Marcus Strickland

Marcus Strickland was born in Gainesville, Florida, & grew up in Miami. His musical studies began at age eleven, playing principal alto saxophone in his middle school's symphonic & concert Bands. By high school he switched to the tenor, since most of his heroes were jazz tenor saxophonists. Because of his enthusiasm towards music & the accolades he received for his talent, Marcus aspired to be a professional jazz recording artist. Along with his twin brother, E.J. Strickland, who has reciprocal talent on the drums, Marcus moved to New York to study at the Mannes Jazz Program at the New School for Social Research. Before graduation, Marcus had already achieved many facets of starting his musical career. In his early twenties, tenor & soprano saxophonist Marcus Strickland is a significant contributor to fertile jazz scene of New York City. With a gorgeous tone & unabashed command of...

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Marcus Strickland Albums

2 records