Musician / Broadcaster Danny Marks hit the big time in the 1960s with Edward Bear, signed with CBC RAdio in the ’80s, for the past 25 or so years the host of Saturday Nights on JAZZ FM.91.Host of BBC First TV series Cities in Blue. Along the way has played with legends like Bo Diddley, Ronnie Hawkins, Tiny Tim, Rita Coolidge, The Drifters and countless others.
A little bit Blues and a lot of Pop.
Sometime in the sixties
Man on The Radio
Favourite musician growing up: Louis Armstrong without a doubt
Favourite musician now:
Guilty pleasure song:
I Believe by RL Burnside
Live show ritual:
Wearing the right clothes for the right show.
Favourite local musician:
I love so many but for me it is Heather Morgan
EP or LP?
Early bird or night owl?
I have a song called “The Early Bird” but I am nocturnal 😉
Road or studio?
Any shows or albums coming up?
Blues Album LIfeline is due in the Fall.
Where can we follow you?
Rapid Fire Toronto Qs
Favourite local restaurant:
United Bakers Dairy, It’s a restaurant that feels like home.
Favourite street in Toronto:
I have to say Beechwood Drive
Favourite park in Toronto:
Riverdale West, where you can watch amazing sunsets
Favourite music venue in Toronto:
Favourite music store in Toronto:
Long & McQuade