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Mark Heyes / Bio

I was born in Los Angeles.

I fell in love with music when I heard The Beatles for the very first time. I knew right then that I would do whatever I could to be in music. I went to high school locally, where I first started performing music. I played whenever I could. My band was the High School Band. I recorded my first tracks in a studio at 16. I started with any instrument I could find....piano, trumpet, drums, guitar, violin, bass....all would eventually play a roll in my career....but it was guitar....lead guitar... that captured my heart. (Doc Watson, George Harrison and Eric Clapton were my idols).

For a while I lived in Madison, Wisconsin. I played in clubs 3 nights a week. It was there that I fell in love with Bluegrass and Country. When I returned back to Los Angeles, I tried a million things, and ended up singing and picking blues and bluegrass in a club in Santa Monica, CA. I played there 5 nights a week for 8 years.

I'm now recording more than ever, and playing out anywhere I can.

For me, music is about giving. Giving to yourself first, and then to anyone who will listen. It’s about reflection, joy and sharing emotion.

I can’t imagine doing anything else.

General Info

Artist Name
Mark Heyes
Home Page
http://www.reverbnation.com/markheyes
Genres
Country / Blues / Folk Rock

Contact Info

Location
Agoura Hills, CA

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