Mark Pucci has been serving the Blues for over 35 years in many capacities. Pucci began his career in 1972 in Memphis as music editor for a monthly entertainment magazine. In July 1974 he joined Capricorn Records in Macon, Georgia, first as a tour publicist and later as national publicity director. Some of the artists he worked with included the Allman Brothers Band, the Marshall Tucker Band, Sea Level, Wet Willie, Delbert McClinton, Gregg Allman, Dickey Betts, and Elvin Bishop. In 1979 he established his first independent publicity venture, Mark Pucci Associates, in Atlanta. After a four-year return stint with Capricorn Records as Vice-President of Publicity and later label General Manager, in the early 1990s Pucci returned to Atlanta and established Mark Pucci Media. His clients have included numerous artists on Alligator, HighTone, Black Top, M.C. Records, Antone’s, Blue Bella, and Stony Plain as well as such independent Blues/roots artists as Charlie Musselwhite, Nappy Brown, Roy Buchanan, Tinsley Ellis, John Mayall, Al Kooper, Gary U.S. Bonds, Sugar Pie DeSanto, and William Bell.