Past Events

October 2004
Saturday, October 2nd
MSJO: Brunos: 10pm-1am

Sunday, October 3rd
Marcus Shelby Septet:
San Jose Museum: 12-1pm

Monday, October 4th
Marcus Shelby with the Eaton/Barics Quintet; Jam Session
10pm-2am; www.eatonbaricsquintet.com at
Brunos

Sunday, October 10th
MSJO: Battle of the Big Bands:
12-6pm: Fillmore & Eddy

Monday, October 11th
Marcus Shelby with the Eaton/Barics Quintet; Jam Session
10pm-2am; www.eatonbaricsquintet.com at
Brunos

Wednesday, October 13th
Marcus Shelby Trio:
Bacar: 8pm

Thursday, October 14th
Marcus Shelby Trio:
Cafe Claude: 8pm

Sunday, October 17th
Marcus Shelby Trio: Enricos: 7pm

Monday, October 18th
Marcus Shelby with the Eaton/Barics Quintet; Jam Session
10pm-2am; www.eatonbaricsquintet.com at
Brunos

Sunday, October 24th
Marcus Shelby Trio:
Enricos: 7pm

Monday, October 25th
Marcus Shelby with the Eaton/Barics Quintet; Jam Session
10pm-2am; www.eatonbaricsquintet.com at
Brunos

Thursday, October 28th
Marcus Shelby Trio:
Presidio: 6-9pm

Saturday, October 30th
MSJO with The Savage Jazz Dance Company:
Spreckles Performance Center: Rohnert Park, CA: 8pm

Sunday, October 31st
MSJO with The Savage Jazz Dance Company:
Spreckles Performance center: Rohnert Park, CA: 2pm (matinee)

November 2004

November 1st, 2004
Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra
Intersection for the Arts
446 Valencia Blvd (between 15th and 16th streets)
www.theintersection.org; 8pm

Friday, November 5th
Marcus Shelby Trio;
African American Museum and Library at Oakland; 7-1pm

Saturday, November 6th
Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra
Brunos: 10pm-1am

Monday, November 8th
Marcus Shelby with the Eaton/Barics Quintet; Jam Session
10pm-2am; www.eatonbaricsquintet.com at
Brunos

Thursday, November 11th
Marcus Shelby Trio
Cafe Claude: 8pm

Monday, November 15th
Marcus Shelby with the Eaton/Barics Quintet; Jam Session
10pm-2am; www.eatonbaricsquintet.com at
Brunos

Monday, November 22nd
Marcus Shelby with the Eaton/Barics Quintet; Jam Session
10pm-2am; www.eatonbaricsquintet.com at
Brunos

Monday, November 29th
Marcus Shelby with the Eaton/Barics Quintet; Jam Session
10pm-2am; www.eatonbaricsquintet.com at
Brunos

December 2004

Saturday, December 4th
Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra
Brunos: 10pm-1am

Monday, December 6th
Marcus Shelby with the Eaton/Barics Quintet; Jam Session
10pm-2am; www.eatonbaricsquintet.com at
Brunos

Tuesday, December 7th
Marcus Shelby Trio
Bacar: 8pm

Wednesday, December 8th
Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra
The Palace Hotel; 6pm
Marcus Shelby presents "Port Chicago" for the Equal Justice Society
www.equaljusticesociety.org

Friday, December 10th
Marcus Shelby Trio
Red Poppy Art House, San Francisco; 8pm-10pm

Sunday, December 12th
Marcus Shelby gives a lecture on Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn's "The Nutcracker Suite"
for the Duke Ellington Society; 2pm

Monday, December 13th
Marcus Shelby with the Eaton/Barics Quintet; Jam Session
10pm-2am; www.eatonbaricsquintet.com at
Brunos

Friday, December 17th
Marcus Shelby Septet:
Jazz at Pearls; 9pm

Saturday, December 18th
Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra
Jazz at Pearls; 9pm

Monday, December 20th
Marcus Shelby with the Eaton/Barics Quintet; Jam Session
10pm-2am;www.eatonbaricsquintet.com at
Brunos

December 2004

Thursday, December 23rd
Marcus Shelby Trio
Cafe Claude: 8pm

Monday, December 27th
Marcus Shelby with the Eaton/Barics Quintet; Jam Session
10pm-2am: www.eatonbaricsquintet.com at
Brunos

Tuesday, December 28th
Marcus Shelby Trio
Bacar: 8pm

Friday, December 31st, New Year's Eve!
Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra
Jardiniere; reservations required.

January 2005

Saturday, January 1st
Marcus Shelby featuring Tania Saedi
Brunos: 10pm

Sunday, January 9th
Marcus Shelby Trio
Enricos: 7pm

Monday, January 10th
Marcus Shelby with the Eaton/Barics Quintet; Jam Session
10pm-2am: www.eatonbaricsquintet.com at
Brunos

Wednesday, January 12th
Marcus Shelby Trio featuring Tania Saedi
Cafe Royale: 8 pm

Thursday, January 13th
Marcus Shelby Trio
Cafe Claude: 8pm

Friday, January 14th
Marcus Shelby Septet:
Jazz at Pearls: 9pm and 11pm

Saturday, January 15th
MSJO
Jazz at Pearls: 9pm and 11pm

Sunday, January 16th
Marcus Shelby Trio
Enricos: 7pm

Monday, January 17th
Marcus Shelby with the Eaton/Barics Quintet; Jam Session
10pm-2am: www.eatonbaricsquintet.com at
Brunos

Saturday, January 22nd
Marcus Shelby Trio
Bacar: 9pm

Sunday, January 23rd
Marcus Shelby Trio
Enricos: 7pm

Monday, January 24th
Marcus Shelby with the Eaton/Barics Quintet; Jam Session
10pm-2am: www.eatonbaricsquintet.com at
Brunos

Sunday, January 30th
Marcus Shelby Trio
Enricos: 7pm

Monday, January 31st
Marcus Shelby with the Eaton/Barics Quintet; Jam Session
10pm-2am: www.eatonbaricsquintet.com at
Brunos

February 2005

Monday, February 7th
Marcus Shelby with the Eaton/Barics Quintet; Jam Session
10pm-2am: www.eatonbaricsquintet.com at
Brunos

Friday, February 11th
Marcus Shelby Trio
Downtown: 9 pm

Sunday, Febuary 13th
Marcus Shelby will give a lecture at the Jazz School on the music of Duke Ellington
www.jazzschool.com: 2pm

Monday, February 14th
Marcus Shelby with the Eaton/Barics Quintet; Jam Session
10pm-2am: www.eatonbaricsquintet.com at
Brunos

Thursday, February 17th
Stefon Harris featuring The Marcus Shelby Trio
Hotel Rex : 6:30pm

Friday, February 18th
MSJO
Sony Metreon Theater Complex: 8pm

Monday, February 21st
Marcus Shelby with the Eaton/Barics Quintet; Jam Session
10pm-2am: www.eatonbaricsquintet.com at
Brunos

Monday, February 28th
Marcus Shelby with the Eaton/Barics Quintet; Jam Session
10pm-2am: www.eatonbaricsquintet.com at
Brunos

March 2005

Sunday, March 6th
Marcus Shelby gives a lecture at the Jazz School on
composition and orchestration for jazz orchestra
www.jazzschool.com: 2-4pm

Monday, March 7th
Marcus Shelby with the Eaton/Barics Quintet; Jam Session
10pm-2am: www.eatonbaricsquintet.com at
Brunos

Friday, March 11th
Marcus Shelby Trio: Red Poppy Art House; 8 pm

Sunday, March 13th
Marcus Shelby Trio
Savanna's Lounge located in the Red Lion Inn Sacramento, California, 5-8pm

Monday, March 14th
Marcus Shelby with the Eaton/Barics Quintet; Jam Session
10pm-2am: www.eatonbaricsquintet.com at
Brunos

