Mario Fogg is an Atlanta/Virginia based drummer and private instructor, serving the Greater Atlanta area, Virginia, Maryland, Washington D.C., New York, and the East Coast. Providing rhythm in many different genres, ranging from Jazz, Gospel, Funk, Second-Line, Latin, Afro-Cuban, GoGo, and RNB. Influenced by the likes of Elvin Jones, Brian Blade, Steve Gadd, Chris Dave, Robert Searight, Max Roach, Art Blakey, Deantoni Parks, Chris Coleman, Larnell Lewis, and Corey Fonville.
Plan to meet your friends downtown for Feed Your Senses, the Rialto’s free Lunchtime Learning Performing Arts Series, every third Wednesday at noon, in the Lobby at the Rialto Center for the Arts at Georgia State University. The program features a different artist or speaker each month providing a casual and fun insider’s look at their craft. Previous Feed Your Senses have featured the Faculty Jazztet from Georgia State’s School of Music, Latin jazz group Havana Son, and Nefertari Bey, jazz vocalist.
Feed Your Senses is supported in part by the Fulton County Board of Commissioners, Georgia Council for the Arts through appropriations from the Georgia General Assembly (GCA is a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts), the Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs, and 100 Peachtree.