Marquis

Marquis

BandJazzR&B

Saxophonist and singer weaving smooth jazz, urban, and R&B into original compositions. Tunes and vocals evocative of Kenny G, George Brooks, and BeBe Winans. Approaches music as a form of sacred activism, bringing a unique blend of original music, poetry, and conversation to his live performances.

Biography

Piercing the hearts of his listeners with melodies transcending time and emotion, MarQuis has shared stages and performed on albums with Kirk Franklin, Yolanda Adams, Backstreet Boys, Fred Hammond, Ben Tankard, and others. His performance and production experience includes work on Grammy and Dove Award nominated projects

MarQuis privately released his first CD, U-B-U, produced by Ben Tankard and Fred Hammond.

Through his music, poetry, writing, and speaking, MarQuis ignites fresh perspectives on success and personal fulfillment, sharing practical strategies and motivation to achieve effortless living. A founding partner of the Little Rock based creative and business incubation consultancy, Group 622, MarQuis is a thought leader in personal and organizational productivity. His innovative coaching skills are sought after by individuals, executives, performers, businesses, and organizations. An award-winning musician and acclaimed public speaker, MarQuis embraces each encounter with a unique presence and engaging style. His live performances blend original music, poetry, and conversation to create a fertile atmosphere for effortless living. When MarQuis isn't coaching, performing, writing or hanging out in Starbucks, you can find him in his kitchen preparing one of his trademark gourmet dishes and sharing life with his friends.

Discography

U-B-U - 1993