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New Tunes at 9 Roundup: Mark Schultz

July 26th, 2012

Greetings! It’s time for this week’s New Tunes at 9 Roundup: New Tunes at 9, one-hour of new and emerging music, weeknights at 9 p.m. on WJTL.  Singer-songwriter Mark Schultz’s new project, “All Things Possible,” releases September 4. Mark stopped by the Junction Center this week for a live mini-concert. Mark was warm, enthusiastic and entertaining as he performed some of his biggest hits and enduring songs for WJTL listeners. To date, those songs have included, among others, “You Are A Child of Mine,” “I Am The Way” and “He’s My Son.” Mark Schultz is a native of Colby, Kansas, heavily influenced by singer-songwriter Billy Joel. Like Billy Joel, Mark Schultz is an extremely gifted piano player and songwriter. Not only is Mark a talented musician, he’s also a strong cyclist. In 2007, Schultz began bicycling from California to Maine planning to stop along the way to perform concerts and participate in special events. Official Mark Across America Website.  His “Mark Across America”  tour ended on July 8, 2007 in Bangor, Maine.  According to Mark Schultz, his inspiration to make this 3,500-mile trek came from a visit he and his wife Kate made to orphanages in Mexico. The purpose of the trip was to meet the needs of orphans and widows in distress.  For more on Mark Schultz, go http://markschultzmusic.com/?continue=1 You’ll find details on the “Letters From War” hardcover book (inspired by Mark’s original hit song of the same name), and much more.