“I just stopped and said ‘wow’ after just a few notes. – I feel like I’ve come home! The DURGA is amazing right out of the box. It has a very classic sound and incredible response. The SHIVA is very aggressive and is great for those screaming tenor solos!”
Mark Douthit is a mainstay in the Nashville music scene having recorded with: Lionel Richie, Elton John, Amy Grant, Billy Joel, Vanessa Williams, Garth Brooks, Michael W. Smith, Toby Keith, Hank Williams Jr., Whitney Houston, Billy Ray Cyrus, Michael McDonald, Neville Brothers, Peter Cetera, Faith Hill, Vince Gill, Donny Osmond, Patty Loveless, Keith Urban, Rascal Flatts, LeAnn Rimes, Wynonna Judd, Point of Grace, Steven Curtis Chapman, Tommy Sims, Brenda Lee, Bebe & Cece Winans, Larnelle Harris, The Imperials, Bob Carlisle, Brian Duncan, David Foster, Bryan White, Keith Thomas, Michael Omartian, Ben Folds, Yolanda Adams, Larry Carlton, and many others.
In addition to his recording credits, Mark has shared the stage with such artists as: Michael McDonald, Toto, Toni Braxton, India-Arie, James Ingram, Peter Cox (of Go West), Edwin McCain, Mark Cohn, Christopher Cross, Don Henley, Bebe & Cece Winans, Natalie Cole, Michael W. Smith, The Imperials, The Temptations, The Four Tops, The Spinners, Peter Cetera, Michael Omartian, Larry Carlton, John Scofield, Take 6, Bob Carlisle, David Pack, Billy Ray Cyrus, Amy Grant, Vince Gill, Carman, Patti LaBelle, Billy Preston, Gino Vannelli, Delbert McClinton, Donna Summer, and many others.
He may also be heard on on major motion picture soundtracks as well as national radio and television commercials. Also did the sax work for CNN and Headline News for many years.
In 1997, Mark won “Instrumental Album of the Year” Dove Award for “The Players”.
His solo albums include “Groove” on Hillsboro Records in 2002 followed by “December Morning” on Green Hill Records in 2006.
Mark toured with Grammy Award winning artists Vince Gill and Amy Grant from ’06 to ’10 and is currently touring with Michael McDonald.
More About Mark Douthit
Groove – 2002 December Morning – 2006
- Bachelor of Jazz Studies, University of Tennessee – Knoxville
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