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Posted by Marbin on Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Marbin is a progressive jazz-rock band based in Chicago.
“Marbin’s third album delivers track after track of spirited performances.” – Guitar Player Magazine Editor’s April Faves
“Last Chapter of Dreaming (2013) is the very definition of “mind blowing”, it has everything you could wish for in rock, jazz, fusion, blues, prog rock and world music. The album is not boring for a second!…the record surprises, engages, captivates and gives me a total and original music experience like no other.” – Icon Music Mag
“Marbin is truly a great and powerful band. Last Chapter of Dreaming is stylistically eclectic, modern jazz-rock album full of energy, great performances, and high quality compositions.” – Sound Guardian
Marbin has a unique story that stands out in today’s music world. With a do-it-yourself approach, Marbin started touring in 2011 and has played over a thousand shows since, bringing their original instrumental music everywhere in the states that they could book a show. After well over a thousand shows and over 15,000 album sold, Marbin has gained thousands of fans all over the US. Marbin has released four albums with Moonjune Records: Marbin (2009), Breaking the Cycle (2011) , Last Chapter of Dreaming (2013) and The Third Set (2014). Marbin‘s fifth album Aggressive Hippies is about to be released in the second half of 2015.
In addition to their regular schedule, Marbin has toured with Scott Henderson’s trio, which included Mike Clark and Jeff Berlin, and Allan Holdsworth’s trio with Yellow Jackets’ bassist Jimmy Haslip and drummer Virgil Donati of Planet X. Marbin has also recorded and performed with drummer Paul Wertico, (Pat Metheny Group), bassist Steve Rodby (Pat Metheny Group), percussionist Jamey Haddad (Paul Simon), Wayne Krantz, and more.