Markus Fleischer studied jazz at the Amsterdam School of the Arts.
During the last years Markus Fleischer was on tour with the American drummers Adam Nussbaum and Keith Copeland and the Dutch keyboarder Jasper van’t Hof. The cooperation with Adam Nussbaum resulted in the CD „Four!“ in 2005. The album „All These Dreams Told To The Moon“ (Klangraum Records) presents Markus Fleischer in a guitar trio with Tilmann Höhn and John Stowell. At present Markus Fleischer can be seen live with the "Freiraum Syndikat" and the Duo „Andrea Reichhart & Markus Fleischer“. Between 2010 and 2016 Markus has been contributing author for the guitar magazine „Guitar Acoustic“ and presented a finger style guitar workshop in every edition.