Midlandsbiz Artist Minute – Mark Rapp, Jazz Trumpeter

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.


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 ColaJazz.com, a great resource for musicians and jazz lovers alike. He is a tireless promoter of jazz through events, education, recordings, and advocacy.

The Artist Minute – Mark Rapp, Jazz Trumpeter