2017 Philby Awards

Mark received recognition four ways for 2017 Philby Awards for his album, "Tending The Fire"!​

  1. Best Singer/Songwriter Debut Album

  2. #14 album of the Top 100 Albums

  3. #7 single of the Top 100 singles for "It Ain't My Fault"

  4. #42 single of the Top 100 singles for "Love Refrigerator"

Detroit Music Awards

Mark received first round nominations in 5 categories for the 2017 Detroit Music Awards for his album, "Tending The Fire"!

  1. Outstanding Americana Artist / Group

  2. Outstanding Americana Recording, "Tending The Fire"

  3. Outstanding Americana Songwriter, "Tending The Fire"

  4. Outstanding Americana Vocalist

  5. Outstanding Country Songwriter


Big thanks to Nolan Mendenhall, Roscoe, Todd GlassDrew HowardJohn LatiniJill JackRochelle ClarkJo Serrapere and Jen Sygit for their outstanding contributions that made it possible.

Above The Bridge

And... there's another first. Mark and his fellow songwriting pal, Sigrid Christiansen, have been invited to serve as a staff members for the renowned "Above The Bridge Songwriter's Weekends" in Curtis, Michigan in the heart of Michigan's Upper Peninsula. After attending the event 9 times, both are honored to return as part of the always-fabulous staff!

Session I will be staffed by Annie & Rod Capps, Pat Bergeson, and Sigrid Christiansen

Session II will be staffed by John Latini, Jamie-Sue Seal, Jan Krist, Jim Bizer, Whit Hill, and Mark Jewett

Both sessions will be have John Latini as Staff Coordinator and Jamie-Sue Seal as Marketing Coordinator


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