From: NJ, United States
Genre: Rock, Acoustic, Classical
Michael Wark is from Long Beach Island(New Jersey) and has been playing guitar for 29 years. Early in his career he took lessons from Al Di meola’s teacher Bob Aslanian. Michael played in several high school bands, and he would practice five hours a day building his guitar skills.
He played over two hundred live shows with original bands in the mid to late 90's. Michael has played all over New Jersey and Pennsylvania as well as having his music played on air on 94 WYSP in Philadelphia. Later playing for Vicious Valentine from 2000 to 2006, he played over three hundred shows in the Jersey shore area. Michael’s influences are Carl Sagan(astronomer),David Gilmour(Pink Floyd),Randy Rhoads(Ozzy Osbourne),Al Di Meola,Ronnie James Dio,Perry Farrell,jimmy page,jimi hendrix and Bach.
Michael has taught guitar as well, having had several students at any given time. As a perpetual student of guitar himself, he is always experimenting with new guitars and equipment to create the best sound possible for whatever situation he may be in. Michael also has years of recording experience and is currently selling his original music on Amazon and iTunes.Michael has been on the jango top ten several times and also won the FanDistro ipad contest scoring the number one spot in the top ten.michael has twelve thousand fans on jango and counting and is touring with his original music at this time.