“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 Receives Living Blues Award Nomination - VOTE NOW

Mark Hummel is nominated for Outstanding Musician - Harmonica and voting is now open through June 15, 2022. Everyone is eligible to vote. No subscription or membership is required.

Winners will be announced in the July/August #279 issue of Living Blues

New CD East Bay Blues Vaults 1976 - 1988


Mark Hummel and his Blues Survivors - Blues Success

Mark Hummel the Author