About The Band

The DFW Musicmakers is a Dallas-Fort Worth based band that performs in a variety of styles and sizes, from trios, quartets, five, six and seven piece configurations. The band was originally founded and led by Russ Dorsey (know as “Russ Dorsey’s Musicmakers”). Mark Van Sickle joined the band in 2010, becoming the “on-the-job” leader in February 2015. He officially became leader of the band in September 2016. Mark books these various performing groups for intimate private events, dance clubs, concerts and special events of all kinds.

Meet The Band

Mark VanSickle
Trumpet

Richard Powell
Piano

Jim Sharples
Piano & Bass

Karl Lampman
Saxophone

Ernie Barrow
Drums

Corey Bell
Saxophone

David Kelley
Trombone

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