Marek Sapieyevski has appeared as Jerry Lee Lewis/Music Director in two previous productions of Million Dollar Quartet. Other credits include Joltin’ Jim McCoy/Keyboardist in the national tour of A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline, Ring of Fire (the music of Johnny Cash) at The Palace Theater (Wisconsin Dells) as well as a banjo infused Bertram Rogers in a revival of the 1920's comedy Six Cylinder Love, a boogie-woogie piano playing DJ in Menny and Mila (debuted NYC fringe), various characters/instruments in The Caucasian Chalk Circle (NYC Innovative Theatre Award for Outstanding Original Music), and a residency as acting company member and Assistant Musical Director at EndTimes Productions NYC. As a musician he has performed with veteran Americana players including Arno Hecht (Uptown Horns), Jon Paris (Johnny Winter/Les Paul Orchestra), and in the bands of original Broadway cast members of Million Dollar Quartet. Marek Sapieyevski has crossed genres for projects with "freak folk" icon Devendra Banhart as well as mariachi-bluegrass fusion group 'Rana Santacruz,' for which he was the primary banjo player on the debut album and subsequent North American tours, National Public Radio (Tiny Desk Concerts) and John F. Kennedy Center performances, and was added as an endorsing artist for Deering Banjo Company. He is also featured in his own boogie woogie, honky tonk and early rock & roll band 'Marek and the Boss Chops.'
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