By Jules Lavallee
Los Angeles, California (The Hollywood Times) 6/26/2021-Mark Stinger is a New Jersey native born and raised. Best known for his musical talent and The Mark Stinger Band. Mark is also an actor who has appeared in numerous films, such as Rocky Balboa, Law abiding Citizen, Silver Linings Playbook, Glass, Creed 1 and 2, Nomads, 21 Bridges and more. He has been the one who has done the Blues Brothers tribute tour. He was nominated for a Grammy new artist in 2010 for his recording of “Flyin South” on his album “Still Cookin.”Mark Stinger is currently signed to the historical and legendary Soul Records label.
What has this past year been like for you?
Minus the pandemic I have been signed to the historical and legendary Soul Records Label.
Tell us about working with Soul Records, LLC and Mr. Robert Erskine Johnson.
Working with the greatest record label on the planet is exciting. The history of the record label is phenomenal and Mr Johnson is phenomenal himself.
What is your hope for working with the label?
My hope for working with the label is that my records will resonate like the past legends who recorded on Soul Records. Legends like Shorty Long, Gladys Knight, Jimmy Ruffin , Jr.Walker and The Allstars or Earl Van Dyke and The Motown Brass.
How has the Mark Stinger Band evolved creatively?
I have evolved creatively by writing new songs ready to record on Soul Records . Also I have developed the best band in the business. My current band members are Frank Green, Lisa Gray, Ron Bass, Steve Patruno, Greg Throop and Mike Whren.
What can we expect in 2021?
What you can expect in 2021 is new recordings from the Mark Stinger Band. Also we will be recording in Regency Studios with Dante Coluccio who is a great producer and engineer.