Wednesday, March 16th
Marcus Shelby Trio
Bacar: 8 pm

Monday, March 21st
Marcus Shelby with the Eaton/Barics Quintet; Jam Session
10pm-2am: www.eatonbaricsquintet.com at
Brunos

Monday, March 28th
Marcus Shelby with the Eaton/Barics Quintet; Jam Session
10pm-2am: www.eatonbaricsquintet.com at
Brunos

May 2005

May 2: Jazz Talk and listening party at Cafe Royale: The Duke Ellington Society celebrates Duke Ellington's Birthday. Marcus Shelby will give a talk on Duke Ellington and his music;
7-10 pm; www.caferoyale-sf.com

May 4: Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra featuring Lavay Smith at Yoshis;
Duke Ellington Birthday Concert;
8 and 10 pm; www.yoshis.com

May 6: Marcus Shelby Trio;
Red Poppy; 8-10 pm; www.redpoppy.com

May 7: Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra;
Brunos; 10 pm; www.brunoslive.com

May 9: Marcus Shelby with the Eaton/Barics Quintet; Jam Session
10pm-2am: www.eatonbaricsquintet.com at
Brunos

May 14: Marcus Shelby Trio;
Downtown; 9 pm; www.downtownresteraunt.com

May 16: Marcus Shelby with the Eaton/Barics Quintet; Jam Session
10pm-2am: www.eatonbaricsquintet.com at
Brunos

May 23: Marcus Shelby with the Eaton/Barics Quintet; Jam Session
10pm-2am: www.eatonbaricsquintet.com at
Brunos

May 25: Marcus Shelby Trio:
Bacar; 9 pm; www.bacarsf.com

May 27: Marcus Shelby Trio:
Cafe Claude; 7:30 pm; www.cafeclaude.com

May 30: Marcus Shelby with the Eaton/Barics Quintet; Jam Session
10pm-2am: www.eatonbaricsquintet.com at
Brunos

June 2005

June 4: Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra;
Brunos; 10 pm; www.brunoslive.com

June 6: Marcus Shelby with the Eaton/Barics Quintet; Jam Session
10pm-2am: www.eatonbaricsquintet.com at
Brunos

June 13: Marcus Shelby with the Eaton/Barics Quintet; Jam Session
10pm-2am: www.eatonbaricsquintet.com at
Brunos

June 18: Marcus Shelby Trio;
Downtown; 9 pm; www.downtownrestaurant.com

June 20: Marcus Shelby with the Eaton/Barics Quintet; Jam Session
10pm-2am: www.eatonbaricsquintet.com at
Brunos

June 27: Marcus Shelby with the Eaton/Barics Quintet; Jam Session
10pm-2am: www.eatonbaricsquintet.com at
Brunos

July 2005

July 8: Marcus Shelby Trio;
Red Poppy Art House; 8 pm; www.redpoppy.com

July 11: Marcus Shelby Trio;
Cafe Royale; 8 pm; Special Benefit Concert; www.caferoyale-sf.com

July 16: Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra;
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts; 2 pm-4 pm; www.ybgf.org/Concerts.html

July 17: Marcus Shelby Trio;
Enricos; 7 pm; www.enricossidewalkcafe.com

July 23: Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra;
Jazz at Pearls; 9 pm 2 shows; www.jazzatpearls.com

July 24: Marcus Shelby Trio;
Enricos; 7 pm; www.enricossidewalkcafe.com

July 26: Marcus Shelby Trio;
Bacar; 8 pm; www.bacarsf.com

August 2005

August 6: Jazz Antiqua Ensemble,
Los Angeles; www.jazzantiqua.org

August 11: Marcus Shelby Trio;
Cafe Royale; 8 pm;-10:30 pm; $5; www.caferoyale-sf.com

August 15: Marcus Shelby Trio;
Enricos; 7 pm; www.enricossidewalkcafe.com

August 26: Eaton/Barics Quintet
Jazz at Pearls; 9 pm and 11 pm; www.jazzatpearls.com

August 27: Eaton/Barics Quintet
Jazz at Pearls; 9 pm and 11 pm; www.jazzatpearls.com

September 2005

September 8: Marcus Shelby Trio;
Cafe Claude; 8:00 pm; www.cafeclaude.com

September 9: Marcus Shelby Quartet;
Enricos; 7 pm; www.enricossidewalkcafe.com

Septermber 15: Marcus Shelby Trio;
Cafe Royale; 8 pm; www.caferoyale-sf.com

September 16: Marcus Shelby Quartet;
Enricos; 7 pm; www.enricossidewalkcafe.com

September 22: Duo with Anton Schwartz;
Downtown; 8 pm; www.downtownrestaurant.com

September 30: Marcus Shelby Trio;
Red Poppy Art House; 8 pm; www.redpoppy.com

October 2005

October 5th and 6th
Marcus Shelby with Youth Speaks "Living Word Festival"
Performing "Fear of a Brown Planet"
www.youthspeaks.org

October 14th, 15th at 8pm
October 16th at 2pm
Oakland Ballet "Ella"
Featuring the Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra
Calvin Simmons Theater
www.oaklandballet.org

October 12th: Marcus Shelby Trio;
Cafe Royale; 8 pm; www.caferoyale-sf.com

October 22nd: Marcus Shelby Trio;
Bacar; 9 pm; Bacar

November 2005

November 10th-12th
India Jazz Suites
Cowell Theater 8pm
for more information www.kathak.org

November 16th
Marcus Shelby Trio
Cafe Royale www.caferoyale-sf.com
8-10:30pm

January 2006

January 13; Marcus Shelby Septet will perform "Midtown Sunset" at the Davies Symphony Hall (Rehearsal Room) for San Francisco Performances. This will be a special Teacher s Workshop. To attend please contact Melanie Smith at San Francisco Performances.

Marcus Shelby composed "Midtown Sunset" in 1993 for quintet and actor. This composition pays homage to Harlem Renaissance painter Romare Bearden and writer Langston Hughes. In 2004 Shelby re-orchestrated "Midtown Sunset" for jazz orchestra for a presentation for San Francisco Performances at the SFMOMA Museum. For more information on "Midtown Sunset", please click on the Projects page.


January 19; In 2004, Marcus Shelby composed the film score for "Maladaptive", an Independent film directed by Adam Chin. MSJO as an orchestra and also in various small groups. "Maladaptive" Will be screened on January 19, 2006 at the Dolby Labs in San Francisco, CA at 8:00 pm.

Film photo of "Maladaptive"
January 20; MSJO with Kim Nalley (singer/Jazz at Pearls club owner); Lodi, CA; Lodi Night Time Live Concert Series. For more information, please click on Kim Nalley.

Kim Nalley

January 21; The Willie Jones III quintet; Jazz at Pearls; first show 9 pm. second show 11 pm. Marcus Shelby will be featured on bass with longtime musical partner Willie Jones III. Together they founded Black/Note in 1990 in Los Angeles under the tutelage of jazz great Billy Higgins.

Willie Jones III

January 26, Marcus Shelby Trio; Cafe Claude; 7:30pm-10:30pm.

