Soul of the Movement:
Meditations on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

CD “Soul of the Movement: Meditations on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.” available for $20.00.  Please email marcus@marcusshelby.com.  Thank you!

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Recent Marcus Shelby live interview with Bonnie Johnson of WICN Jazz Radio in Boston, MA
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Marcus Shelby and the Marcus Shelby Orchestra were honored 3 times in this year’s 2016 Downbeat Rising Star Polls!
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*Rising Star Big Band #4
*Rising Star Arranger #16
*Rising Star Composer #20

Read the article in the East Bay Express: ‘Marcus Shelby’s Conversant Bass.’ Anna Deavere Smith enlisted local bassist Marcus Shelby for a play about mass incarceration in America.
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Watch Bassist Marcus Shelby Finds Freedom’s Message in the Music.
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Watch The Marcus Shelby Quintet Swing on ‘Social Call’ on KQED.
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Read the feature article in SFWeekly "Behind Bars: Bay Area Jazz Veteran Marcus Shelby on the Failures of the U.S. Prison System — and Why We All Should Care" by Emma Silvers.
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Marcus Shelby was recently featured on KQED with his quartet in a behind the scenes interview with producer Cynthia Stone.
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Listen to the Marcus Shelby interview on Forum with Michael Krasney!
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Read the feature article in the San Jose Mercury by Richard Sheinen on Marcus Shelby and his orchestra!
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