“Mark Hummel is one of the very top notch guys on the Blues Harmonica scene today.
He’s a great traditional player”

- Billy Boy Arnold

Grammy Award Nominee and Winner of two Blues Music Awards, Mark Hummel started playing harmonica in 1970 and is considered one of the premier blues harmonica players of his generation. Thanks to over thirty recordings since 1985, including the  Grammy nominated 2013 release Blind Pig recording Remembering Little Walter (part of the Blues Harmonica Blowout CD series).  Mark Hummel's Blues Harmonica Blowout™ started in 1991 and have featured every major legend (Mayall, Musselwhite, Cotton, etc.) on blues harp as well as almost every player of note on the instrument - a who's who of players.   Read Full Bio


Mark Hummel Live featuring Rusty Zinn

Here's a treat for West Coast blues fans! Some of the most recognizable West Coast blues names in Northern California, led by blues harmonica master Mark Hummel, got together in Aki Kumar's home recording studio, Alt-Brown, this week to deliver a 75 minute concert that's absolutely worth tuning in to. 

Featuring Mark Hummel (harmonica/vocals), June Core (drums), Rusty Zinn (guitar), Bob Welsh (guitar/piano), Aki Kumar (drums - final song). 

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Venmo: @Mark-Hummel-11

Harpslinger Podcast Featuring Mark Hummel

Jamey Garner hanging out with the amazing Mark Hummel.  Mark is a true blues survivor, author, songwriter and producer who's played with the best!

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WAYBACK MACHINE (Electro-Fi 3459)

Grammy nominated Harp Ace Mark Hummel is moving forward by looking backwards on his new Electro-Fi CD release WAYBACK MACHINE, and he’s picked a sweet spot in Blues history to explore, the glorious Bluebird Records sound of the 1930’s and 40’s. Joining Mark on the disc is Chicago first call guitarist Billy Flynn, the Red Hot West Coast Combo The Deep Basement Shakers, and Mississippi Bluesmaster Joe Beard.

The 16 Dynamic tracks on this CD were recorded by Chris "Kid" Andersen at Greaseland Studios in San Jose, CA.

No doubt WAYBACK MACHINE is destined to be one of the most talked about Traditional Blues releases of 2020!



Mark Hummel and his Blues Survivors - Blues Success


Mark Hummel the Author