Originally from the Northeast, born & raised in CT, Mark got his start in Acoustic music while attending the University of Connecticut where he majored in Psychology & minored in Music.
Upon graduation, Mark toured New England for several years with an Acoustic trio called “On The Road Again”, culminating in a six week Tour in the U.S. Virgin Islands. He returned home to play in several Rock bands until he discovered the new Country styles of the 80’s, moved to Nashville as an aspiring Country Music Artist and began to focus on his Songwriting ability.
In 2019, Mark decided to form an all Original group, the Mark Anthony Ensemble and in 2021 signed with Iron Gate Records in Nashville as a Recording Artist.
The Independent Musician
The Independent Musician podcast examines the current music market for independent artists and their music. We'll explore the many issues and opportunities for musicians as well as interviews with those artists, music business executives and fans alike. Our shows will be both informative and fun while providing a current perspective on the music business in general!
Your support will allow us to build the content for The Independent Musician podcast and Iron Gate Records Radio. We will continue to build out the technology framework and develop new content with interesting guests, artists and people in the music business from around the world.