Mark Schatz

Mark Schatz Twice named Bass Player of  the Year by IMBA (International Bluegrass Music Association), Mark Schatz has toured and recorded with a stellar array of artists including Bela Fleck, Tony Rice, John Hartford, Tim and Mollie O'Brien, Nickel Creek, The Claire Lynch Band, and Sarah Jarosz; he also has two bass instructional videos on Homespun. Mark is the Musical Director for internationally acclaimed Footworks Percussive Dance Ensemble which showcases his other talents such as clawhammer banjo picking and Appalachian clog dancing. A versatile multi-instrumentalist, he has two own solo recordings on Rounder: Brand New Old Tyme Way and Steppin’ in the Boiler House.