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Primary Instrument: Piano

As a piano player, Marcus has been a steady, vital presence in New York City’s uptown jam-session scene. As house pianist with the Sugar Hill Jazz Quartet led by Patience Higgins, he appears every Monday night at the historic Lenox Lounge in Harlem. Marcus is also pianist for the house band in the newly reopened Minton’s Playhouse, playing alongside James Carter and Andy McCloud. In his years of steady uptown jamming, Marcus has played with Wynton Marsalis, Cassandra Wilson, Lewis Nash, and many others.

Steeped in the traditions of jazz and the blues, he possesses an expansive musical vocabulary that allows him to move deftly across genres. As a testament to his versatility, he’s played with artists that include Jerry Gonzalez, the Impressions, Dizzy Gillespie, Max Roach, Cecil McBee, Tito Puente, Carlie Persip’s Supersound, Vanessa Rubin, and the Apollo Theater Showtime Band....
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    Uptown Suite

    Self Produced
    2010
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Dec13 East Meets West - the Music of Two Harlems
Dwyer Cultural Center
New York, NY
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