Mark J

is creating Music, Music Videos, Lessons, Tutorials, Reviews

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Mark J is a guitarist, drummer, engineer, producer, & BMI songwriter who has split time between Nashville, TN & Pittsburgh, PA. Mark J spent years honing performance experience in Rock, Heavy Metal, Jazz, Country, and Eastern-Euro Folk music before earning a degree in Music Technology from Duquesne University.
During his time in Nashville, Mark spent a year as the touring & recording lead guitarist for country artist Derryl Perry, headlining country music festivals across the country, including the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta, Pasadena Strawberry Festival, Grapevine Main Street Days, and appearing at the Toadlick Music Festival, opening for Colt Ford. He also appeared on Perry’s “Memoirs from the Road,” a full-length LP recorded on Nashville’s historic “Music Row.”
After returning home to Pittsburgh, he quickly gained notoriety as the lead guitarist for the Christian Beck Band, opening for national country headliners Chris Young, Frankie Ballard, and Chase Bryant. Mark J continues to perform with many pop & country artists, including American Idol finalist Gabby Barrett, while continuing to look for opportunities to further his career both onstage & in the studio.
Tiers
Fiver
$5 or more per month
Fivers keep me going! Each $5 patronage encourages me to continue performing. In return for their patronage, each Fiver will receive:

-a Personalized Thank You Message

-a literal 'High-Five' from me at my next event attended by the patron. Be sure to introduce yourself!

Goals
0 of 20 patrons
When I reach 20 patrons, I will produce a video for YouTube. The video might be a Play-Through, Lesson, Review, Live-Performance, or Patron request.
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Mark J is a guitarist, drummer, engineer, producer, & BMI songwriter who has split time between Nashville, TN & Pittsburgh, PA. Mark J spent years honing performance experience in Rock, Heavy Metal, Jazz, Country, and Eastern-Euro Folk music before earning a degree in Music Technology from Duquesne University.
During his time in Nashville, Mark spent a year as the touring & recording lead guitarist for country artist Derryl Perry, headlining country music festivals across the country, including the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta, Pasadena Strawberry Festival, Grapevine Main Street Days, and appearing at the Toadlick Music Festival, opening for Colt Ford. He also appeared on Perry’s “Memoirs from the Road,” a full-length LP recorded on Nashville’s historic “Music Row.”
After returning home to Pittsburgh, he quickly gained notoriety as the lead guitarist for the Christian Beck Band, opening for national country headliners Chris Young, Frankie Ballard, and Chase Bryant. Mark J continues to perform with many pop & country artists, including American Idol finalist Gabby Barrett, while continuing to look for opportunities to further his career both onstage & in the studio.

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Tiers
Fiver
$5 or more per month
Fivers keep me going! Each $5 patronage encourages me to continue performing. In return for their patronage, each Fiver will receive:

-a Personalized Thank You Message

-a literal 'High-Five' from me at my next event attended by the patron. Be sure to introduce yourself!