Author: Mark Ricotta

Mark Ricotta is a writer, idea architect, and enthusiast of fine music, from Bruce to Brahms. He has written for the Illinois Entertainer and the former Rockford Area Music Magazine. He spent much of his career as an advertising copywriter and marketing strategist, and now, as a recovering cancer patient with myriad medical conditions, he gets tremendous joy from connecting to his readers by sharing personal experiences related to music that have inspired, influenced and animated him in his lifetime.. .and still do.