Pulse of the Planet” radio program. Additionally, Barnes was awarded the 2008 Independent National Artist of the year award from the Phoenix Music Awards and was a performer as well as the recipient of the 2008 Hollywood F.A.M.E. Award for Music & Cinema at the 18th Annual Los Angeles Music Awards. Barnes was also awarded the 2009 Soloist of the Year Award at the 19th Annual Los Angeles Music Awards, the 2010 & 2011 Composer of the Year at the 20th & 21st Annual Los Angeles Music Awards and was the recipient of the 2010 Genre Award in Music at the Pride in the Arts Music Awards sponsored by Rainbow World Radio.
Barnes music is regularly played on Mystic Age Radio, Mystic Soundscapes Internet Radio, Rainbow World Radio, Numerous FM Smooth Jazz & New Age Radio Stations, Happy Days New Age Radio, the Cygnus Radio program and I-Tunes New Age Internet Radio Stations. His songs have also been selected for several compilation CDs.
Barnes’ work on the music for the Docu-Drama “City of Drams” with 2 time Academy Award Nominee Carol Connors won the Best Theme Song at the 2011 TCI Film Festival. Songs from his July 2012 release “Alive” have already earned him the Outstanding Musician for the Instrumental / Soundtrack category at the Live Nation sponsored 7th & 8th Annual OutMusic Awards and also the Best Easy Listening Male Artist for the 1st Annual Indie Music Channel Awards.
Barnes is a Voting Member of The Recording Academy. More information is available at www.markbarnesmusic.com. Booking and licensing information can be obtained by contacting Mark Barnes Music at firstname.lastname@example.org.