Mark Korpi

Mark Korpi was born in Flint Michigan.  He got his first guitar at the age of 9 years old but did not start playing seriously until he was around 11 years old.  He lived in Virginia then in Texas before settling in Brevard County, Florida. Mark has over 30 years experience in music. "Mark is known for his exquisite taste and effortless technique, his stylistic horizons are unlimited. He has toured with bands out of Washington, DC, Chicago and Austin, TX, he has worked with notable performers such as Gary Primich, Evan Johns, Danny Gatton, Big Walter Horton, Son Seals, Brewer Phillips, Syl Johnson, Floyd Jones, Ted Roddy and many more.  Michael Corcoran, lead music critic of The Austin American Statesmen dubbed him “Austin’s Secret Weapon” where Mark backed many a famous player and played with anyone who was anybody in Austin, Texas. You can hear Mark’s guitar work on several dozen recordings (we’ve lost track). An excellent songwriter, his songs have been recorded by Gary Primich, the Leroi Brothers and have been featured in TV and film including shows such as Malcolm in the Middle and the Chris Isaak show." Currently he plays in the band called The Space Coast Playboys who are based in Central Florda.  The Space Coast Blues Society, for more information please visit their website