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Category: Music Music Night at Bogies | Marlon Martinez and the Marlonius Jazz Orchestra (Tickets $20)

August 7, 2018

TUESDAY | August 7, 2018 | 7:30pm | Music Night at Bogies | Marlon Martinez and the Marlonius Jazz Orchestra (Tickets $20)

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Hailing from Los Angeles, Marlon Martinez is a young virtuoso bassist and composer emerging at the center of the resurgent LA jazz scene. Marlon has demonstrated his virtuosity while touring with a wide range of artists, including Stewart Copeland, Quatuor Eb​è​ne, and Mike Garson. Discovered by Stanley Clarke, he has impressed legends such as George Duke, Burt Bacharach, Ellis Marsalis and Ron Carter. Classically trained and a graduate of the Colburn Conservatory of Music, Marlon has performed with Gustavo Dudamel, Valery Gergiev, the San Diego Symphony and more. Marlon’s debut album ​Yours Truly​ unveils his original compositions, with special guests Stewart Copeland, Judd Miller, and the Jazz Marlonius Quartet. He is a powerful performer and personality who captivates his audiences internationally.

Marlon’s blazing big band, the Marlonius Jazz Orchestra (MJO), features some of LA’s finest young artists and soloists, and is a vehicle for his creative energy as a composer. His compositions are dynamic and soulful, with a fresh juxtaposition of tradition and originality. The MJO also interprets unique classics associated with some of the finest in the canon of big band history - particularly, Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, Count Basie, Neal Hefti, Quincy Jones, Marty Paich, Thad Jones and Gil Evans.

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photo credit: Shayne Gray


artwork credit: Marlon Martinez

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