May 2006

May 5-6
w/ The Darrell Grant Trio, Portland Oregon
www.lujipdx.edu/events.php

May 10-15
w/ Lavay Smith and the Red Hot Skillet Lickers, LA, CA
www.lavaysmith.com

May 16
w/ Tammy Hall
www.yoshis.com

May 18
"SF Weekly's MasterMinds Gala"
Marcus Shelby has been awarded the 2006 MasterMinds 2006
(www.sfweekly.com for event details)

May 19
W/ Evan Francis Quartet
De Young Museum
6:30pm-8:30pm
www.thinker.org

May 25
w/ Tammy Hall
Jazz at Pearls
www.jazzatpearls.com

May 31
Marcus Shelby Trio
Cafe Royale
8-10:30
www.caferoyale-sf.com

June 2006

June 16-18
Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra
Jazz at Pearls
www.jazzatpearls.com

June 22
Marcus Shelby Trio
Bacar Restaurant
8pm-11pm
www.bacarsf.com

June 23
Marcus Shelby Trio
Deyoung Museum
6:30pm-8:30pm
www.thinker.org

June 29
Marcus Shelby Trio
Cafe Royale
8-10:30pm
www.caferoyale-sf.com

July 2006

July 1
Fillmore Street Jazz Festival
4pm-6pm
Fillmore and California Street Stage

July 13
Marcus Shelby Trio
Cafe Claude
7:30 pm-10:30 pm
cafeclaude.com

July 14, Bastille Day Celebration!
Marcus Shelby Trio
Cafe Claude
6:00 pm-9:00 pm
cafeclaude.com

July 15
Port Chicago Concert with the Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra

Creative Arts Building, Pittsburgh, CA High Schoo
www.cabconcerts.com for tickets and information

July 16
Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra
Belvedere Jazz Festival, Belvedere, CA
6pm-8pm

July 20
Marcus Shelby Trio
Bacar Restaurant
www.bacarsf.com

July 21
Marcus Shelby Trio
Red Poppy
8pm
$10
www.redpoppy.org

August 2006

August 13
Marcus Shelby Septet
Jazz at Filoi
for tickets and information:
www.filoli.org

August 5
Marcus Shelby Trio
Bacar
8pm
www.bacarsf.com

August 17
Marcus Shelby Trio
Cafe Claude
7:30 pm-10:30 pm
cafeclaude.com

August 25th
Marcus Shelby Trio
Red Poppy
8pm
$10
www.redpoppy.org

September 2006

September 15-17
Marcus Shelby with EBQ Quintet
Jazz at Pearls
8pm, 10pm
www.jazzatpearls.com

September 19
Marcus Shelby
lecture and demonstration
"Bound for the Promised Land: Harriet Tubman"
Intersection for the Arts
8pm
www.theintersection.org

September 21
Marcus Shelby Trio
cafeclaude.com

7pm-11pm

September 23
Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra
Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
Work in Progress Concert
"Bound for the Promised Land: Harriet Tubman"
1pm, Free
www.yerbabuenagardensfestival.org

September 25
Marcus Shelby Trio
Bacar
9pm
Free
www.bacarsf.com

September 28
Marcus Shelby Quintet with Peter Macon Spoken Word
"Midtown Sunset"
SF Performances Salon Series
6:30pm
Rex Hotel, San Francisco
www.performances.org

September 29
Marcus Shelby Duo
Downtown Restaurant
8pm
Free

september 30
India Jazz Suites
www.kathakdance.org

October 2006

October 25
Marcus Shelby Duo
Bacar
7pm-10pm
www.bacarsf.com

On November 10th, 2006 the MSJO will be performing with Mary Stallings at
the SFJAZZ Festival.
For more tickets and more information

November 2006

Thursday, November 2
Cafe Claude
7:30-10:30
cafeclaude.com

Sunday, November 5
Old First Church
Jazz Vespers, 5pm
Marcus Shelby Trio
www.oldfirst.org/jazz.htm

Friday, November 10
Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra with Mary Stallings
SFJAZZ, 8pm Herbst Theater
www.sfjazz.org

December 2006

Friday, December 1st
Marcus Shelby Trio
The Art House
8pm

January 2007

Jan 11 2007 7:30P MST
Cafe Claude
cafeclaude.com

Jan 13 2007 8:00P
The Independent-Marcus Shelby with Rupa and the April Fishes CD release party San Francisco, California 

Jan 20 2007 8:00P
Bacar MST
www.bacarsf.com

Jan 21 2007 5:00P
Noe Valley Ministry MST
www.noevalleymusicseries.com

Jan 31 2007 7:00P
Bacar MST 
www.bacarsf.com

February 2007

Feb 15 2007 8:00P
Bacar   MST 
www.bacarsf.com

Feb 21 2007 7:00P
University of San Francisco MSJO with Faye Carol
Presentation Theater
2350 Turk Boulevard (at Tamalpais) 

Feb 25 2007 8:00P
Jazz at Pearls
www.jazzatpearls.com

Feb 28 East Palo Alto Library 7pm
"Harriet Tubman and Jazz" lecture and musical demonstration with the Marcus Shelby Quartet featuring Faye Carol
http://www.smcl.org/libraries/epa/events/adult.html 

March 2007

March 1 Cafe Claude 7pm
Marcus Shelby Trio
 
March 9 Pacifica Library 7:30pm
"Harriet Tubman and Jazz" lecture
http://www.smcl.org/libraries/epa/events/adult.html

Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra with special guest Faye Carol
Yoshis
March 14, 2007
8pm, 10pm
www.yoshis.com

April 2007

April 13 Vocal Recital "Harriet Tubman: Bound for the Promised Land"
featuring vocalists Faye Carol, Kenny Washington, Jeannine Anderson and Joseph Mace in concert with pianist Jason Martineau.  Conducted by Marcus Shelby
Red Poppy Art House, 8pm
www.redpoppyarthouse.org 

April 14 "Harriet Tubman and Jazz" lecture and musical demonstration with the Marcus Shelby Quartet
Red Poppy Art House, 8pm
www.redpoppyarthouse.org 

April 17 7:00P
Bacar Duo
www.bacarsf.com

April 18 Yoshis with the Faye Carol Quartet, 8pm, 10pm
www.yoshis.com 

April 26 Foster City Library 7:30pm
http://www.smcl.org/libraries/epa/events/adult.html
"Harriet Tubman and Jazz" lecture

May 2007

May 5  Yerba Buena Gardens 1pm
World Premiere of the new jazz oratorio "Harriet Tubman: Bound for the Promised Land" featuring the Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra with vocalists Faye Carol, Joseph Mace, Kenny Washington and Jeannine Anderson
www.ybgf.org 

May 15 Portola Valley Library 7:30pm
"Harriet Tubman and Jazz" lecture
http://www.smcl.org/libraries/epa/events/adult.html

May 16 7:00P
Bacar MST
www.bacarsf.com

May 20
11TH ANNUAL JAZZ ON 4TH STREET FESTIVAL
BENEFIT FOR BERKELEY HIGH SCHOOL JAZZ ENSEMBLE
Marcus Shelby Quartet plays from 1:15-2:00pm
On 4th Street in Berkeley, between Hearst & Virginia, FREE!
Hot Line 510.526.6294

May 22 San Carlos Library 7:30pm
"Harriet Tubman and Jazz" lecture
http://www.smcl.org/libraries/epa/events/adult.html

June 2007

June 3, 17, 24
11am-3pm Legion of Honor Trio
www.thinker.org

June 10 Belmont Library 2pm
"Harriet Tubman and Jazz" lecture
http://www.smcl.org/libraries/epa/events/adult.html

June 12, Marcus Shelby Quintet featuring Faye Carol
Sonoma Valley Jazz Festival
6-8:30pm
www.bestinsonoma.com/events.html

June 15, 6pm-8:30pm Marcus Shelby Septet
DeYoung Museum
www.thinker.org

July 2007

July 3rd
Marcus Shelby Quartet featuring Faye Carol
Jazz at Pearls
8pm
www.jazzatpearls.com 

July 5th
Marcus Shelby Trio
Cafe Claude
7:30pm-11:30pm 

July 10th
Marcus Shelby Quartet featuring Faye Carol
Jazz at Pearls
8pm
www.jazzatpearls.com

July 14, 2007
Marcus Shelby performs with the Faye Carol Group
Bisquits and Blues
8:00pm 

July 17th
Marcus Shelby Quartet featuring Faye Carol
Jazz at Pearls
8pm
www.jazzatpearls.com 

July 24th
Marcus Shelby Quartet featuring Faye Carol
Jazz at Pearls
8pm
www.jazzatpearls.com 

July 31st
Marcus Shelby Quartet featuring Faye Carol
Jazz at Pearls
8pm
www.jazzatpearls.com 

August 2007

August 2
Cafe Claude
7:30-11pm

August 7, 15, 22, 28
Marcus Shelby Septet
Jazz at Pearls
8pm
www.jazzatpearls.com 

