Mark Powers

Mark Powers

A percussion artist/educator and world traveler, Mark Powers has studied, performed and taught throughout North America, as well as in Asia, Africa, the Middle East and the South Pacific. He has shared the stage with everyone from Cheap Trick’s Rick Nielsen, Devon Evans (of Bob Marley and the Wailers), Rolling Stones saxophonist Tim Ries and America's Polka King- the late Frankie Yankovic, to disco sensations The Afrodisiacs and 80’s nerd-rockers The Spazmatics.

Mark has contributed drumset and/or percussion tracks to a number of incredible recording projects, including releases by M. Ward, She & Him, Floater, Haley Johnsen, Falls, Amanda Richards, King Black Acid and others.

As a teaching artist, Mark facilitates a variety of percussion programs – including his popular "TrashBamBOOM!" (formerly "Junk Jam") and "Sights & Sounds of Ghana" classes – educating students of all ages 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.

He has spoken at TEDxConcordiaUPortland and TEDxYouthOmaha, is co-author of "Alfred's Drumset Method: Book 2" and "The 2-in-1 Drummer" and author of "Solo In Style," a collection of original drumset solos for beginning/intermediate performers (all three published by Alfred Music). He has also written for Modern Drummer Magazine, Percussive Notes and a number of other percussion publications, and releases 60-second video drum lessons on his educational website, DrumItInAMinute.com

Mark plays and endorses Tycoon Percussion instruments, REMO drumheads, VicFirth drumsticks, SABIAN cymbals, ProLogix practice pads, Humes & Berg cases, and CajonBrush.

Fun fact: He is also former co-holder of the Guinness World Record for Longest Drum Roll by a Group (shared with Namiah Tribolini, Peter Buxman and Pat Flanigan!

More information about Mark can be found at PowersPercussion.com

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Fire Dance On Ko Tao

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Product #: 19839 Credits: Powers Series: Percussion Quartet Instrumentation: Cup Cymbals/3 Splash Cymbals; Mid Drum/China Cymbal/Rainstick; Low Drum/Bullroarer; Low Drum/ Bullroarer …

 

 

    

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