Mark Mixx: A native Detroiter that grew up listening to music and because of his infatuation with music he knew at an early age that one day he would embark on a musical career. During his early years while Mark was still in elementary school in 1984 he joined the band where he took up the art of playing drums and percussion, which carried over to middle and high school after graduation Mark added the piano.

Producer, Arranger & Musician: Mark Mixx has produced, arranged and played on
Musical projects over the past twenty three (23) years.

Tha Street Jazz Cartel: In 2009 Mark Mixx decided to produce a Jazz CD on his independent record label(Isis Style Music). He assembled some talented Detroit musician to collaborate and play on the “Street Jazz Project, Johnny Barnes (trumpet), Steve Cooley (trumpet),Eddie Taylor (trumpet), Ike Pippen (keys), Shane Mckeever (keys), Jeff Canady (drums), Antonio Johnson(drums), Deblone Jackson (flute), Marty Montgomery (sax), Don Whyte (sax), Charles Jones (trombone), Stephen "Stevo" Current(bass), Tony Parker (bass), Derrick Bartel (guitar), Randal Wilson (guitar), Athony Booker (guitar) and Mark Mixx  (percussion and keys). “Tha Street Jazz Cartel. The Street Jazz Cartel has (4) album release out Now on All digital platforms. In 2021 Mark Mixx feat. Tha Street Jazz Cartel release their new singles from their( 5th ) album entitled "V" with a collaboration with James Gibbs III (trumpet) "Rydn & Chillaxn" along with "Ziggy's Groove". These releases will Put you in the mind of Riding on a "Hot Sunny Day"!

The Street Jazz CD is currently getting radio airplay in Detroit and other parts of the country plus overseas.

Mark Mixx and Tha Street Jazz Cartel has performed with the world renowned Michael Franks, Alex Bugnon, Marion Meadows, Mindi Abair, Dave Koz, Gearld Albright, Richard Elliott, Nelson Rangell, and Will Downing. Also Tha Street Jazz Cartel Has performed for the Rev. Jesse Jackson for The Rainbow Push Coalition for charity and many more also with a few live television appearances.

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Cartel Drive album cover of Mark Mixx featuring Tha Street Jazz Cartel