ABOUT

Blues/R&B/Soul Music band available for any type of event.
Are you a musician looking for a back up band?
Do you need to hire a guitarist, Bassist, Keyboardist Sax player or drummer for your up coming gig? We can help!!
Professional, easy going no drama.

Screen name:
Mario and Friends
Member since:
Feb 08 2015
Active within 1 week
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
40
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
4-5 nights a week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

Big Bill Broonzy, Chuck Berry, Bobbie Blue Bland, RayCharles, James Cotton,The Crusaders, Tyrone Davis, Willie Dixon, Marvin Gaye, Buddy Guy, Elmore James, Etta James, Robert Johnson, Albert, BB and Freddie King, Ben E. King, Denise LaSalle, Ottis Redding, Jimmy Reed, Otis Rush, Koko Taylor, The Temptations, Jr. Walker, T Bone Walker, Muddy Waters, Junior Wells, Bill Withers, Bobby Womack and many others.

Instrument experience:

Drums:
Expert

EQUIPMENT

Ludwig, Slingerland, Gretsch, Zildjian cymbals.
Gibson, Fender

MUSIC

CALENDAR

Past Events

Mario with The Greenwood News band

Mario with The Greenwood News band

Private event by invitation only.

Mario with The Polish All Star Jamband

Mario and Friends

Mario with The Greenwood News band.

Mario Luna/drums, Niklas Nordstrom/guitar and vocals, Mike Williams/bass and vocals, Craig Browning/Hammond B3.

Mario Luna/drums, Niklas Nordstrom/guitar and vocals, Mike Williams bass/vocals.

Mario Luna/drums, Niklas Nordstrom/guitar and vocals, Mike Williams/bass and vocals,Craig Browning/Hammond B3.

Private event.
Mario/drums, Niklas/guitar and vocals, Mike/bass and vocals, Craig/Hammond B3.

Mario Luna/drums, Niklas Nordstrom/guitar and vocals, Mike Williams/bass and vocals, Craig Browning/Hammond B3.

Mario Luna/drums, Niklas Nordstrom/guitar and vocals, Mike Williams/bass and vocals.

Mario and Friends Blues/R&B/World Music.

Mario and Friends live Blues/R&B/World Music.

With The Greenwood News band

With The Greenwood News band.

Mario and Friends live Blues/R&B/World Music.

With Alma Corazon y Vida.

With Alma Corazon y Vida.

With Alma Corazon y Vida.

With The Polish Connection and many other artists.
The Oakland Hills.
By invitation only.

With The Greenwood News band at Caffe Chiave, 2500 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, Ca.

With Alma, Corazon y Vida at Mistura.
3858 Piedmont Ave. Oakland, Ca. 94611
(510) 652-1439
Free admission

With Mario and Friends at Forage Kitchen, Blues and R&B.
478 25th St. Oakland, Ca. 94612 (510) 808-7665
Free admission.

With Alma, Corazon y vida at Mistura.
3858 Piedmont Ave. Oakland, Ca. 94611
(510) 652-1439
Free admission

With Green Wood News in Berkeley.
Private event.

With Alma, Corazon y Vida at The Golden Bull.
412 14th St. Oakland, Ca. 94612
Free admission 21+

With Alma Corazon y Vida.

With Alma Corazon y Vida.

With The Greenwood News band.

Mario and Friends Blues/R&B/World Music.