Marko was a first call session bass player in the 80′s and 90′s for Ruffhouse Records in Conshohocken, PA and for producer Joe “the butcher” Nicolo. He worked for Joe on projects including but not limited to Luther VanDros, Bob Dylan, Aerosmith, Curtis Steigers, and Disposable Heros. In the early 90″s he turned his attention to the business side of the music industry and founded CJam licensing and merchandising company servicing the licensing and merch needs of the Fugees, Cinderella, 38 Special, RATT, Joan Baez, Marvelous 3, The Outfield, Spyro Gyra, The Jerky Boys, Pat Methaney and others.
Mark still performs with a Journey and Mellencamp tribute band in northeastern PA.
Mark Wanko (Marko)
Bass Frontiers Magazine