Mark Newman is a well travelled and in demand professional musician who has spent the better part of five decades playing with an eclectic mix of noted musical talents. His most recent offering, “Empirical Truth” was the 2019 Winner of The Long Island Blues Society Best Album Category and represented the NY area in competition at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis.
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A multi stringsman, Mark has mastered electric/acoustic/lap steel guitar as well as the mandolin and dobro. His musical prowess has taken him around the world several times over; working alongside many other soul, blues, and rock greats of our time including Jim McCarty (The Yardbirds), Willy DeVille (Mink DeVille), Sam The Sham, Bobby Whitlock (Derek and the Dominos) and Sam Moore (Sam & Dave) and has also performed on the same stage as artists from John Oates and Sting, to Elvis Costello and Travis Tritt. As an opening act, Mark has played dates with Delbert McClinton, Les Dudek, The Doobie Brothers, Don Felder of The Eagles, David Bromberg and many others.