Mark's continuing journey as a professional musician has currently spanned 25 years and has allowed him to perform throughout the world playing musical styles as diverse as Rock, Pop, Jazz, Fusion, Soul, Funk, Latin, World, Blues, RnB, Reggae, Country, Techno, Bass & Drums and Hip Hop. Performing to audiences as diverse as Australian Outback communities to the Japanese Royal family, from venues ranging from Urban inner city night clubs to under ground W.W.II bunkers in Germany and tropical island resorts to snow bound communities in former communist Europe.

His skills as a multi instrumentalist / music programmer have provided him the opportunity to perform live with international artists such as Toni Childs (USA), Lance Keltner (USA), Glynn Johns (UK), Australian music icons Phil Emanual, Phil Manning (Chain), Ross Wilson (Mondo Rock), Keith Casey (Santana) as well as current Australian country recording artists such as James Blundell, Travis Collins, Luella & the Heelers, Mishele Bradford Jones, Peter Koppes (the Church).

Mark has also supported major National and International artists in concert such Peter Green & The Splinter Group (UK), Brian Auger & The New Oblivion Express (USA), Julian Saas Band (NL), Roy Ayers (USA), Wang Chung (UK), Sonia DaDa (USA), INXS, Midnight Oil, Men At Work, Split Enz, Jimmy Barnes, Renee Gayer, Kevin Borich, The Ten Tenors, Hunters & Collectors, Diesel, Vanessa Amorosi, Adam Brand, Melinda Schneider, Jackson Jackson and Richard Clapton to name just a few.

Internationally Mark has performed at some of the most prestigous international hotels, including six month residencies at the Tokyo Hilton in Shinjuku Japan and the Portman Shangri-La Hotel in Shanghai China. Appearances at Vomo Island Resort for Sotel Hotels in Fiji, and corporate events in Hong Kong.

During the 90's Mark performed with the the Phillip Morris corporately sponsored concept bands, Best of the USA, Long Beach Summer Rock, 30 Years of OZ rock, and the Castlemain Perkins Breweries promotional band 'the Xotix'. As a member of the Rob Tognoni Band, Mark played on the 1998, 1999 and 2001 Australian / European club and festival tours and appears on the albums 'Live at the Twilight' and 'Revenge of the Monky Grinder'. Festival appearances included performances headlining the Roth Blues Festival (Germany), a nationally televised appearance at the Leverkusener Jazz and Blues Festival (Germany), in addition to numerous festivals in Denmark, Netherlands and Germany.

More recently Mark performed on the luxsury cruise ship 'The World' with with Jazz trio Beyond Beyond with shows in South Africa and Namibia. He also toured with the 'Simply The Best' Tina Turner Tribute, performing casino shows in Johannesburg, South Africa and Gaberone in Botswana.

Mark has also been involved in music education conducting bass clinics in Australia, Germany and Denmark. He was also a staff teacher for the Sunshine Coast Musicians Institue and an instructor for Tafe Queensland at the Nambour Campass speacialising in Music Technology and performance. As a session musician Mark has extensive album credits and his music compositions have appeared on albums released in Australia and Internationally.

Mark Williams
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