Bradd Marquis

Bradd Marquis

BandR&BSinger/Songwriter

My music is music for all generations. It encompasses the rich soulful sound of R&B similar to that of Marvin Gaye, Luther Vandross, Sam Cooke, and Stevie Wonder, with a little hip hop.

Biography

Finally, soul music has returned, in the form of the up and coming R&B phenomenon, Bradd Marquis. He has an amazing voice and a stellar personality. Born Bradd Marquis in Trenton, New Jersey he was raised in the deep gospel traditions of the church and strong, family values and after one listen it’s easy to see why Bradd Marquis is a superstar! Bradd Marquis always knew he was destined for something special when he first started singing and performing the song “Truly” by Lionel Richie, at 4 years old.

While most of his peers and childhood friends succumbed to a life of crime or gang violence, Bradd Marquis chose a different route. He decided to pursue a college degree at the University Of Cincinnati (UC) and become a community spokesperson. While at UC Bradd Marquis performed in several talent shows, which influenced him to take his talent to the next level. Bradd Marquis performed live in the “Cincinnati Idol” showcase. Bradd Marquis’ passion for music drove him to become a triple threat as an artist who can write, perform, and produce. After receiving his degree in African American Studies he returned home and worked in his community as a counselor, social worker, and a college advisor.

One of the first people he met with was the well-known producer, Cochise (Elam Records) who has worked with some of the biggest names in the business. Some of the labels and artists Cochise has done production or engineering for include J Records, Bad Boy, Universal, Arista, Notorious B.I.G., Saigon, Remy Ma, Big Pun, R&B artist Joe, R. Kelly and Britney Spears. Cochise explains why he wanted to work with Bradd, “He was exactly what I was looking for. I never heard someone sing with such emotion and sincerity. On top of his great image, he is so articulate and purpose driven that I thought he would make a great public figure.”

Bradd Marquis believes in communicating a positive message through his music and is evident in his motto: “All Love, All The Time.” He is an amazingly talented performer and he is already building an impressive fan base from his televised performances on Showtime At The Apollo and BET’s “Wild Out Wednesdays” on 106 and Park. He has performed live in several New York City industry showcases such as Faces In The Crowd, Wild Out Wednesday, and Blaze The Stage, and has coordinated and performed live in his own multi-artist showcase.

Bradd Marquis’ first, buzz single “Radio” is already receiving air play on New York’s #1 radio station, Hot 97. World famous DJ and on-air personality Kay Slay was the first person to play the song and has already endorsed Bradd Marquis as the next, R&B powerhouse.

Discography

My album "Finding My Way" is available @ cdbaby.com/cd/braddmarquis. It includes my no. 1 hit song "Radio" which has been getting airplay on New York's #1 radio station Hot97 thanks to DJ Kay Slay.

Set List

What You Need, Eventually, Radio, and cover songs such as So Amazing, "My, My, My", stand by me. A typical set length is 15-20 minutes.