Mark started playing the guitar when he was 8 years old. Introduced to jazz in junior high school he went on to play in the Ohio State jazz ensemble 1976-78.
Attended the guitar institute of music in Hollywood, California in 1980, and after graduation hit the road for six years, playing in a variety of situations. Sought after as a studio guitarist in his home town, playing on jingles, artitsts cd's, and many demo's slated for Nashville's publishers row. Presently is concentrating on original material and recording in his home studio.
Web page www.markcopeland.biz

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Peter White, Larry Carlton, Tommy Emmanuel

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Larry Carlton, Lee Ritteneour, Tommy Emmanuel, Joe Pass, Hank Mobley, George Benson, Earl Klugh, Bill champlin, Chet Atkins.

Bio

Grew up playing in big bands from jr. high thru Ohio State Univ. Graduated from the Guitar Institute of Music in 1980, Hit the road playing all venues from Atlantic City/Harrahs casino, playboy clubs, to show bands. I want to Thank my Wife Tatjana for being sooooo supportive.

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