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Musician. Bassist. Educator. Clinician. Composer


Released June 21st on

Origin Records! 

New CD released on June 21st, 2019 on Origin Records!

Featuring NEA Master Kenny Barron, Lewis Nash, And special "appearance" by Christian McBride and Tom Burrell.

A Special Thank-you to all the Go Fund Me Sponsors for your help with Post Production!!

I so appreciate it!

GFM is still active if you wish to be a sponsor. 

*If you want a CD, Go to PayPal (for $20), e-mail me

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MLK Downloads can be purchased here                

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*New Documentary in 360 Virtual Reality, on the making of this recording has won 2 awards! See Trailer....

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Midwest Record (Chris Spector)
C'mon, albums like this write their own reviews. Rosenberg surrounded by Kenny Barron and Lewis Nash with Chris McBride and Robert Irving lurking in the background? What else is there to say? With music informed by years of knowing each other and living now in unsettling times akin to the good old civil rights days, this is a bridge date that li ...
Downbeat (Dave Cantor)
EDITOR'S PICKS, July 2019 If you don't know bassist Marlene Rosenberg from her work with Paul Wertico or Ed Thigpen, OK. But she's gigged with a virtual murderers' row of players and had Makaya McCraven in her group before most folks had heard the drummer's name. Origin label honcho and drummer John Bishop had been paying attention, though. ...

All About Jazz (Dan Bilawsky)
4-STARS There's MLK, and then there's MLK. In this particular context we're talking about a three-letter acronym referencing the musical union of bassist Marlene Rosenberg, drummer Lewis Nash, and pianist Kenny Barron. And in broader terms those initials obviously point to the late Martin Luther King, Jr. With MLK Convergence the sounds of the for ...
Jazz Weekly (George W Harris)
No, this is not a tribute to the legacy of Martin Luther King, but instead the MLK monicker refers to the first letter of the names of bassist/leader Marlene Rosenberg, drummer Lewis Nash and pianist Kenny Barron. You can also throw in Christian McBride for a couple cameos, as he bows on the hip blues "And Still We Rise" and digs a deep pulse for ..

August 16, 2019-Lucy Smith Group-Ogden Park, Chicago 7-8:30

August 21,2019- Jared Bufe-Fitzgerald's Sidebar-Berwyn 8P

August 22-25, 2019 Gary Bartz Quartet at

The Jazz Showcase-Chicago 8 & 10P

August 27 Piano Forte- 6P Miguel DeLacerna Duo

WDCB Sponsored and recorded Live.

August 27-Sept. 1, 2019 Ira Sullivan Group-The Jazz Showcase-Chicago 8 & 10P

(August 27, 2019)


Marlene Rosenberg Trio-Winters Jazz Club-Playing music from Bill Evans Songbook 7:30/9:30P

Sept 13, 2019-Lucy Smith Washington Park Refectory-Chicago 7-8:30P

Sept. 28, 2019-Marlene Rosenberg Trio-Hyde Park Jazz Festival- Hyde Park Bank  5:30-6:30

Oct. 4 & 5 Denise Thimes Group-Winter's Jazz Club 7:30/9:30

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