Mark has enjoyed an unprecedented career over the last 28 years as a first call drummer for world-class rock and pop artists. He has been voted ‘Top 3 Pop-Rock Drummers’ in the Modern Drummer Reader’s Poll.
Mark has shared the stage with P!NK on three record breaking world tours and is featured in the live video performances from The Truth About Love, Funhouse and I’m Not Dead tours. Mark’s resume reads like a “Who’s Who” of international Rock n’ Roll royalty including acts such as FOREIGNER, CHER, BILLY IDOL, SHERYL CROW, STEVIE NICKS, DESTINY’S CHILD, UDO LINDENBERG and EIKICHI YAZAWA. He has drummed with VELVET REVOLVER at Ozzfest and for crowds of 200,000 at Glastonbury Festival with SIMPLE MINDS. Mark is the recipient of numerous Gold and Platinum discs and has appeared on nearly every American and European variety show on television including The Grammys, The Late Show, The Tonight Show, Conan O’Brian, Jon Stewart, American Idol, Paul O’ Grady, X-Factor, Wetten Das and more.
Schulman is a classically trained cellist and as a teen, played with the Los Angeles Junior Philharmonic. He played cello on the 2009/2010 P!NK tour! He is also a music producer, trained audio engineer and studio co-owner of WEST TRIAD RECORDING STUDIO in Venice, California. As an active educator, Mark taught at the LOS ANGELES COLLEGE of MUSIC and as one of the world’s most sought after drum clinicians hosting clinics in countries around the world.
Mark produced his first DVD in his studio entitled, ‘A Day in the Recording Studio; A Do-It-Yourself Guide to Recording Great Drum Tracks for Drummers and All Musicians’ distributed by Hudson Music. The MARK SCHULMAN SIGNATURE SNARE DRUM is one of the best selling signature product in the history of Gretsch. Music is not Mark’s only driving force; he was the chairman of the board of directors of Create Now!, a non-profit organization founded in 1996, to help change troubled children’s lives through creative arts mentoring. A cancer survivor himself, Mark has also motivated children and teens through his work doing seminars with the RONALD McDONALD HOUSE and benefits for the TEENAGE CANCER TRUST in the UK.