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Marcus Shelby

Primary Instrument: Bass, acoustic

Marcus Shelby

Marcus Anthony Shelby

Born in February 1966, Marcus Shelby has been playing the acoustic bass for 23 years. In this time, he has built a diverse and accomplished biography. Shelby was bandleader of Columbia Records and GRP Impulse! Recording Artists Black/Note and is currently the Artistic Director and leader of The Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra, The Marcus Shelby Septet and the Marcus Shelby Trio. In addition, Shelby holds an instructor position at the Berkeley Young Musician Program, San Francisco State University and the Stanford Jazz Workshop and is the 2006 Fellow in the Resident Dialogues Program of the Committee for Black Performing Arts at Stanford University...
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2006 /Port Chicago/ (Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra, Noir Records) 2001 /The Lights Suite /(Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra, NOIR Records) 1999 /The Sophisticate/ (The Marcus Shelby Trio, NOIR Records) 1998 /Intimate Strangers/ (The Marcus Shelby Trio w/ Marcus Conrad Poston, NOIR Records) 1998 /Midtown Sunset/ (Jazz Antiqua Ensemble, NOIR Records) 1997 /Un Faux Pas/ (The Marcus Shelby Trio, NOIR Records) 1995 /Nothin’ but the Swing/ (Black/Note, Uni/Impulse) 1994 /LA Underground/ (Black/Note, Red) 1993 /Jungle Music/ (Black/Note, Sony Music) 1991 /43rd and Degnan/ (Black/Note, World Stage)

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