Gail Marten

Vocalist/Lyricist/Composer/Producer/Writer/Voiceover ​ Born in Philadelphia, Gail Marten began her singing career in 1980 shortly after moving to Maryland. Performing throughout the mid-Atlantic region, Marten has captivated audiences at music festivals, concert venues, jazz clubs and private social events. In the '90s she held long term engagements at many premier area hotels including Omni, Hyatt Regency, Hilton, Radisson, Sheraton, Belvedere, Renaissance; and she has performed at first rate venues including Blues Alley, Bohemian Caverns, Baltimore's Pier Six Concert Pavilion, Ethel's Place, Eubie Live!, New York's West End Club, Rita Dimitri's, Charlie's–Georgetown, Hilton Hotel–UK. ​ Marten has enjoyed working with scores of jazz legends and notables including Larry Willis, Cyrus Chestnut, George Colligan, Charles Covington, Richard Johnson, Unified Jazz Ensemble, Clem Ehoff, Robert Shahid, Carl Grubbs, Eric Kennedy, Tim Whalen, Fred Hughes, Blake Meister, Jeff Wilson, Larry Brown, Dick Durham, Bob Diener, Billy Colucci, Tim Murphy, Reuben Brown, Todd Simon, Benny Waters, Odonel Levy, Steve Novosel, Greg Hatza, Darius Scott, Tom Lagana, Herman Burney, Amy Shook, Eric Wheeler, Alfonso Rondon, Marty Knepp, Ricky Loza, Alfredo Mojica, Victor Dvoskin, Gary Grainger, Ron Kearns, Sam King, Arnold Sterling, Benny Waters and on and on; so many other great musicians. ​ Marten’s CDs are in regular rotation at radio stations world-wide, and her music is included on 26 CDs produced by EQ Music and Elm Records based in Singapore

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”An artist of rare sensivity and taste with the unique ability to get inside a song and convey its meaning to the fullest.” – Karl Stober, Jazz Trenzz ​ ”Her interpretations separate the women from the girls, the professionals from the ingénues, the cabaret hip from the jazz pretenders . . . Another talent she can call on whenever the Muse allows, is her lyric writing.” – Harvey Siders,  Jazz Times ​ ”Wonderful! Lovely voice. A classic pop jazz vocalist.” – Mark Murphy ​ “Ms. Marten caresses a jazz vocal with the authority of authenticity, and projects an innate awareness of how the songwriter might wish to hear the song sung

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In Love Again

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Is It Love?

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