Originally from Hereford, but now living near Reading, Mark T. has been playing his unique blend of blues, folk and roots music since the mid-eighties solo and in the company of esoteric collaborators The Brickbats, roots rock band Rootdogs and more recently with Charles Spicer (Mellstock Band). High points have included an Arts Council award for his LP The Room (with Tim Hill) , Year of the Artist Award for ‘Return of the Summer Birds’ a collaboration with poet Kim Taplin and classical violinist and composer John Kane, over twenty workshops and performances in partnership with Van Der Graff Generator’s David Jackson main stage Saturday night appearances at the Bracknell, Pontardawe and Christchurch festivals as well as sessions for BBC radio 2 live from their Paris theatre London and Pebble Mill in Birmingham. Mark T. has performed in Italy, Denmark and France including a performance in the Salon Noir cave in Niaux, France amongst the 15,000 year old cave paintings. His latest CD 'From Blues to Rembetika' received excellent reviews in all areas of the music press. He is currently working on a new CD of blues and roots music due for release in 2020.