Biography / Info
Mark Bodino began playing guitar at age 13 and piano at age 18. He also noticed he enjoyed the expressiveness of singing at age 18. Since that time, he has described his love for music as an obsession. His performances have been well-received in a variety of settings; ranging from pubs, bookstores, and coffee houses. His classical guitar and original projects have been well received and sold around the world. Some classical guitar selections are solo instrumental while others include multiple layers of nylon, acoustic, 12 string guitar along with additional instrumentation expand the sound while allowing the listener to experience the songs in a new and unique way. "I wanted to create something of a 'pop' classical recording for everyone to gauge with".
Mark also performs with the group Broken Darling. The sound is classic with an added pop texture of the present. The Eagles jam with Fleetwood Mac. Neil Young jams with Ryan Adams. It has been described as “deeper than most rock; harder than most folk”. From track to track the instrumentation is searing, light and expressive, tasteful and melodic. “We try to bring the listener to another place, is if led down a corridor or something typically unseen or unveiled”. Lyrics are full of imagery and color influencing the listener beyond the medium of just sound.