Marlene del Rosario
"Ms del Rosario draws you in with an uncanny grasp of the jazz, blues and soul idioms...Like Bill Evans and Miles Davis, the silences between the notes are always as emotionally telling as the words themselves."
-UK jazz critic,
John Stevenson (E-Jazz news)
Marlene has performed for international and national audiences, including her most recent concert in Canezac, France in 2016. Esteemed audiences at home include former Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick, Mayor Menino and MA senators. Abroad, she has performed for Philippine ex-presidents Cory Aquino and Fidel Ramos and Thailand’s Princess Chulabhorn. She is available in solo and large ensemble settings.
Her ensemble has been the main feature for the exclusive New Year's Eve event at Chatham Bars Inn two years in a row and is Boston Fairmont Copley house ensemble for the Bacchanale dinner and wine series. She also performed at the 2017 Arlington Jazz festival, 2008 Philippine International Jazz festival, Boston Arts Festivals, the famed Acton Jazz Café, Beehive and Ryles Club for the UN-sponsored benefit to remove landmines in Mozambique, Worcester First Night, Boston tv's "Fernando's Hideaway" and has appeared on Peruvian tv and concert halls. She was featured in an interview by WGBH Boston's Jazz Gallery host, Al Davis and her second CD with Blue Earth Music, "Marlene LIVE With a Little Help From Her Friends" enjoys national and Canadian airplay and features New England’s best, including Greg Hopkins (trumpet), Dave Landoni (bass), Brooke Soffermann (drums) and Patrick Mottaz (guitar).
Discography: Marlene LIVE With a Little Help From Her Friends and Crying Days.. Listen or purchase through Itunes or at http://www.marlenemusic.net/music.htm
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