Marc Jordan is the host of JAZZ.FM91’s top-rated Songs I Wish I Had Written. He was born in Brooklyn, New York and is the son of singer Charles Jordan. Marc grew up in Toronto Canada.
In 1978 Marc was signed to Warner Music in Burbank California by Steely Dan’s producer, Gary Katz and was signed as a staff writer for Irving Almo pub., Geffen Pub. and Warner Chappell Music in Hollywood.
Marc spent 16 years in Los Angeles writing songs for and with: Diana Ross, Chicago , Kansas, Manhattan Transfer, Kenny Loggins, Amanda Marshal, Amy Sky, Bette Midler, Natalie Cole, Roch Voisin, Canadian Tenors, Shawn Colvin, Olivia Newton John, Joe Cocker, Bonnie Raitt, Josh Groban, Cher and Rod Stewart, including Rod’s world-wide #1 hit Rhythm Of My Heart.
Marc has won numerous ASCAP, JUNO, SOCAN and Smooth Jazz awards over the years. His songs have been on 35 million CDs and he has recorded 14 CDs of his own material on various labels, including Warner Bros. , Atlantic, RCA and Blue Note.
In addition, Marc has numerous ﬁlm credits to his name and he is the chair of the song writing department at Norman Jewison’s Canadian Film Center. Marc starred opposite Olivia Newton John in the ﬁlm SCORE A HOCKEY MUSICAL which opened the Toronto Film Festival. Marc often writes with Rod Stewart , and is on the advisory board of Humber College’s jazz department. Marc continues to tour himself and with the Canadian writers group Lunch at Allens.