Sociology Songwriter

Sociologist Mark Zane is also a guitarist/singer-songwriter who performs regularly with his band Mark Zane & Friends, in Central New York cafes, restaurants/bars, festivals, and churches. He released his debut CD, American Hunger, in 2008, which was nominated for a 2009 SAMMY (Syracuse-Area Music) Award. His sophomore CD, Walk it Off, will be released in 2012. Professor Zane also performs at OCC at the Van Duyn Dinner, for the cafeteria’s lunchtime performances, and co-hosts Songwriters Live at OCC with fellow OCC professor, Dan Cleveland. Additional information regarding his music and upcoming performances can be found at

Mark’s CD, “American Hunger” can be purchased from Mark or at the OCC bookstore.

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