NEWS I just created a new Tribute Video to the Bluesmen and women we have lost in the past year. The score is my original, Don't Forget About Me, currently on the Country Blues Charts
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I specialize in pre war Acoustic Blues and Delta Style Blues, as well as Chicago style electric guitar. I play both guitar and harmonica. I also play with the Mark McDonald Band. I have either studied personally or played with David "Honeyboy" Edwards, Lousiana Red, Jorma Kaukonen, Carey Bell, Lurrie Bell, Paul Geremia, Terry "Harmonica" Bean, Steve James, Bob Brozman, John Cephas, Phil Wiggins, Drink Small, Warner Williams, Walker T. Ryan, David Jacob Strain, Keith Allen, and Geoff Achison over the years.
Why this name?
My parents gave it to me.
Do you play live?
You bectcha. All over the Northbay of the San Francisco Bay Area. For a recent TV appearance go to http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z2lFyPNwTCM
How, do you think, does the internet (or mp3) change the music industry?
It makes music more accessible to everyone.
Would you sign a record contract with a major label?
Depends on the contract.
You can see all details at http://www.markmcdonaldblues.com or http://www.myspace.com/markmcdonaldblues
Robert Johnson, Muddy Waters, John Hammond Jr. Louisianna Red, Little Walter, Luther Allison, B.B King
Guild acoustic and vintage small body guitars, National Resonators, and Gibson Electrics. Hohner and Lee Oskar Harmonicas