A personal note to all buyers and potential buyers--thank you so much for checking my page out...my cds are very much guitar oriented tracks that reflect my many years of studying the blues-blues rock greats--i remember as a kid looking for guitar inspiring cds so i could hone my chops-i loved and still do many guitar instrumentals by the likes of buddy guy,freddy king,eric clapton,jimmy page,jimi hendrix,stevie ray vaughn,jimmy vaughn,duke robillard,pee wee crayton,clarence gatemouth brown,jeff beck,albert king,bb king,tommy castro,walter trout, and so on so forth! my productions are not perfect--they are raw but i put all my heart and soul into my works---so cheers to all out there---keep an eye out for my band double barrel blues band---our cd is up--check it out as well!!thanks mark c
many thanks to my online collaborators as well--you know who you are!
these are 100% guaranteed-- any touble with them i will send you another copy personally and a double barrel blues band poster!!!turn it up!!!! to 11 i say!
please let me thank loren risker for composing blues walking jazz shoes and smoothie----it was a pleasure playing guitar on it and i thank you for letting me include this on my cd!!!you allowed me to show my lighter side of guitar playing--they are two of my favorite cuts on this disc!! great stuff loren!
thank you bill satterly for letting me borrow your fender precision bass guitar and fender amp---bill plays bass on BLUES IN MY LIVING ROOM!!
words from a friend-fellow indie musician---bri-an (the rat) ha ha
I had the pleasure of meeting Mark at a blues fest in Alexandria Bay...bout 2 hrs ride from here...The guy is just Killer live...so much energy...wow...the chance to jam with him...it was a matter of time.
Now...first off...i am not a blues kinda player....i'm a bri-an playin blues kinda...sorta...well...hell, I have always listen to the blues....this is my take on them....and havin Mark on this...damn...it was fun!! wooooooo
we did a collab recently you can listen to it here!
i want to make note i have participated in many worldly collaborations across the globe! notably,LOREN RISKER,JC CARROLL-NEW ENGLISH BLUES CONCEPT ALBUM,JIM RUSTEMEYER-ARTIFICIAL EARTH,MAIN PIE,ROB GRANT,NIGEL POTTER,DACE THE ACE,NEW PROJECT--M3(IN PROGRESS)-FEATURING ROB FORBES(RED EYE AND WILLIAM-HAMMOND B-3,JOE-RAPSTER,PETE-BADMOUTH,DNS,HOOKER GREEN-ERIC KUHN,LIGHTNING GEORGE,WIM-THE ROOFER,SLY PUPPY,AND MANY MORE TO COME!!!
I play blues rockin guitar strong instrumentations---blues and beyond!! My current blues band is double barrel blues band...the highlight of our summer will be the Alexandra bay blues fest august 28th through sept 1st 2008..we perform on the main stage stage Thursday, Friday, and Monday!!!! We are host of the blues all stars Monday at noon!!!please come and enjoy this 5 day fest--its a blast!!
Why this name?
we spray blues notes all over the place like a double barrel shot gun!!
Do you play live?
yeah... played the chenango blues fest on the same bill as luther allison,new york state blues fest,alexandria bay blues fest,hosted the famous dinosaur bbq blues jam for 3 years,voted 1997 best blues guitar player by central new york blues connection...play all sorts of juke joints,parties ,and wherever they will have us..performed live on fm radio several times as well as local television shows such as bridge street with rick and julie!!!
How, do you think, does the internet (or mp3) change the music industry?
its a great outlet for independent artists..im recording by way of interenet with great musicians across the world
Would you sign a record contract with a major label?
maybe...ahh yeah if i can quit my dayjob..
my current blues band is double barrel blues band...the highlight of our summer will be the alexandra bay blues fest sept 2nd 3rd, and 4th..we perform on the main stage stage sunday and monday!!!! we are host of the blues all stars monday at noon!!!
jimi hendrix,stevie ray and jimmy vaughn,buddy guy,albert king,freddy king..etc!!!
northern new york
all fender guitars and vox -valvetronics and marshall valvestat head with 4 ten cabinet
buddy guy,albert king,freddy king,jimmy page,jimmy hendrix,jeff beck,eric clapton,duke robillard,bb king,ronnie earl,hubert sumlin,stevie and jimmy vaughn,dana klipp,cliff chandler--all the blues guitar players across the world!!
Sounds Like blues,blues rock,swing, a touch of jazz and rock n roll