“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
SAVE THE DATE - 30th ANNUAL HARMONICA BLOWOUT
The 30th Harmonica Blowout will feature Magic Dick, Duke Robillard, Anson Funderburgh, Sugar Ray Norcia, John Nemeth, Bob Stroger, Aki Kumar and Wes Starr.
SEE TOUR DATES PAGE FOR DETAILS
Feb 15 - Yakima, WA
Feb 16 - Eugene, OR
Feb 17-18 - Seattle, WA
Feb 19 - Lake Oswego, OR
Feb 23 - Grass Valley, CA
Feb 24-25 - Berkeley, CA
East Bay Blues Vaults Receives Blues Blast Nomination
Grammy Award nominated West Coast Harp Ace MARK HUMMEL opens the vaults to the Golden Age of the East Bay - San Francisco Blues Scene and the Legendary Artists that both inspired and welcomed him in the 1970's and 80's. The CD includes a wonderful, previously unreleased version of Walk On from Brownie McGhee, engineered by D.E. Wellhausen in 1983 at Wellhausen Studios, S.F. Also featured on the track are FRANCIS CLAY (ex-Muddy Waters drummer) and Mark Hummel (Harmonica).