August 11
Marcus Shelby Quartet
Naglee Park Garage
505 East San Carlos Street.
San Jose, CA 95112
6-8pm
www.nagleeparkgarage.com

August 12, 2007
San Jose Jazz Festival
Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra with Faye Carol, Kenny Washington and guests
"Excerpts from Major Works"
12 noon, San Jose Rep. Theater
www.sanjosejazzfestival.org 

August 3 with Rupa at the deYoung Museum
6-8pm
www.thinker.org

August 26, 2007
Berkeley Downtown Jazz Festival
Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra
Bart Plaza
2:00pm-3:30pm
www.dbjf.org 

August 31-Sept 2nd
with EBQ at Jazz at Pearls
www.jazzatpearls.com

September 2007

Sept 1
Marcus Shelby Quartet featuring Faye Carol
"Harriet Tubman and Jazz"
Oakland Art and Soul Festival
2pm 

September 4, 12, 19, 26
Marcus Shelby Septet
Jazz at Pearls
8pm
www.jazzatpearls.com 

Sept 23
Marcus Shelby Quartet featuring Faye Carol
"Harriet Tubman and Jazz"
Jazz at Intersection with the deYoung Museum
deYoung Museum Sculpture Garden
www.theintersection.org
2pm 

October 2007

October 4
MST
Cafe Claude
7:30-10:30

October 5
Marcus Shelby with the Faye Carol Band
The Jazz School
8pm

October 12
MS Quartet featuring Faye Carol
Equal Justice Society in Chicago
www.equaljusticesociety.org

October 13
MS Quartet featuring Faye Carol
Katerina's in Chicago
www.katerinas.com

October 19
MSJO with vocalists Faye Carol, Kenny Washington, Jeannine Anderson and Joseph Mace perform "Harriet Tubman:  Bound for the Promised Land"
San Francisco Jazz Festival
American Music Hall
8pm
www.sfjazz.org

November 2007

November 6
MS Quartet at Pearls
8pm

November 13
MS Quartet at Pearls
8pm

November 20
MS Quartet at Pearls
8pm

November 27
MS Quartet at Pearls
8pm

December 2007

December 6MS Trio
Cafe Claude
7pm

December 28
MS Quartet
Red Poppy

January 2008

1/5 (8pm-11:30pm): Marcus Shelby performs at Biscuits and Blues
with Lavay Smith and her Red Hot Skillet Lickers.
http://www.biscuitsandblues.com

1/8 (8pm) Marcus Shelby Trio + Special Guest at Pearls
http://secure.jazzatpearls.com/talent_page.php?id=328

1/15 (8pm) Marcus Shelby Trio + Special Guest at Pearls
http://secure.jazzatpearls.com/talent_page.php?id=328

1/18 (6:30pm): MSJO performs “The Peaceable Kingdom”
at The de Young Museum.
The “Peaceable Kingdom” is a tone poem written by Marcus Shelby
for a 15 piece jazz orchestra and speaker, based on
the 1847 painting by Edward Hicks.
http://www.famsf.org/deyoung/calendar/day.asp?categoryid=32

1/19 (8pm): Faye Carol and her trio perform at Anna’s Jazz Island
http://www.annasjazzisland.com/calendar.html

1/22 (8pm) Marcus Shelby Trio + Special Guest at Pearls
http://secure.jazzatpearls.com/talent_page.php?id=328

1/29 (8pm) Marcus Shelby Trio + Special Guest at Pearls
http://secure.jazzatpearls.com/talent_page.php?id=328

February 2008

2/9 (7:30pm): MSJO performs Harriet Tubman in Pittsburgh with vocalists.
http://www.cabconcerts.com

2/10 (5pm): MSJO performs Harriet Tubman at “Jazz at Peace” in Danville
with vocalists Faye Carol and Kenny Washington.
http://www.peacejourney.org/jazz_at_peace.htm

2/13: Marcus Shelby at  Revolution Café, 9pm (every Wednesday)
http://www.myspace.com/revcafe2006

Marcus Shelby performs at Gala for Word for Word’s production of Sonny's
Blues, 2/15 @ 7:30PM
http://www.zspace.org/sonnysblues.htm
http://www.mercurynews.com/breakingnews/ci_8195024

2/20: Marcus Shelby at  Revolution Café, 9pm (every Wednesday)
http://www.myspace.com/revcafe2006

2/27 Marcus Shelby at  Revolution Café, 9pm (every Wednesday)
http://www.myspace.com/revcafe2006

March 2008

3/7-8: MSJO and vocal ensemble performs "Harriet Tubman" Redwood Jazz
Alliance/Humboldt State University
http://www.redwoodjazzalliance.org
http://www.redwoodjazzalliance.org/shelbyintvw.html

3/11 (8pm): Marcus performs with Faye Carol at Jazz at Pearls
http://www.jazzatpearls.com/jazz/

3/16: Marcus Shelby Trio at Noe Valley Ministry
http://www.noevalleyministry.org/jazzvespers/index.html

3/18 (8pm): Marcus performs with Faye Carol at Jazz at Pearls
http://www.jazzatpearls.com/jazz/

3/20: Marcus Shelby Quartet and vocalist Faye Carol perform at Swarm Gallery
http://www.swarmstudios.net/

3/25 (8pm): Marcus performs with Faye Carol at Jazz at Pearls
http://www.jazzatpearls.com/jazz/

April 2008

4/1: (8pm &10pm)
Harriet Tubman CD Release Party Yoshi’s in SF
http://sf.yoshis.com/sf/jazzclub

4/2: (8pm &10pm)
Harriet Tubman CD Release Party Yoshi’s in Oakland
http://www.yoshis.com/jazzclub

4/3: (7:30pm)
Marcus Shelby performs at Café Claude
http://www.cafeclaude.com

4/18: (8pm)
Marcus Shelby performs at Pearls
with NY trumpeter David Weiss

4/19: (8pm)
Marcus Shelby performs at Pearls
with NY trumpeter David Weiss

4/23: (7pm)
"Harriet Tubman and Jazz Lecture and Performance" at San Mateo Library in Millbrae
http://www.smcl.org/flash.html

4/30: (7pm)
"Harriet Tubman and Jazz Lecture and Performance" at San Mateo
Library in East Palo Alto.
http://www.smcl.org/flash.html

May 2008

May 1
Marcus Shelby Trio
Cafe Claude

May 29
Marcus Shelby Teaches 4 Week Workshop
Lecture and Course on Duke Ellington
Thursdays May 29, June 5, June 12, June 19
www.redpoppyarthouse.org

May 31
Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra
Black and White Ball
http://www.sfsymphony.org/season/default.aspx?id=29092

June 2008

June 5
Duke Ellington Lecture/Listening Workshop
Red Poppy Art House
7pm-9pm
www.redpoppyarthouse.org

Wednesday, June 11th
Summertime & the Livin' is Easy
Join us on the patio at El Rio to kick off the summer with
the Marcus Shelby Trio, Pollo del Mar & Rob Bayne
Live Music from 6 - 11 PM
Sliding scale: $10 - $20
Cajun themed food available for purchase.
All event proceeds go to Leonard Flynn Elementary School.

