Marcus Belgrave

Detroit Jazz Musicians Co-Op Inc.
P.O. Box 36426
Grosse Pointe, MI 48236-9998

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Master Trumpeter Marcus Belgrave

Marcus Belgrave will be Honored by the Festival Of New Trumpets!
10/1 & 10/2 at the Jazz Standard, New York, NY

Watch Marcus Belgrave "Lottie's Mood" video
Recorded live @ the 5th Annual DON WAS DETROIT ALL STAR REVUE

Blue Note recording to be released - "Lottie The Body's Mood"

Marcus Belgrave was honored with the 2009 Jazz Guardian Award for Artistry at the 30th Annual Detroit
International Jazz Festival on Labor Day Weekend! 2009 Jazz Guardian Award for Artistry

Master Artist in Residence for the Virgil Carr Center - Michigan Arts League

Kresge Foundation - Belgrave Monograph (PDF-9.39MB)

Marcus Belgrave is one of the Original Ray Charles band members. He was mentored by Ray Charles from a young age. He has performed with the who’s who of jazz, including Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughn, Dinah Washington, toured with Charles Mingus and Max Roach, Aretha Franklin, recorded with McCoy Tyner, David Newman, B.B.King & Art Hodes, just to name a few.

Part of the Lincoln Center Motor City Jazz Masters …which included Yusef Lateef, Curtis Fuller, Charles McPherson, and Ron Carter

Mentors the "next" jazz generations…..including….pianist Geri Allen, bassist Robert Hurst, alto saxophonist Kenny
, saxophonist James Carter, violinist Regina Carter

Marcus Belgrave was included as part of the first group of mentors for San Francisco State's "Generations Jazz Master
Mentors Group" with Jimmy Cobb, Ray Drummond, Ronnie Mathews, Eric Alexander, & Andrew Speight

Marcus w/trumpet
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