His first large scale tour happened in 1985 for Howard Jones’s North American tour. He has gone on to perform with many acts and artists such as Bobby McFerrin, Gordon Lightfoot, Looking Glass, Earl Klugh, Mitch Ryder, K.C. & the Sunshine Band, Tony Orlando, Justine Blazer and Jon Secada.
Mark has used his extremely versatile style in recording with David Foster, George Clinton, Brea Starr, Justine Blazer and What It Is. He has also played on many commercials for radio and T.V. and show orchestra’s for productions with the Cleveland Institute of Music orchestra, the Mid Michigan Orchestra, Annie and West Side Story.
Mark is also an in demand drummer locally in his home state of Michigan. He has worked extensively in the Metro Detroit area with acts and artists ranging from Country to Hip Hop. Dixie Crossroad, Nick Strange & the Bare Naked, The Chance, Doctor Pocket, his own fusion Jazz group Other Peoples Children, The VC Trio, Bugs Beddow, Kentucky Strait, Tower of Soul, the Prime Eights to name a few. Currently he is the drummer with Derringer, the house band at the Diamondback.
Whether it’s in the studio, on the stage or teaching, Mark brings passion, creativity and energy.