Marcus Shelby is an accomplish teacher, composer, arranger and bassist.
Over the past 20 years he has built a diverse biography, from playing with group Black/note from 1991- 1996 and is currently the artistic director and leader of the Marcus Shelby Orchestra, The Marcus Shelby Hot 7 and the Marcus Shelby trio. Marcus talks about his beginning at the World Stage and 5th St Dicks. Also how important legendary drummer Billy Higgins influence him personally and professionally. Wynton Marsalis also was a strong influence early on in he's career. It was real good hooking back up and talking with him. Sit back and enjoy the conversation with Bassist Marcus Shelby. Recorded 3/10/2014
Songs in order 1, Freedom trail "MSO Harriet Tubman" 2, Call me in the Morning "Jungle Music" 3, Life On the Chesapeake" MSO Harriet Tubman" 4, 5th St Dick's "Jungle Music" 5, 20 & Mission "Sophisticate" 6, The Block "Midtown Sunset Vol 1" 7, Evil Dancer "Jungle Music" to find out more information www.marcusshelby.com
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