Mark Kassa


Mark is a voting Member of the Grammy Awards (The Recording Academy), graduate of Musicians Institute in Hollywood, CA. Kassa has written/recorded with George Clinton (Parliament/Funkadelic, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member), Andy Vargas (lead vocalist for the legendary Santana Band), Billy Cox (bassist for Jimi Hendrix’s Band of Gypsys), Dennis Coffey (guitarist from the Motown label’s house band, the Funk Brothers), Tony “T Money” Green (bassist for Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre, The Dramatics, and Death Row Records), Davey Pattison (vocalist for Robin Trower, Montrose, and Gamma), Pat Lewis (vocalist with Aretha Franklin and P-Funk), and legendary drummer Dennis Chambers (Santana, Steely Dan, P-Funk, Jackson 5).
Lead guitarist, as well as vocalist, writer, music producer, executive producer, manager of Slight Return, Kassa also owns several federally registered trademarks and has produced albums/worked with master studio artists/recording/mastering engineers Jack Endino and Chris Hanzsek in Seattle, WA (Nirvana, Soundgarden, Mudhoney, and the famed “Sub Pop” label out of Seattle); Jim Diamond in Detroit, MI (Jack White and The White Stripes);Alan Sanderson-San Diego, CA (Elton John and The Rolling Stones); and Frank Jamal (Aretha Franklin).