A veteran of the New York City music scene, now living in Austin, TX, Mark Epstein has played electric and upright bass with a diverse roster of world-class artists, including Johnny Winter, Joe Bonamassa, Joe Beck, David Crosby, Dr. John, John McEnroe, Larry Mitchell, Willie Nelson, Vernon Reid, Dr. Lonnie Smith and Edgar Winter. In Austin: credits include Monte Montgomery, Carolyn Wonderland, Paula Nelson, Red Young, Dave Scher, Pat Green, Rick Trevino, Albert and Gage, Pat Byrne, Sarah Pierce, John Arthur Martinez and many more. Mark is also a multi-instrumentalist, accomplished producer, instructor, published author, and founder of Buildsong.com, where he facilitates group songwriting workshops in education and business environments for team building and creative expression.