Laura Kaye -
In addition to being Vice President of Mark Wood Music Productons and Wood Violins, Laura
Kaye is a powerhouse rock vocalist in her own right. She sang on Mark's "Voodoo Violince,"
"Favorite Things," and "Portrait of an Artist" CDs and collaborated
with Mark on the "Sanctuary" CD. She has worked with such legendary artists as James Brown, Aretha Franklin, Lenny Kravitz, Sean Lennon, and many many more. Her new album is "Shake Off the Gravity." You can also visit Laura on MYSPACE.
Jeff Plate - Unfreakingly ridiculously amazing drummer extraordinaire in The Mark Wood Experience! Mark and Jeff are longtime, original members of Trans-Siberian Orchestra and are excellent partners-in-crime. Jeff also plays with Metal Church and was the drummer in Savatage.
Jon Bivona - A long-time member of The Mark Wood Experience, a truly gifted guitarist, and a dear friend! You can hear Jon's shredding guitar work on a LOT of Mark's TV and film scores.
Paul Ranieri - Bass player in The Mark Wood Experience. This guy kicks MAJOR BUTT (and you should check out his axes)!!!
Sean Meagher - Keyboard player in The Mark Wood Experience and all-around incredible and brilliantly talented guy!
Samson Technologies Corp. - Mark is proud to be an endorsee of Samson and absolutely LOVES their products. CLICK HERE to watch a great video featuring Mark demonstrating and discussing the new Zoom H4.
Hercules Stands - Mark is also a proud endorsee of Hercules Stands and wouldn't consider trusting his Viper to anything else!
Stephen Lang Photography - A brilliantly talented photographer who is taking an artistic approach to shooting Wood Violins' instruments. Watch the site for Stephen's pix - they'll start popping up all over the place! Right now, you can find them on the Stingray SV4 page.
Jean-Luc Ponty - One of
Mark's heroes and one of the most innovative violinists of our time.
GrooveLily (Val Vigoda)
- Val is a longtime client of Wood Violins and a dear friend whose excellent band GrooveLily
has been touring this country extensively for quite some time - check them out!
Jordan Rudess -
A longtime friend and colleague, Jordan is the keyboard player for Dream Theatre.
Strings: The New Curriculum by Julie Lyonn Lieberman Alternative Strings: The New Curriculum
is a great resource book for string educators! The Dear Abby for string players,
Julie Lyonn Lieberman, offers detailed descriptions of over two dozen fiddle, blues, jazz,
pop, and world styles; bountiful support materials; a massive discography; musical examples;
photographs; and audio from master players and clinicians, far exceeding the scope of other
books in the field.