Mark Pappalardo

Pro Drummer/Background Vocalist seeks work

Pro Drummer, vocalist & songwriter w/40+ yrs of recording, touring and performing experience seeking side work A I'm currently committed to Rick 'N Friends' album project and hopefully touring to follow! I've done everything from major label work to prominent tours and everything in between. Likable, easy to work with, confident with commanding stage presence and ego in check. Connected managers also hit me up at [email protected] as we are seeking qualified management to take us to the arenas, venture/investment capitalists are also being sought.






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

Is what I enjoy most out of life. Connecting with strangers and feeding off of their electricity as I employ my craft and bringing joy to them.

What is your music dream?

To get back to the big time again.

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

Eliminating greed

Which is the most memorable song from your childhood?

Bohemian Rhapsody-Queen

Who are your favorite musical artists or bands?

Artist, Todd Sucherman (drummer from Styx), John Bonamaso, Poison, Led Zepplin, The Beatles, Queen, Bon Jovi, Journey w/Steve Smith & Steve Perry, Van Halen, Keith Urban, Elvis,

What inspires you to make music?

It's in my DNA

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

Feel Good, be well, it's all gonna be alright!

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

Excited! Happy, fullfilled

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

More venues getting back to real, live music, played by real musicians!

What do you think of Drooble?

It's difficult to navigate, to add on to your profile, upload new links, no real place for pictures you only get half the picture. Not drawing nearly enough attention to me as I would have hoped for.

What frustrates you most as a musician?

Not working steady

Do you support your local scene as a fan? How?

Yes, I go to places where they have live music and we as a band give up and coming newer younger bands an opening spot in our shows.

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

Be real and let the music do the talking

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

I think you've heard of them all.