Mark Cook

Recreational solo jammer

Not brilliant on the guitar but can play a few tunes and more importantly enjoy it. Always welcome criticism and advice.







What is music to you? What does it give you?

Music helps me relax and also express myself in a way like no other. I am now realising how I use small, subtle string bends to give my music unique and personal feel.

What is your music dream?

To have an afternoon acoustic blues jam with Eric Clapton in Antigua.

If you could change the world - what would you start with?

abolish all religions.

Which is the most memorable song from your childhood?

I feel for you, Shaka Khan

Who are your favorite musical artists or bands?

Clapton, Floyd, Hendrix, Robert Johnson, Big Bill Broonzy, Air.

What inspires you to make music?

Feeling down, feeling happy ....lots of reasons I guess.

What is the message you want to send with your music?

No particular message really. Would just be nice for people not to forget past musicians, especially the ones that have influenced me.

How do you feel when you perform in front of an audience?

excited nervousness at the start then amazing once the nerves disappear.

How do you see the musicians’ reality nowadays? What could be improved?

People need to forget the price of things and re-learn the value of things.

What do you think of Drooble?

Seems pretty good.

What frustrates you most as a musician?

Not learning a complete piece (bad habit).

What qualities should a musician nowadays have in order to get their music heard by a larger audience?

Confidence, contacts, commitment, focus and positive outlook on life.

Share some awesome artists that we’ve never heard of.

Mark Salisbury, Paul Whitwarm, Ben Harper