Mark certainly is one of the most astonishing drummers on this planet with a mind boggling concept of time, creativity and speed that is bordering the super human.
The late Tony Williams who was notoriously hard to impress was said to have stood behind the stage curtain when Mark was playing at one of the jazz festivals, riveted by Marks playing. Tony watched the rest of the performance. After this Tony and Mark became friends.
Dennis Chambers, another good friend of Marks, has been singing Marks praises for years on his own video and in print. It is well documented in drum circles that most top players hold Mark in similar esteem.
Mark began his professional career touring and recording with saxophonist Courtney Pine. Mark has earnt an enviable reputation as one of the finest drummers the UK ever produced. Mark has worked with many artist ranging from rock guitarist Keith More to jazz greats such as: Julian Joseph, John McLaughlin and Kevin Eubanks.
Marks never ceases to amaze audiences with his awe-inspiring technique, subtle feel and sheer inventiveness.