June 12
Duke Ellington Lecture/Listening Workshop
Red Poppy Art House
7pm-9pm
www.redpoppyarthouse.org

June 13
MSJO at Jazz at Pearls with Faye Carol
www.jazzatpearls.com

June 14
Marcus Shelby Ensemble featuring Faye Carol
"Harriet Tubman and Jazz"
8:30pm-10:30pm
601 Murray Circle, Fort Baker
Sausalito, CA 94965
cavallopoint.com/hotel_directions.php

June 19
Duke Ellington Lecture/Listening Workshop
Red Poppy Art House
7pm-9pm
www.redpoppyarthouse.org

June 20
Marcus Shelby Quartet
Red Poppy Art House
8pm
www.redpoppyarthouse.org

July 2008

July 4-6: Marcus Shelby Quartet, featuring Faye Carol, performs at the
Montreal Jazz Festival. http://www.montrealjazzfest.com

July 12 (1pm-3pm): MSJO, featuring Mickey Disend, performs at the Yerba Buena
Gardens Festival. http://www.ybgf.org/

July 17: (9:30pm) Marcus Shelby Quartet featuring Howard Wiley, Matt Clark,
and Jaz Sawyer performs a John Coltrane Tribute at Amnesia.
http://www.amnesiathebar.com

July 26 (8pm): Marcus Shelby Quartet, featuring Faye Carol performs "Harriet
Tubman and Jazz” at Anna’s Jazz Island. http://www.annasjazzisland.com

August 2008

August 7 (7:30pm): Marcus Shelby performs at Café Claude
http://www.cafeclaude.com/

August 9 (4pm): Marcus Shelby performs with Eddie Gale at The San Jose
Jazz Festival, San Jose Rep Stage.
http://festival2008.sanjosejazz.org/eddie-gale.html

August 10 (4:30pm): Marcus Shelby performs with the Eddie Gale Collective
at the Bach Dancing and Dynamite Society
http://www.bachddsoc.org/calendar.html#Eddie_Gale

August 11 (8pm & 10pm): Marcus Shelby performs with Eddie Gale at Yoshis
in Oakland.
http://www.yoshis.com

August 14 (12-1pm): The Marcus Shelby trio performs at the Downtown
Berkeley Noon Summer Concert Series at BART Plaza (Shattuck at Center St.)
http://www.downtownberkeley.org

August 15 (8:30pm): Marcus Shelby performs at Bacar.
http://www.bacarsf.com/

August 21 (12:30-1:30pm): Marcus Shelby trip performs with special guest
vocalist, Kenny Washington at the Yerba Buena Garden Festival’s lunch
concert. http://www.ybgf.org

September 2008

September 4 (7:30pm): Marcus Shelby performs at Café Claude
www.cafeclaude.com

September 6 (8pm): Marcus Shelby Quartet, Featuring Faye Carol performs
"Harriet Tubman and Jazz" at the Red Poppy Art House.
Doors open at 7:30pm.
www.redpoppyarthouse.org

September 11 (7:30pm): MS Trio performs at ENRICOS
www.enricossf.com

September 20 (7-8:30pm): The Marcus Shelby Trio
performs at fundraiser for Mark Sanchez at Bruno’s.
www.marksanchez.org

September 21 (2-4 pm): Marcus Shelby
Duke Ellington Workshop at Jazz School
www.jazzschool.com/html/classes_workshops.html

September 25: (7:30pm): MS Trio performs at ENRICOS
www.enricossf.com

September 28 (11:45-1:45): Marcus Shelby
Duke Ellington Workshop at Jazz School
www.jazzschool.com/html/classes_workshops.html

October 2008

October 9: Marcus Shelby performs at Enricos.
http://www.enricossf.com/

October 10 (8pm): MS Quartet performs Staged Reading of Sonny's Blues at
the Pigott Theater.
http://livelyarts.stanford.edu/event.php?code=WOR1

October 16 (8pm & 10pm): The Dynamic Faye Carol and her quartet CD release
Party at Yoshis in Oakland - featuring Marcus Shelby, Darrell Green, Kito
Gamble and Howard Wiley.
http://www.yoshis.com/calendar,
http://fayecarol.com/

October 23: Marcus Shelby performs at Enricos. http://www.enricossf.com/

November 2008

11/16 (2pm): Marcus Shelby trio performs at Jazz at the Chimes
http://www.lifemarkgroup.com/oakland/special_events.asp

11/21 (8pm): Marcus Shelby Quartet with Faye Carol performs “Harriet
Tubman and Jazz” at the Jazzschool
http://www.jazzschool.com/html/events_concerts.html
(scroll down to bottom of page to locate performance details)

11/ 23, (11:45 am – 1:45 pm)
Marcus Shelby Conducts Workshop “Harriet Tubman and the Roots of Jazz:
From Field Shouts to Swing” at the Jazzschool.
http://www.jazzschool.com/html/classes_workshops.html
(scroll down to bottom of page to locate workshop details and sign up
information)

11/ 28: Marcus Shelby performs at Café Claude
http://www.cafeclaude.com/

December 2008

December 12
Marcus Shelby Trio
Bacar Restaurant
8pm-11pm
www.bacarsf.com

December 13
Marcus Shelby with Faye Carol
Holiday Show, 8pm
Anna's Jazz Island
2120 Allston Way
Berkeley, CA
510-841-JAZZ

December 14
Marcus Shelby Conducts Workshop “Harriet Tubman and the Roots of Jazz:
From Field Shouts to Swing” at the Jazzschool.
2pm-4pm
http://www.jazzschool.com/html/classes_workshops.html
(scroll down to bottom of page to locate workshop details and sign up
information)

January 2009

Jan 8-10: Marcus performs with Lavay Smith in the D.C. area.
http://www.wolftrap.org/Find_Performances_and_Events.aspx?click=1&month=1&year=2009

Jan 18
San Mateo County Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration 10th
Anniversary Event

Sunday, January 18, 2-4 pm. Sets at 2:15 and 3:15. Limited seating -
complimentary tickets available at the event. San Mateo County History
Museum, Redwood City.
Premier of Marcus Shelby Composition on MLK Jr. Marcus
Shelby Jazz Orchestra commissioned for the 10th Anniversary Event of the
annual San Mateo County Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration and funded
by a grant from the Silicon Valley Community Foundation and the following
commission sponsors: Jefferson School District, Sequoia Union High School
District, Skyline Community College, Wells Fargo Bank
.
For more information, please visit: http://www.mlksmc.com/

In the Name of Love
Sunday, January 18, 7:30 pm. The Oakland Scottish Rite Center. The 7th
annual musical tribute honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Rhythmic Concepts, Inc., with the generous support of Target
Corporation, will present "In the Name of Love," the 7th Annual Musical
Tribute honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Oakland's only
non-denominational musical tribute honoring Dr. King. Since its debut in
2003, this program has become one of Oakland's most prominent civic and
cultural events, bringing our diverse community together to celebrate the
life and work of one of the greatest humanitarians of our time. With
Barack Obama as our President-Elect, and only two days from his historical
inauguration, this year's event promises to be a profound celebration of
civil rights.
For more information, please visit: http://www.mlktribute.com/

Jan 22: MS performs at Enricos
http://www.enricossf.com/

Jan 29: (9:30pm) MS Quartet performs at Amnesia
http://www.amnesiathebar.com/Amnesia/Amnesia_-_Home.html

Jan 30: MS performs at Cafe Claude
http://www.cafeclaude.com/

February 2009

Feb 4 (8pm): MST, Revolution Café
http://www.myspace.com/revcafe2006

Feb 6-7(8pm): Marcus performs with Nefasha Ayer, Brava Theater
http://www.nefashaayer.com/live/

Feb 8: MSJO performs MLK Project at Jazz at Peace
http://www.peacejourney.org/community-and-service/jazz-at-peace/

Feb 11 (8pm): MST, Revolution Café
http://www.myspace.com/revcafe2006

Feb 13 (7:30pm): Marcus performs with Lavay Smith & Frankie Manning, Ashkenaz
http://www.ashkenaz.com/html/calendar.php?offset=1

Feb 14 (8pm&10pm): Marcus performs with Lavay, Biscuits and Blues
http://www.biscuitsandblues.com/lineup.html

Feb 15: Marcus performs with Lavay, Amnesia
http://www.amnesiathebar.com

Feb 18 (8pm): MST, Revolution Café
http://www.myspace.com/revcafe2006

Feb 19: MST, Enricos
http://www.enricossf.com/

Feb 20: Marcus performs with Lavay Smith, Little Fox Theater
http://www.foxdream.com/foxdream/shopdisplayproducts.asp?id=13&cat=Little+Fox

Feb 21: MSQ, featuring Howard Wiley (tenor and soprano saxophone), Matt Clark (piano), and Jeff Marrs (drums) performs “MLK and Jazz” at the Red Poppy.
http://www.redpoppyarthouse.org/

