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Rock the Next Stage with Dori Staehle

30 minutes of tips, musings, and motivation for the music community. Interviews with musicians and music industry experts to help you rock the next stage!

Nov 8, 2017

Drummer and percussionist Mark Powers has shared the stage with Cheap Trick’s Rick Nielsen, Devon Evans (of Bob Marley and the Wailers), Clyde Stubblefield, Rolling Stones saxophonist Tim Ries, Bad Company’s Lynn Sorensen, disco sensations The Afrodisiacs, 80’s nerd-rockers The Spazmatics, and more.

Mark contributed drum and/or percussion tracks to a number of incredible recording projects, including releases by M.Ward, She and Him, Mbrascatu, Haley JohnsenFallsAmanda RichardsRob Wynia (of Floater), Cory Chisel and the Wandering Sons, and others.

Mark facilitates a variety of percussion programs in schools around the world. He also presents at youth/adult correctional facilities and leads businesses and organizations through leadership and team building training in his highly interactive “Rhythms at Work” workshops. Mark is a published author and has appeared in Modern Drummer Magazine and other publications, and was also a TEDx speaker. 

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