Originally from Sept-Iles in Quebec, Marc Beaudin is a full-time professional musician. He has been part of Western Canada’s vibrant music scene for years. Marc received two Global Music Awards; in composition and recording category.
Early 2017 with ¡La Cueva!, Marc released a world music project of his compositions written while in Spain and South America. Subsequently, Marc also released “The Music Of Eric Clapton”, an instrumental tribute to the great musical guitarist and musical visionary, Eric Clapton.
Previously, Marc Beaudin played with one of Canada’s best known singers, Alfie Zappacosta. He also shared performances with Chucho Valdes, Maria Schneider, Hugh Fraser, Oscar Valdes - Diakara, the Canadian Chamber Orchestra, PJ Perry and Tommy Banks.
Compositions and musical arrangements of his have been recorded by Juno nominee Sandro Dominelli (Meet Me In The Alley, Alvo Sessions), WCMA nominee Don Berner (Fortress Of Solitude, Don Berner Sextet Live), The Canadian Tenors, Ronald Tremblay, Guy Hebert to name a few.
As a former member of the Canadian Forces Music Branch. Marc had the opportunity and privilege tour represent Canada with music all over the world. (South Korea, Eastern Europe, Sweden, Holland, France, US).
Marc is also involved in Alberta’s music community as leader of party band The Retrofitz (Entertainer Of The Year Award).