Young phenom from South Carolina, Marcus King is a songwriter, guitarist, singer and bandleader with the musical ability and experience of a mature bluesman. Growing up in Greenville, Marcus rattled the blues strings and his sense of rhythm from an early age, playing with his father, famed bluesman Marvin King. . On this adventure he is accompanied by Jack Ryan on drums and percussion, Stephen Campbell on bass, Matt Jennings on keyboard and organ, Dean Mitchell on sax and Justin Johnson on trumpet, trombone and backing vocals.
The band's recording debut was in 2015 with Soul Insightpublished on the label Evil Teen Records by Warren Hayneswhich achieved considerable success and reached the number position in the Blues Album Chart by Billboard. The second album, The Marcus King Band (Fantasy Records, 2016) is a project that showcases King's highest qualities with its soul-influenced psychedelic Southern rock, and hosts a host of mentors and collaborators including Dereck Trucks e Warren. The band's latest studio work is El Dorado, released by Fantasy Records in January 2020.
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