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Marlon Martinez & Marlonius Sextet
Marlon Martinez & Marlonius Sextet

Wed, Mar 01


Sam First

Marlon Martinez & Marlonius Sextet

Marlon Martinez (bass), Tim Rachbach (drums), Alex Williams (piano), Jake Chapman (vibraphone), Tristan Cappel (alto saxophone), Jay Jennings (trumpet)

Mar 01, 2023, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM

Sam First, 6171 W Century Blvd #180, Los Angeles, CA 90045, USA

Hailing from Los Angeles, Marlon Martinez is a young virtuoso bassist and composer who has toured with a wide range of artists, notably Stewart Copeland, Mike Garson and Quatuor Ebène. Marlon is the protégé of mentor Stanley Clarke, a classical graduate of the Colburn Conservatory of Music, and he studied with legendary jazz bassist Ron Carter in New York City. Marlon is the music director and composer of his LA big band, Marlonius Jazz Orchestra. As a recipient of Colburn School’s 2020 New Venture Competition, and as a Colburn Amplify Series artist-in-residence, Marlon has recorded a special tribute to Billy Strayhorn with Marlonius Jazz Orchestra in 2022, with music materials provided by Billy Strayhorn Songs, Inc. Marlon’s classical orchestral experience includes Verbier Festival Orchestra, New West Symphony, and San Diego Symphony. Marlon’s 2017 debut album Yours Truly is available worldwide with reviews by All About Jazz and L.A. Jazz Scene.

All shows at Sam First are 21+ (no one under the age of 21 will be permitted)

Show Times: 7:30pm & 9:00pm, and a separate ticket is required for each show.

Refunds are only honored up to 24 hours before the scheduled showtime.

Notice of Recording: Sam First live streams and records all concerts. By entering Sam First, you understand that your image and/or voice might be included in those recordings. Sam First reserves the right to use any photography, video or audio recording taken at this event, without the expressed written permission of those included within the photograph/video.


  • 1st set ticket (7:30pm)

    One ticket is good for one set of music only. Student discount code : SAM1STUDENT

  • 2nd set ticket (9:00pm)

    One ticket is good for one set of music only. Student discount code : SAM1STUDENT




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