Atlanta/Nashville based drummer, Mark Raudabaugh, is a versatile and skilled performer who is currently on the road with Donna the Buffalo.
Mark has worked with Jim Lauderdale, Lee Fields, Peter Rowan, Fred Wesley, Bernard Purdie, Jabo Starks, Nigel Hall, Grant Green Jr., Mike Dillon, Kristina Train, Roosevelt Collier, Stephen Kellogg, Jimmy Hall, Jennifer Hartswick, Charles Walker and The Dynamites, Papa Mali, Bobby Lee Rodgers and The CodeTalkers, Kebbi Williams, Matthew Slocum, Kevin Scott, Mike Seal, Ethan Jodziewicz, Ruby Velle and The Soulphonics, Delta Moon, Equinox Jazz Orchestra, Coy Bowles, Geoff Achison, The Filthy Six, Charlie Wooton, Laura Reed, Keith Secola, Rick Lollar, Preston Frank, Leon Foster Thomas, Joe McGuinness, The Electromatics, ATL Collective, among many others.
He has also had the honor to sit in with Bela Fleck and The Flecktones, Zac Brown, Robert Randolph, Sam Bush, Oliver Wood, Marcus King, Keller Williams, Anders Osborne, Ketch Secor (Old Crown Medicine Show), Steve Kimock, Vince Herman (Leftover Salmon), and many more.
Mark began playing drums while living in England during the early 90’s. After moving back to the States, he attended Gainesville High School in Gainesville, FL where he was involved in both the marching and jazz bands.
He later received a jazz scholarship to Florida State University where he studied under Leon Anderson Jr. During that time, he had the opportunity to perform with Wyclef Gordon, Ellis Marsalis, and Manuel Valera to name a few.
Since graduating from FSU in 2003, Mark has toured throughout the US, Canada, Japan, and Bangladesh.
When not on the road, Mark stays busy gigging/recording throughout the Southeast area.