credit: Benji Reid

Presented by Jazz re:freshed Outernational

Marcus Joseph

Mar 15, 2023

8:00pm – 8:40pm CT

Sellers Underground

Musician and spoken word artist Marcus Joseph aspires to be an instrument of change. Whether playing a proud role in his local Leicester community, lending his talents to perform for George Cole - the city’s first black mayor - or paying homage to his Afro-Caribbean roots through songs charged with the righteousness energy of reggae music, the spirited lyricist and Alto Saxophonist possesses the gift to uplift.

A seasoned live performer, Marcus has been known to bring the noise as part of hip hop/rock/punk influenced jazz quartet Major Ruse; has supported the likes of Oscar Jerome, Blue Lab Beats and The Blackbyrds; as well as playing alongside luminaries such as Dennis Rollins, Tony Kofi, Arun Ghosh, Dave O'Higgins, Abram Wilson, Gary Crosby and Eska.

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Leicester, UK-ENGLAND