Sax, Clarinet and Keyboards
German saxophone / clarinet player and keyboardist Marek Arnold is the remaining founding member of German progressive rock band “Toxic Smile “, which has produced 5 albums (the first one was very successful with a major label in Asia), 1 orchestral DVD and an EP so far!
He also plays with and works as producer, composer and arranger for progressive crossover band “Seven steps to the green door”, currently working on their fourth album.
After finishing the study of popular music / teaching of saxophone, he played in several bands from jazz, Hip Hop, Pop to Progressive Rock / Metal and works as a sax & keyboards teacher at a European grammar school.
Marek was a member of legendary East german artrock band “Stern Combo Meissen” from 2010 – 2012.
After that he also founded melodic prog band “Cyril” and added his talents to progmetal band, “Flaming Row “.
Since the founding of his studio “b`side-music” several recordings, productions, compositions and CDs have been realised.
Marek of course has also significantly contributed to a number of the later MANNING albums where his contribution has garnered much praise in reviews!