Marc Cooper


Coop has performed with a variety of musicians such as Joe Walsh (Eagles), Steve Howe (Yes/Asia), Danny Gatton, Nik West (Prince), Andy Timmons, Brett Garsed, Jennifer Batten, Seymour Duncan, Pat Travers, Buster B. Jones, Rhonda Smith and Kat Dyson (Prince), Narada Michael Walden, Gregg Bissonnette, Carmine Appice, Alphonso Johnson, (Santana, Weather Report) Uli Jon Roth, and Yngwie Malmsteen and many other great musicians. In Nashville at the summer NAMM show in 2004, Coop was thrilled to perform for guitar giant Les Paul. In 2009 at the All Star Guitar Night he performed alongside Tommy Emmanuel, Ben Lacy, Jay Roberts, with Danny Gottlieb (Pat Metheny), and a host of other great players. Recently Coop opened for Tower of Power, for Elvin Bishop and harp legend James Cotton, and in January 2015 the second time with Pat Travers.

Marc Cooper & CoopDeVille is Coop’s blues passion. His band is devoted to taking Coop’s bluesy & rocking originals and kicking them up to 11. His latest CD and first solo DVD is entitled “Alive & Burning Blues Sessions” and was filmed live for PBS TV station KIXE in California and aired twice. Coop is a published author of eight guitar instructional books & CDs that have sold worldwide. His latest e-book is entitled “The Art of Guitar”. Two of his guitar books, “Blues Jam Along” and “Hard Rock Jam Along” have been published by Music Sales /Amsco publishing and sold worldwide.