Mark Hummel

Born Dec 15, 1955

Mark Hummel is an American blues harmonica player, vocalist, songwriter, and long-time bandleader of The Blues Survivors. Since 1991, Hummel has produced the Blues Harmonica Blowout tour, of which he is also a featured performer. The shows have featured blues harmonica players such as James Cotton, Carey Bell, and Charlie Musselwhite.… Read More

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1955 Birth Born on December 15, 1955.


1999 43 Years Old Mark Hummel was born in New Haven, Connecticut, and grew up in Los Angeles, California. Hummel and his family lived for a time in Aliso Village, a housing project in East Los Angeles that was demolished in 1999. … Read More
2005 49 Years Old …  He appeared on the cover of the August/September 2005 issue of Blues Revue magazine, and in April 2010, Hummel was a guest on the House of Blues Radio Hour, a syndicated weekly radio program hosted by Dan Aykroyd (in character as Elwood Blues). … Read More


2012 56 Years Old Hummel wrote a book about his musical travels for Mountain Top Publishing called Big Road Blues: 12 Bars On I-80 in 2012 that is available as a Kindle book or paperback. … Read More
2013 57 Years Old In 2013, Hummel was nominated for a Blues Music Award in the 'Instrumentalist - Harmonica' category. … Read More
2014 58 Years Old In 2014, Blind Pig's Remembering Little Walter album, that Hummel produced and performed on, was nominated for Best Blues CD at the Grammy Awards. … Read More
2015 59 Years Old It was also nominated for Best Traditional Blues CD in 2015. In 2016 Hummel and the Golden State/Lone Star Revue released their debut album (in both CD and LP formats) on Electro-Fi Records. … Read More
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