Marcel

Jazz Band from Guilford, CT - Will travel up to 3000 miles
MEMBER SINCE 2007

$900 - $4800 per event
About
Marcel & BEYOND the SUN is an Jazz Quartet, performing shows and concerts they have been well received by many, recorded and heard on many radio and TV shows. There performances have included small to large audiences, corporate events as well as private Jazz Parties. Shows and Concerts are Jazz with a contemporized edge using multimedia and guest vocalists. Marcel, drummer and producer of BEYOND the SUN is available for festivals, private Jazz parties and for profit appearances. The show is 1 to 2 hours in length and has specific themes for seasonal performances as well as for customized events. What makes Marcel and Beyond the Sun special is that their performances have helped raise funds and awareness for non-profit causes across the country.


About Marcel:
Recording Artist and Motivational Speaker, Marcel P. Blanchet

While studying at Berklee College of Music, he became involved in and studied Commercial Jingle writing. He began working with the television station WJAR TV 10 in Providence Rhode Island, writing jingle and news intros, and recording commercial spots. This led him down the road to recording drums and percussion for others, including touring and playing drums in the Broadway shows, Ain 't Misbehavin ', Guys and Dolls, Jesus Christ Superstar, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream coat and ElJohn a Tribute to Elvis. After moving to Florida and getting involved with CBS and the Miami sound in the early 1980s, he started recording and performing with CBS recording artist, Richard Williams and MCA recording artist Tony Chance. Working with Eddie Fisher, the Ink Spots, The Platters and playing shows, night clubs, concert halls and going on the road touring with many touring acts and shows. Marcel landed in Nashville, Tennessee, where he continued recording jingles, Radio and TV commercials sound tracks and production music used in documentaries and corporate presentations and started to work with SONY Tree Productions, " I was recording for songwriters who wanted to land their own recording deals". Sony/ATV Music Publishing Nashville, works include Brooks & Dunn, Lee Ann Womack and Blake Shelton and many others.

Marcel is now in demand as a drum clinician motivational speaker.
Endorsed by Zildjian Cymbals, PEACE drums and percussion he is known as an expert in the field, he demonstrates new drum and percussion products and uses his drumming skills to motivate his audiences to keep on striving for greater accomplishments. Sharing his story and lessons learned with audiences of all ages, he strengthens attitudes and helps build creativity.
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2009
Nov
21
Creekside Cultural Center
Lenhartsville, PA
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
2009
Jul
18
Wedding
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
2009
Jul
12
The Beach House Restuarant - Jazz Brunch
Milford, CT
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
2009
Jul
5
Guilford CT Green - Outdoor Concert
Guilford, CT
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
2009
Jun
27
In Concert
Branford, CT
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
2009
May
16
In Concert - Eastern Greenwich Civic Center
Greenwich, CT
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
2009
Mar
22
Recording Session - Cedar Creek Studios
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
2009
Mar
21
Recording Session - Cedar Creek Studio
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
2009
Mar
7
The Mansion
New Haven, CT
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
2009
Mar
6
The Mansion
New Haven, CT
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
2008
Dec
13
Jazz @ The Mansion
New Haven, CT
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
2008
Nov
15
Wisdom of the Dream Concert
New Haven, CT
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Bye Bye Blackbird
Miles Davis
Stella by Starlight
Miles Davis
Blue in Green
Miles Davis
Dolphin Dance
Herbie Hancock
Watermelon Man
Herbie Hancock
Satin Doll
Duke Ellington
I Got it Bad
Duke Ellington
It Don't Mean A Thing
Duke Ellington
Blue Monk
Thelonious Monk
Straight No Chaser
Thelonious Monk
Round Midnight
Thelonious Monk
Waltz for Debby
Bill Evans
My Heart Stood Still
Bill Evans
Beautiful Love
Bill Evans
Triste
Jobim
The Girl From Ipanema
Jobim
Invitation
Kaper/Washington
All Blues
Miles Davis
Windows
Chick Corea
Goodbye Porkpie Hat
Charles Mingus
I Thought About You
Coltrane
I'm Old Fashioned
Coltrane
Blue Trane
Coltrane
My Favorite Things
Coltrane
In Your Own Sweet Way
Brubeck
I Love You
Cole Porter
All of You
Cole Porter
Every Time We Say Goodbye
Cole Porter
A Night in Tunisia
Dizzy Gilespie
Anthropology
Charlie Parker
Confirmation
Charlie Parker
But Not For Me
Gershwin
Our Love is Here To Stay
Gershwin
Fly Me to the Moon
Sinatra
Angel Eyes
Sinatra
I've Got You Under My Skin
Cole Porter (Sinatra)
The Way You Look Tonight
Sinatra
Somewhere Over the Rainbow
Harold Arlen
Embraceable You
Gershwin
I Have Dreamed
Rodgers/Hammerstein
This Nearly Was Mine
Rodgers/Hammerstein
Imagination
Ella Fitzgerald
Sandy's Blues
Oscar Peterson
Moonlight in Vermont
Ella Fitzgerald
Yes or No
Wayne Shorter
Footprints
Wayne Shorter
Someday My Prince Will Come
Miles Davis
C Jam Blues
Count Basie
Autumn Leaves
Johnny Mercer
All the Things You Are
Jerome Kern
Afro Blue
Mongo Santamaria
Song for my Father
Horace Silver
Cantaloupe Island
Herbie Hancock
Jazz Band
Proms
Weddings
Baby Showers
Bar Mitzvahs
Celebrations
Funerals
Happy Hours
Picnic
Bachelorette Parties
Concerts
Bat Mitzvahs
Bridal Showers
Events
Bachelor Parties
Banquets
Christenings
Conventions
Festivals
Fundraisers
Halloween Parties
Meetings
Birthday Parties (Kids)
Birthday Parties (Adult)
First Communions
Luau Parties
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Engagement Parties
Family Reunions
Rehearsal Dinners
Please note Marcel will also travel to Madison, North Branford, Branford, Killingworth, Marion, Northford, Cheshire, Clinton, Milldale, Pequabuck, East Haven, New Haven, North Haven, Durham, Hamden, Wallingford, Higganum, Unionville, Westbrook, Chester.
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