Mark is currently the drummer for Michele D'Amour and The Love Dealers. He considers myself to be a groove oriented drummer. He loves Funk, Blues, Old-School R&B, Classic rock, and dabbles in Jazz and Country on occasion. Mark has played for over 40 years, playing and gigging in Rock, Blues/Funk and Country club bands. He loves to sings back up and some lead vocals. He has pro-equipment, transportation, is committed, and is reliable. contact: mr.buzzrollfrontier

Screen name:
Mark Hotton__ Drummer_Vocalist
Member since:
Feb 02 2011
Active over 1 month ago
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
2-3 nights a week
Most available:


Marks biggest influences and inspirations come from: For Rock: John Bonham, Ian Paice, Steve Jordan, Neil Peart, Carter Beauford, Taylor Hawkins and Jeff Porcaro. For Funk: Clyde Stubblefield, DAVID GARIBALDI!!!, Stanton Moore, Richie Hayward, Joseph Zigaboo Modeliste. For Jazz/Fusion: Dave Wechl, Steve Gadd, Bill Bruford, Buddy Rich, JoJo Mayer, Peter Erskine, Max Roach, and Tony Williams....

Instrument experience:



Mark has many kits (DW, Ludwig, and Pearl) , cymbals, snares, Mics, ETC from large to small (including electronics) that can be selected -- depending on the stage, and show... all pro level.