Marcus - from Detroit, Michigan - was first signed by Al Teller of United Artists Records (now EMI Capitol). Taking us residence in LA he recorded the classic heavy metal ‘Marcus’ album which was re-released on Zoom Records throughout Europe and the US in 2001. The band consisted of Gene Black - now guitarist for Joe Cocker ; Sandy Genero - drummer for Pat Travers and Tim Bogart of Vanilla Fudge on Bass.
Marcus has performed at the Royal Albert Hall, Burnley and Colne Festivals in the UK; Harlebeke Blues Festival in Belgium; the Bospop Festival in Holland; Valdagno(Vicenza)Blues Festival in Italy; and various UK Art Centres and Blues Clubs.
Marcus is presently working the European blues circuit, festivals and concert halls including tours of Belgium and the Netherlands. He performed at the The Kwadendamme Festival NL (May), Luxembourg Festival (July), Huntenpop Festival (August) and Tegelen NL and Oisterwijk Festivals NL in September 2011.
Marcus has written, produced and recorded his album “One More Time” which was released on Redline Music label in 1999. The title song “One More Time” is featured on ‘Blueprint 99 –The Best of The British Blues’ album.
The second album -’Walkin’ Shoes’- was released in August 2002 on the and features some of the UK’s finest blues musicians. The track ‘Take It To Heart’ is featured on Blues In Britain 2002 - ‘The Best of British Blues’ album.
The third album ‘Blue Radio’ was released in early 2005. The album also features guest spots from two of Britains finest musicians Paul Jones and Papa George. The song ‘Mama Said’ co-written with guitarist Stuart Dixon is featured on ‘The Best of British Blues” 2005.
The fourth album “Hurricane“ was released in March 2007 and received great reviews in several rock publications and traditional blues magazines including ‘Rock Tribune‘ in Belgium & ‘Bluesnews‘ in Germany.
The fifth album 'Let The Sunshine In " -- recorded in the UK --was released 25 April 2011 in the UK , NL and BE through Cadiz Distribution. The album is due for release in Germany 17 November 2011. The title song was co-written with Gene Black, Marcus' guitarist in the original 'Marcus' band. Gene is presently the guitarist for the Joe Cocker band. The album features Stuart Dixon on guitar (Never The Bride); Chris Nugent on drums (White Pigeon) and Johan Buys on Bass(Roachford). Also featured on the album are guitarists Dan Smith (The Noisettes), Julian Burdock (24 Pesos), Robin Bibi (Robin Bibi Band), and Sean Nolan (Sligo) . On keys Moz Gamble (24 Pesos). Also on drums is Richard Newman (Rory Gallagher), and on bass Jamie Lawrence (Jet Tricks).