Mark Richard is a singer/songwriter who has been performing and recording his original songs since 1983. He has played in diverse venues ranging from Calcutta, India to The White House in Washington, D.C. He has written over 125 songs and has released five studio albums to date.
Reviewers have described his guitar playing as "soothing and strong" and his singing has been compared to the likes of James Taylor, Nick Drake and John Prine. Mark's performances are rich in sound and presence. Phrases such as "melodic, compelling, stunning simplicity and thought provoking" have been used to describe his work.
In addition to a large catalog of original songs, Mark also performs unique acoustical interpretations of songs from folk, gospel, pop to country. He is an ideal choice for any size event or venue, be it a large hall, small chapel or the intimacy of a coffee house. While "full set" performances are his forte, Mark also sings for wedding ceremonies, memorial and funeral services, luncheons, dinner events or any setting where a one or two musical numbers are needed.
Mark Richard (Guitar),
Mark Richard (Vocals)