Short Bio

Aside from gigging more than ought to be humanly possible, Mark also composes music for TV and teaches guitar to multiple students. His first love is guitar but he’s also an accomplished played of mandolin, bass, dobro, and banjo. Just out of high school Mark attended UCLA for a semester before dropping out to go on the road. That tour lasted a month before it self destructed sending Mark back to LA to work as a pit musician. He’s played many places around the world including Seoul, Tokyo, Hawaii, Bosnia and the Johnston Islands. The self proclaimed “sideman of sidemen,” Mark has played with people who have played with: Peter Gabriel, Thomas Dolby, Tracy Chapman, Keith Richards, Lou Reed, Alice Cooper, Jewel, Jean Luc Ponty, Jon Butcher, Don Henley, Andy Summers and the Violent Femmes.