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Mark Johns

Mark Johns

Mark Johns is one of the world’s most renowned session guitarists and performers. As the ultimate all round player he has recorded and toured with artists including: Jeff Beck, Faith Hill, Whitney Houston, Enrique Iglesias, Sting, Mariane Faithful, Julie Driscoll, John Dankworth and Cleo Laine, Matt Bianco, Emma Bunton, Ray Davies (the Kinks one!), Rod Argent and Colin Blunstone, David Palmer, Vanessa Mae, Martha Reeves and the Vandellas,  Phil Coulter, Monica Mancini, Irene Cara, Desree, Roachford, Courtney Pine, and Daniel and Natasha Bedingfield.

Mark is as versatile a composer as he is a guitarist. His music can be heard on television series such as Absolutely Fabulous, Bottom, Monarch of the Glen and French and Saunders. Other television credits include: Down to Earth, Coupling, The Ralph Little Show, The Johnny Vaughan Show, The Ben Elton Show, The Lenny Henry Show, The South Bank Show, Manchild, Savages, 2 Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps, Bad Girls, Horrible, Stella Street, Murder Most HorridBosom Pals and Hippies.

Films include Four Weddings and a Funeral, Best and Gangsta No.1.

Mark plays the dobro, banjo, mandolin and electric and acoustic guitars.

A selection of my tracks

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Building banjo and guitar ensemble. Repetitive pattern
Classic dreamy/ghostly arpeggios played on a solo nylon guitar harmonics (whole tone scales)
Upbeat dance/electro pop. Features female vocals (sung by Sandi Thom)
Uplifting feel good indie track with positive lyrics. Female vocalist
Atmospheric, solo steel string guitar. Long pre delayed reverb
Atmospheric, sparse Indian raga played on solo 12 string guitar
Intricate, pretty solo classical guitar
Polite, regal 18th Century solo classical guitar

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