Marcus Shelby Quartet Featuring Denise Perrier: Happy Birthday Duke Ellington!
Marcus Anthony Shelby is a bandleader, composer, arranger, bassist, educator, and activist. Over the past 25 years he has built a diverse biography as a composer. His work and music has focused on sharing the history, present, and future of African American lives, on social movements in the United States of America, and on early childhood music education.
Shelby is active in music education and currently teaches at The Community Music Center, Old Adobe Elementary School, St. Pauls Middle School, and the Stanford Jazz Workshop. Shelby has also led many of the San Francisco Jazz Festival Family Matinee Concerts, often with childrens book author Daniel Handler (Lemony Snicket). In March 2013, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee appointed Shelby to the San Francisco Arts Commission where he serves on the Community Arts Grants and Education Committee and the Street Artists Committee.
Shelby will be joined by an All Star Band to celebrate Duke Ellington's Birthday.
Denise Perrier (vocals)
Teodross Avery (tenor saxophone)
Larry Chinn (piano)
Tim Angulo (drums)
Marcus Shelby (bass)
The Sound Room (View)
Oakland, CA 94612
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