MARLENE ROSENBERG has emerged as one of the most talented and multi-faceted bassists on the scene today. She has played professionally throughout the United States, Europe, Latin America and Japan, performing with innumerable jazz luminaries, such as Kenny Barron, Joe Henderson, Stan Getz, Roy Hargrove, Marian McPartland, Cedar Walton, and Kevin Mahogany. Marlene plays regularly with the Willie Pickens trio and her own ensemble MRQ. Her second CD, “ Pieces Of…” featuring Cedar Walton and Javon Jackson, has soared to #24 on the Jazz charts with critical acclaim. Marlene’s recently released CD Bassprint has received great reviews and 4 stars from Downbeat Magazine. John Clayton, bassist, composer, and arranger, describes Marlene as “One of Jazz, Bass, and Music world’s treasures! There is a great bass tone, great swing, and lovely fire in everything that Marlene does.” In addition to her performances, she continues to mentor high school students and teach at Roosevelt and Northwestern Universities. Accompanying Marlene on bass are GEOF BRADFIELD, saxophones; KYLE ASCHE, guitar; and CHARLES HEATH, drums.
Watch Marlene Rosenberg perform with Willie Pickens, Neal Alger, and Robert Shy at 2010′s Jazz Showcase in Chicago:
*Please note: Video samples do not necessarily represent HPJF lineup.