Stoffel, Mark


  • From Munich, Germany. Since 2001, has lived in Southern Illinois.
  • 1979, asked his parents for a ukelele and was given a mandolin instead. So he learned how to play it.
  • 1989, formed a group with singer/songwriter Wil Maring called Shady Mix.
  • 2006, joined Chris Jones and the Night Drivers, playing mandolin.
  • 2016, became a U.S. Citizen.
  • 2020, released first solo project Coffee and Cake (Mountain Home).