Feb 25 (8pm): MST, Revolution Café
http://www.myspace.com/revcafe2006

March 2009

March 1: MLK and Jazz Workshop at Red Poppy. Every Sunday evening
throughout the month of March. $10-20 sliding scale/per workshop.$60 for
all 5 workshops.
http://www.redpoppyarthouse.org/

March 5: Marcus Shelby performs at Café Claude.
http://www.cafeclaude.com/

March 8: MLK and Jazz Workshop at Red Poppy.
http://www.redpoppyarthouse.org/

March 15: MLK and Jazz Workshop at Red Poppy.
http://www.redpoppyarthouse.org/

March 22: MLK and Jazz Workshop at Red Poppy.
http://www.redpoppyarthouse.org/

March 27: Marcus Shelby Quartet featuring Faye Carol
"Harriet Tubman and Jazz"
Benefit for the East Palo Alto Teen Home
8pm, East Palo Alto Center for Performing Arts
1041 Myrtle Street
Tickets and Info: Call 650-324-8487

March 29: MLK and Jazz Workshop at Red Poppy
http://www.redpoppyarthouse.org/

April 2009

April 3
MST
Jupiter Berkeley
8pm-11pm
www.jupiterbeer.com

April 11
Marcus Shelby with Faye Carol Quartet
Annas Jazz Island
8pm-midnight
www.annasjazzisland.com

April 16
MST
Cafe Claude
7:30-10:30

April 24
MSJO and Faye Carol with the Pacific Boy Choir
Grace Cathedral
7pm, $20
(510) 652-4722
More Info: www.pacificboychoir.org

April 25
MSJO and Faye Carol with the Pacific Boy Choir
First Congregational Church, Berkeley
7pm, $20
(510)652- 4722
More Info: www.pacificboychoir.org

April 26
Duke Ellington Birthday Celebration
Marcus Shelby Lecture/Music Listening Party
Red Poppy Art House
6pm-9pm
www.redpoppyarthouse.org

April 29
Duke Ellington Birthday Celebration at Yoshi's
MJSO with special guests: Lavay Smith, Howard Wiley, Darrell Green and
Jules Broussard
Yoshi's, Oakland
8pm, 10pm
www.yoshis.com

May 2009

Tuesday, May 7th
Revolution Cafe
8pm
www.myspace.com/revcafe2006

Friday, May 8th
With Lavay Smith
Bisquits and Blues
www.bisquitsandblues.com

Tuesday, May 12th
Revolution Cafe
8pm
www.myspace.com/revcafe2006

Thursday, May 14
Marcus Shelby Trio
Cafe Claude
7:30-10:30

Tuesday, May 19th
Revolution Cafe
8pm
www.myspace.com/revcafe2006

Wednesday, May 20th
Marcus Shelby Trio
Summertime Kick Off at El Rio to benefit Flynn Elementary
7pm-10pm
El Rio, 3158 Mission Street
$10-$20 Sliding Scale Contribution

Monday, May 25th
Birth of the Cool
Celebration of Miles Davis
8pm, 10pm Yoshis, Oakland
www.yoshis.com

Tuesday, May 26th
Revolution Cafe
8pm
www.myspace.com/revcafe2006

June 2009

June 5th
Marcus Shelby Trio
Cafe Claude
7:30-10:30

June 20-27
Marcus Shelby at Jazz Camp
www.jazzcampwest.com

July 2009

July 4th
Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra + Faye Carol
Fillmore Street Jazz Festival
California Street Stage, Time TBD
www.fillmorejazzfestival.com

July 6th
Marcus Shelby Quartet
Redwood City Jazz Festival
6pm-8pm
www.redwoodcity.org/events/music.htm

July 8th
Marcus Shelby Quartet with Faye Carol
MLK and Jazz
Millebrae Library
7pm
http://www.smcl.org/libraries/mil/events/index.html

July 12th
Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra with Special Guests
Jazz at Filoli
2pm-4pm
http://www.filoli.org/special-events-and-exhibits/jazz-at-filoli.html

July 16th
Marcus Shelby Quartet
John Coltrane Tribute
Amnesia
9:30pm
www.amnesiathebar.com

July 18
Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra with Faye Carol
Campbell Jazz Festival

August 2009

Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra
with vocal ensemble featuring Faye Carol, Kenny Washington, Jeannine
Anderson and Nicolas Bearde
Yerba Buena Garden Festival
Saturday, August 29
1pm; FREE
www.ybgf.org
Performing the work of Strayhorn, Basie and new original work by Marcus
Shelby in tribute to MLK.

September 2009

September 3
Marcus Shelby Trio
Cafe Claude
7:30-10:30

September 9-October 11
Marcus Shelby performs live bass for the
Shotgun Players Production of
"This World in a Woman's Hands"
A new play by Marcus Gardley
Tickets and Information
http://www.shotgunplayers.org/womans.htm

September 13
Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra
Montclair Jazz and Wine Festival
12 Noon-12:55pm
http://www.montclairjazzandwine.org/entertain.html

September 14
With John Calloway at Yoshi's Oakland
8pm, 10pm
www.yoshis.com

October 2009

October 4
Marcus Shelby Quartet
4pm-5pm
Oakland Parks Festival
Woodminster Amphitheater
3300 Joaquin Miller Road, Oakland
www.oaklandnet.com/parks
Free

October 7
Marcus Shelby Trio
Union Square Park Lunch Concerts
12:30pm-1:30pm
Free

November 2009

November 1
Marcus Shelby Trio with Faye Carol
Chez Hanny
www.chezhanny.com

November 6
10 pm;
CODA JAZZ CLUB

November 15
Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra
Bach Dancing and Dynamite Society
4:30-7:30pm
http://www.bachddsoc.org/calendar.html

December 2009

December 13
Marcus Shelby Quartet
Jazz at Peace
5pm-6pm
http://www.peacejourney.org/community-and-service/jazz-at-peace/

December 16th and 17th
Holiday Celebration, African American Spirituals
Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra featuring Faye Carol
with the Pacific Boy Choir
Yoshi's Oakland
www.yoshis.com
www.pacificboychoir.org

December 18
CODA Jazz Club
Marcus Shelby Quartet
Featuring Mike Olmos, Adam Shulman, and Jeff Marrs; 10 pm; $10.00
Mission and 14th
www.codalive.com

February 2010

February 11
Marcus Shelby Trio
Café Claude
7:30pm-10:30pm

February 22-28
East Coast Tour w/Lavay Smith (NYC, Boston, Washington D.C.)

March 2010

March 2
Cañada College -
Harriet Tubman & Jazz: Presentation & Performance - Marcus Shelby Quartet: 
6:00-7:30pm 
(Presentation on the broad history of Harriet Tubman, history of early Negro folk music forms, and a discussion on jazz and social politics.  Performance by the Marcus Shelby Quartet featuring vocalist Faye Carol, performing selections from our Harriet Tubman recording.)
Cañada College: 4200 Farm Hill Blvd, Redwood City, CA, 94061

March 4 - SF Jazz - Discover Jazz Classes: Duke Ellington: 7-9:00pm
Marcus Shelby will discuss the legacy and history of composer Duke Ellington:
http://www.sfjazz.org/concerts/2010/spring/artists/discover.php

April 2010

Thursday, April 1, 7:30-10:30pm
Marcus Shelby Trio 
Café Claude
7 Claude Lane, San Francisco, CA

Wednesday, April 7, 9:30pm
Marcus Shelby w/Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers
Savannah Jazz Club
2937 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA

Saturday, April 10, 2:00-3:30pm
"MLK & Jazz" Presentation and Performance: Marcus Shelby Quartet
Belmont Library
1110 Alameda De Las Pulgas, Belmont, CA

Thursday, April 15, 10:00-11:30am
"MLK & Jazz" Presentation and Performance: Marcus Shelby
Brisbane Library
250 Visitacion Ave, Brisbane, CA

