Mark was born and raised in Vermont and has also lived in New York City and Los Angeles.
Mark banged on pots and pans at age 5 until his Mother needed them for cooking and finally bought him a drumset. After mastering drumsicks instead of forks and knives, he landed a gig with the with the Seabird band in Vermont and Virginia and helped promote their first album Seabird Band. The album was well received by national and international radio, and was a “Hot Pick” by Billboard magazine.
He then left Vermont to start a band in NYC (October Project) that went on to sell almost 500,000 albums. He has toured nationally with several original roots rock bands and shared the stage with Little Feat to B.B. King. He recently recorded with his band mates from Seabird and T Bone Wolk from Hall and Oates.
Mark has been a part of the Chris Kleeman Blues band, which has given workshops at local schools and he still has a small stable of students and gives lessons in both percussion and vocals.
Mark lives in Cavendish, Vermont with his wife Sharon and his two children Spencer and Madi. He runs “Huntley Financial Services” a financial planning practice in Ludlow Vermont. He loves golf, running, hot bath’s and travel and looks forward to giving you . . .
a great event!