Mark Francis

Drums

Mark Francis started playing music with John Blangero in 1977 as part of the drummer for the glam prog rock band, Harlequin. He currently is the drummer for John's prog-rock band, Harlequin Reborn.  Graduated from Youngstown State University's Dana School of Music with a Bachelor of Music Education in 1981, Mark is a classically trained percussionist.  He no longer works as a music teacher but is always involved in music organizations of a wide range of genres. His performance history includes studio work, festivals, musicals, symphonic productions, and numerous combos of light jazz and rock.  An avid music listener, he has a collection of over 11,500 albums and CDs.