Saturday, April 24, 2:00-3:30pm
"MLK & Jazz" Presentation and Performance: Marcus Shelby Quartet
San Carlos Library
610 Elm Street, San Carlos, CA

Thursday, April 29, 6:00-7:30pm
"MLK & Jazz" Presentation and Performance: Marcus Shelby Quartet
East Palo Alto Library
2415 University Ave, East Palo Alto, CA

May 2010

Saturday, May 1, 1:00pm
MLK Oratorio Premier: Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra, w/Special Guest Artists
Yerba Buena Gardens
750 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA
~read article by Elaine Elinson~

Friday, May 7, 5:00-8:00pm
Marcus Shelby Quartet: "MLK & Jazz"
De Young Museum
50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive, San Francisco, CA

Saturday, May 8, 8:00pm
MLK Oratorio: Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra, w/Pittsburg's own Faye Carol
Creative Arts Building
250 School Street, Pittsburg, CA

Sunday, May 9, 3:00pm
Celebrate Mother's Day w/Faye Carol and Marcus Shelby!
The Rrazz Room @ Hotel Nikko
222 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA

Sunday, May 23, 7:00pm
SF Jazz: Marcus Shelby w/Faye Carol
SF Conservatory of Music Concert Hall
50 Oak Street, San Francisco, CA

Sunday, May 30, 4:30pm
Jazz Mafia: Birth of the Cool Tribute Concert
The Jazz School
2087 Addison Street, Berkeley, CA

June 2010

Monday, June 14, 7:00-9:00pm
Celebrating the Life & Work of Quentin Easter: A Tribute to benefit Lorraine Hansberry Theatre
Novellus Theatre at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
701 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA

July 2010

Friday, July 2, 8:00pm
Stanford Jazz Festival
Marcus Shelby w/Adam Shulman Quintet - The Music of Billy Strayhorn
Campbell Recital Hall (at Braun Music Center)
541 Lasuen Mall, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
www.stanfordjazz.org

Saturday, July 3, 4:00-6:00pm
Fillmore Jazz Festival
Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra
California Street Stage, San Francisco, CA

Sunday, July 11, 3:00-4:30pm
Marcus Shelby w/Lavay Smith
Laguna Grand Park
Canyon Del Ray, Seaside, CA

Wednesday, July 14, 7:30-10:30pm
Marcus Shelby Trio
Café Claude
7 Claude Lane, San Francisco, CA

Saturday, July 24, 8:00pm & 10:00pm Shows
Marcus Shelby w/Lavay Smith
Biscuits & Blues
401 Mason Street @ Geary Street, San Francisco, CA

August 2010

Friday, August 13, 4:00-7:00pm
Jazz Fest at AT&T Park
Marcus Shelby Quartet
AT&T Park (before SF Giants evening game), 24 Willie Mays Plaza, San Francisco, CA
sanfrancisco.giants.mlb.com

Saturday, August 28, 1:00-2:30pm
Marcus Shelby w/Howard Wiley's The Angola Project
Yerba Buena Gardens Festival
760 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA
www.howardwiley.com

September 2010

Thursday, September 2, 7:30-10:30pm
Marcus Shelby Trio
Cafe Claude
7 Claude Lane, San Francisco, CA
www.cafeclaude.com

Saturday, September 25, 11:00am
SF Jazz Family Matinee
Marcus Shelby Trio
Herbst Theatre
401 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA
www.sfjazz.org

October 2010

Marcus Shelby Orchestra
featuring Faye Carol, Kenny Washington,
Jeannine Anderson, and Howard Wiley
Perform music from their new CD "Soul of the Movement" at the SFJAZZ Festival

Date: October 8, 2010
Time: 7 pm pre-curtain talk;
8 pm performance

Where: Kanbar Hall,
Jewish Community Center of San Francisco
3200 California St.
San Francisco, CA 94115

For more information:
http://www.sfjazz.org

Spring 2011

April 1 - May 1: Twelfth Night
African American Shakespeare presents
Twelfth Night with music by Marcus Shelby.
Special performance by Marcus Shelby on April 1st and 2nd.
Info and Free Download

April 17 - The Legacy of Duke Ellington
Listening party with Marcus Shelby

at Fillmore Jazz Heritage Center
Info and registration

April 20 - Yoshi's SF
Marcus Shelby Orchestra celebrates Duke Ellington's birthday
Info and Tickets

Fall 2012

Café Claude Thursday November 1, 2012:
Café Claude; 7:30 pm-10:30 pm;
Marcus Shelby Trio featuring Tiffany Austin (vocals) and Joe Warner (piano); no cover;
http://www.cafeclaude.com

SF Jazz Festival Matinee Concert: Focus on Ornette Coleman
Saturday November 17, 2012:
San Francisco Jazz Festival Family Matinee Concert celebrating the music of Ornette Coleman;
Herbst Theater;
11 am-12 pm; Marcus Shelby Trio featuring Mike Zilber (reeds), Jeff Marrs (drums); all ages welcome! http://www.sfjazz.org/events/f12/matinee-3-ornette-coleman

Blues and the Pursuit of Freedom
Marcus Shelby’s Skirball Residency in Los Angeles!

November 29-December 2, 2012:
Marcus Shelby Quintet featuring Tiffany Austin, Howard Wiley, Adam Shulman, and Jeff Marrs;
Residency at the Skirball Cultural Center perform a program called “Blues and the Pursuit of Freedom” by Marcus Shelby to celebrate the current exhibit at the Skirball Cultural Center (Creating the United States); http://www.skirball.org/programs/marcus-shelby-quintet

Blues and the Pursuit of Freedom (lecture at MOAD)
January 19, 2013; 10 am-12 pm;
Marcus Shelby will give a lecture called “Blues and the Pursuit of Freedom” as part of MOAD’s scholarly voices series. http://www.moadsf.org/;
free with admission to the museum.

Marcus Shelby Orchestra returns to the Bach Dancing and Dynamite Society on Sunday January 20, 2013!!
http://www.bachddsoc.org/artists/Marcus-Shelby-2.php

The Marcus Shelby Orchestra will present a special program titled “Blues and the Pursuit of Freedom” which will showcase excerpts from their various suites, including "Harriet Tubman", "Soul of the Movement", "Meditations on Martin Luther King Jr.", and "Green and Blues", which is a musical perspective on the natural history of the San Francisco Bay Area. The concert celebrates the history of social movements and how music has played an important and inspiring part of shaping and creating the United States. The Marcus Shelby Orchestra will perform selections from their latest release “Soul of the Movement: Meditations on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.”, (Porto Franco Records) in celebration of MLK’s birthday.

Personnel

Alto sax: Tony Peebles Alto
sax: Marcus Stephens
Tenor sax/Clarinet:
Patrick Wolff Tenor
sax: Howard Wiley
Baritone Sax: Fil Lorenz
Trombone: Joel Behrman
Trombone: Rob Ewing
Bass Trombone: Ryan Black
Trumpet: Dave Scott
Trumpet: Mike Olmos
Trumpet: Rafa Postel
Trumpet: Mark Wright
Piano: Adam Shulman
Drums: Jeff Marrs
Bass/conductor: Marcus Shelby

Summer 2014

MARCUS SHELBY GUEST ARTIST WITH CSUEB JUNE 3, 2014
The Cal State East Bay University Jazz Orchestra will feature composer/bassist Marcus Shelby in the year end concert performance on June 3, 2014 at 7:30 pm.  The program will feature several original compositions by Marcus Shelby from past suites such as Soul of the Movement and Port Chicago, and his latest suite titled "Walls" commissioned by Living Jazz.
http://csueastbaytickets.universitytickets.com/user_pages/event.asp?id=369&cid=28

MARCUS SHELBY ORCHESTRA PERFORMS HARRIET TUBMAN ORATORIO JUNE 5, 2014!
June 5, 2014: Marcus Shelby Orchestra live at the Healdsburg Jazz Festival featuring Miss Faye Carol and the Healdsburg Freedom Jazz Choir; June 5, 2014; 7 pm; The Raven Theater downtown Healdsburg, CA
http://www.healdsburgjazzfestival.org/wordpress/june-5-marcus-shelby-and-the-freedom-jazz-choir/

