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Marcus Strickland (born 1979 in Gainesville, FL) is a jazz soprano, alto and tenor saxophonist from Miami, FL and currently lives in Brooklyn, New York. His latest release as a leader is "Idiosyncrasies" on his own music label Strick Muzik (launched in 2006).
Hometown Brooklyn, NY
Genres Jazz, International
Band Members Marcus Strickland - saxophones; David Bryant - piano; ... » more
Achievements Top-10 Top-40 Top-40 Top-40 Top-40 Top-40
Upcoming Shows None
Contact Information:
Strick Muzik 646 382 3255
Artist / Band Member
Marcus Strickland 646 382 3255
Stefany Calembert +32 2 660 28 98
Mauri Estruga +34 93 209 26 08
Jason Byrne 347 578 7601
# Years Experience Performing Live: 13
Market Draw: Jazz: 201-250
Opener Experience: Wayne Shorter, Jacky Terrason, Lionel Loueke
Discography: Idiosyncrasies LP—2009; Of Song LP—2009; Open Reel Deck LP—2007; Twi-Life LP—2006; Brotherhood LP—2002; At Last LP—2001

Marcus Strickland (born 1979 in Gainesville, FL) is a jazz soprano, alto and tenor saxophonist from Miami, FL who currently lives in New York. Marcus was named ‘Rising Star on Tenor Saxophone’ Downbeat Magazine’s Critic’s Poll ‘10, ’Rising Star on...





Top 10 in Jazz, May 2011
Top 40 in Jazz, March 2012
Top 40 in Jazz, February 2012

Review of Idiosyncrasies 4 stars **** by
There have been countless saxophone trio recordings since Sonny Rollins essentially pioneered the form on Way Out West. But upon slipping Marcus Strickland's latest take into the deck, the listener...

Review of Idiosyncrasies by
Imagine walking the high wire over a shark tank during a hailstorm. As metaphors go, it's pretty vivid and pretty dangerous. It's also the best way to illustrate the delicate balancing act that...



Technical Requirements

Intruments: Grand piano, Acoustic Bass, Jazz Drumkit.  Microphones: 1 sax mic, 1 bass mic, 1 bass amp, 2 overhead drum mics, 2 piano mics. Other: 4 music stands

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