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Mark Schulman

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Years active  1986–present
Name  Mark Schulman

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Born  September 4, 1961 (age 54) Los Angeles, California, United States (1961-09-04)
Occupation(s)  Musician, speaker, music producer, composer, engineer, studio owner
Instruments  Drums, percussion, cello, vocals, production, engineering
Associated acts  Foreigner, Cher, Pink, Sheryl Crow, Stevie Nicks, Destiny's Child, Billy Idol
Role  Musician ·
Music groups  Foreigner, Simple Minds (1994 – 1995)
Genres  Pop music, Rock music, Funk, Jazz fusion, Rhythm and blues
Albums  Good News from the Next, Complete Greatest Hits, No End in Sight: The Very Best, Foreigner: Alive & Rockin, Can't Slow Down
Similar People  Thom Gimbel, Mick Jones, Bruce Turgon, Michael Bluestein, Brian Tichy

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Mark Schulman (born September 4, 1961, in Los Angeles, California) is an American musician and corporate speaker. He is performed with Cher as her tour drummer on her D2K Tour. Schulman is also a session drummer as well as a music producer, audio engineer and co-owner of West Triad Studios, a recording venue located in Venice, California.


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Childhood and education

Schulman was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. Schulman claims that at age 3, after seeing The Beatles perform on the Ed Sullivan Show, he knew he wanted to be a professional drummer and musician.

Born the son of two college English professors, Schulman is a classically trained cellist. As a teen, he played cello with the Los Angeles Junior Philharmonic.

Earlier career

Breaking into the professional music scene, by the mid-1990s, Schulman was the drummer for the band Simple Minds and was the drummer for their album, "Good News from the Next World" and toured with them after the album reached number 2 on the UK's Top 20 Hits. Schulman returned to session work at the end of the tour.

Current career

Schulman is currently on tour as a drummer with Cher's band. When not touring, Schulman gives drum clinics and gives presentations as a motivational speaker. He is also co-owner, audio engineer, and music producer, at West Triad Studios in Venice, California. When he first began as tour drummer for P!nk, then-manager Stacey Castro secured his first magazine covers. Schulman continues as P!nk's tour drummer and continues to be sought after by percussion and drummer's magazines in the U.S. and abroad; in 2013, he gave an interview for German magazine, Sticks.

Equipment endorsements

Schulman is an official endorser of various musical instruments including Gretsch drums , Sabian cymbals, Vic Firth drumsticks, Remo drum heads, Toca percussion, and Sennheiser microphones.


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