MARCUS SHELBY IN NASHVILLE! JUNE 15, 2014
Marcus Shelby will be a featured presenter at this years Americans for the Arts Conference in Nashville, Tennessee.
For more information: http://convention.artsusa.org/presenters/profile/marcus-shelby

MARCUS SHELBY TRIO AT CAFE CLAUDE JUNE 20, 2014
Marcus Shelby Trio featuring Joe Warner (piano) and Tiffany Austin (vocals) continue their monthly run at Cafe Claude located downtown San Francisco in the heart of Union Square.
http://cafeclaude.com/downtown/music/

MARCUS SHELBY ORCHESTRA FEATURING DENISE PERRIER LIVE AT THE STANFORD JAZZ FESTIVAL!; JUNE 29, 2014; 2 pm
The Marcus Shelby Orchestra featuring Denise Perrier will perform an all Duke Ellington program on June 29th at 2 pm at the Braun Center on the campus of Stanford University.
For more information: http://www.stanfordjazzfestival.org/mainevents/2014/6/29/denise-perrier-the-marcus-shelby-jazz-orchestra

March and April 2015

March 19: The Red Poppy Art House (San Francisco, CA) 7 pm; Marcus Shelby Discussion 2: “Beyond the Blues: Ending the Prison Industrial Complex”; Community discussion on the Prison Industrial Complex and how music can play a role in stopping it.  Discussion 2 will focus on Incarcerated Women, the Black Prison Movement, Incarcerated Immigrants, School to Prison Pipe Line, and Mass Incarceration. http://redpoppyarthouse.org/events/

March 21: Cafe Stritch  (San Jose, CA); 8:30 pm; Marcus Shelby Quintet; "Thelonius Monk and the Blues"; http://www.cafestritch.com/event/marcus-shelby-residency-thelonious-monk-blues/

March 22: Robert Mondavi Winery (Napa, CA) 4 pm:  Marcus Shelby Orchestra featuring Tiffany Austin; The Legacy of Duke Ellington; http://www.nvjs.org/feature/marcus-shelby-jazz-orchestra/

March 26: The Red Poppy Art House (San Francisco, CA) 7 pm; Marcus Shelby Discussion 3: “Beyond the Blues: Ending the Prison Industrial Complex”; Community discussion on the Prison Industrial Complex and how music can play a role in stopping it.  Discussion 3 will focus on Restorative Justice, Ending the Death Penalty, and Prison Abolition. http://redpoppyarthouse.org/events/

March 27: The Red Poppy Art House (San Francisco, CA) 8 pm; Marcus Shelby Trio featuring Tiffany Austin and Matt Wong; "Beyond the Blues: Ending the Prison Industrial Complex": http://redpoppyarthouse.org/events/

March 28: The Sound Room (Oakland, CA); Marcus Shelby Trio featuring Tiffany Austin; 8 pm; http://www.soundroom.org/#

April 2: Café Claude (San Francisco, CA); Marcus Shelby Trio; 7:30 pm; www.cafeclaude.com

April 4: Belmont Library; 1110 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont, CA 94002; Marcus Shelby Trio “Beyond the Blues: Ending the Prison Industrial Complex”; Musical performance and discussion on the Prison Industrial Complex and how music can play a role in stopping it. 3 pm; http://www.smcl.org/en/content/marcus-shelby-beyond-blues

April 18: Cafe Stritch  (San Jose, CA); 8:30 pm; Marcus Shelby Quintet; "Miles and More"; http://www.cafestritch.com/event/marcus-shelby-residency-thelonious-monk-blues/

April 22: East Palo Alto Library; 2415 University Avenue; East Palo Alto, CA 94303; Marcus Shelby Trio “Beyond the Blues: Ending the Prison Industrial Complex”; Musical performance and discussion on the Prison Industrial Complex and how music can play a role in stopping it. 6:30 pm; http://www.smcl.org/en/content/marcus-shelby-beyond-blues

April 23: Foster City Library; 1000 East Hillsdale Boulevard; Foster City, CA 94404; Marcus Shelby Trio “Beyond the Blues: Ending the Prison Industrial Complex”; Musical performance and discussion on the Prison Industrial Complex and how music can play a role in stopping it. 6:30 pm; http://www.smcl.org/en/content/marcus-shelby-beyond-blues

April 26: African American Cultural Center (San Francisco, CA) 3 pm:  Marcus Shelby Orchestra featuring Tiffany Austin; “The Far East Suite by Duke Ellington, “Isfahan Blues”, and more; http://jazzintheneighborhood.org  /http://www.aaacc.org/index.html;

June - September 2015

June 11 at 7:30 pm: Café Claude (San Francisco, CA); Marcus Shelby Trio. www.cafeclaude.com

June 14 at 4:30 pm: California Jazz Conservatory (Berkeley, CA); Marcus Shelby Orchestra starring vocalist Tiffany Austin will present The Great American Songbook featuring music by Duke Ellington, Cole Porter, Billy Strayhorn, Bessie Smith, Harold Arlen and more. https://cjc.edu/concerts/

June 18 at 7 pm: The Red Poppy Art House (San Francisco, CA); Marcus Shelby Discussion 4: The Prison Industrial Complex: School to Prison Pipeline. http://redpoppyarthouse.org/events/

June 28 at 4:30pm: Bach Dynamite (Half Moon Bay, CA); Marcus Shelby Orchestra featuring Tiffany Austin; http://www.bachddsoc.org/calendar.html

July 11 - August 2, 2015: Notes from the Field: Doing Time in Education, the California Chapter (Roda Theatre, Berkeley, CA); Created, written, and performed by Anna Deavere Smith. Music composed and performed by Marcus Shelby. Directed by Leah C. Gardiner. http://tickets.berkeleyrep.org/single/psDetail.aspx?psn=9293

August 6-9, 2015: Cafe Stritch (San Jose, CA); Steve Turre Sextet; http://www.cafestritch.com/ 

August 13 at 6pm: Stanford Shopping Mall (Palo Alto, CA); Marcus Shelby Trio featuring Tiffany Austin; http://www.axs.com/summer-jazz-series-returns-to-stanford-shopping-center-46318

August 13 at 8 pm: The Red Poppy Art House (San Francisco, CA); Marcus Shelby Discussion 6: Ending the Death Penalty; Restorative Justice; Prison Abolition. http://redpoppyarthouse.org/events/

August 15 at 7pm: Cafe Stritch (San Jose, CA); Marcus Shelby Quintet at Cafe Stritch; Tribute to Louis Armstrong; 7 pm discussion on the Legacy of Louis Armstrong followed by 8:30pm performance. www.cafestritch.com

August 27 at 7 pm: The Red Poppy Art House (San Francisco, CA); Marcus Shelby Discussion 5: Mass Incarceration: Public Health Epidemic; Incarcerated Women; Families Affected by Incarceration. http://redpoppyarthouse.org/events/

August 28 at 8 pm: The Red Poppy Art House (San Francisco, CA); Concert Performance by the Marcus Shelby Ensemble of Excerpts from the “Beyond the Blues: A Prison Oratorio. http://redpoppyarthouse.org/events/

September 10 at 6:30 pm: Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD) (San Francisco, CA); The Marcus Shelby Quartet presents: “Beyond the Blues: Ending the Prison Industrial Complex. http://www.moadsf.org/calendar/

September 17: Grace Cathedral (San Francisco, CA); Duke Ellington’s First Sacred Concert “50 Year Anniversary” (Miguel Zenon - Music Director); http://www.miguelzenon.com/schedule.php

September 27 at 1-2:30 pm: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival (YBGF) (San Francisco, CA); The Marcus Shelby Orchestra presents: “Beyond the Blues: A Prison Oratorio. http://ybgfestival.org/event/prison-oratorio