Dennis Marcellino Music History:
Bands and Music Releases

2002

Dennis Marcellino (Lighthouse) - "The Spirit of Christmas" CD

2001

Dennis Marcellino/Mark Stefani (Lighthouse) - "Tenderly" 
 
5 star review in Jazzscene Magazine

1999

Dennis Marcellino (Lighthouse) - "New Beginning"
 
"When it comes to soul, Dennis Marcellino redefines the term. His remarkable tone and feel are full of passion and soulful expression." Bob Carlisle, Grammy and Dove Award winning writer and singer of "Butterfly Kisses"

1996 

Dennis Marcellino/Mark Stefani (Sugo) - "An Evening To Remember" 

1996

Rubicon - "Cal Jam 2" (CBS album reissue on Sony CD)
 
The largest paid-ticket event in history: 250,000 tickets sold (350,000 attended)
1994 Dennis Marcellino (Lighthouse) - "Daddy's Home"  

1992-93

Dennis Marcellino (Lighthouse) - "It's Christmas"  (single)
The #1 selling cassette in the Northwest in 1992 & 1993.
1985-93
The Tokens (the band who once had the hit, "The Lion Sleeps Tonight") - (RCA)-1 Album/CD-1988 "ReDooWopp"
1984-85

Kyle Henderson Band
(Sparrow Records) - 1 album "More Than The Look Of Love"
1976-80
Rubicon (20th Century Fox)- 2 albums, (Columbia) "Rubicon" and "America Dreams" and 1 album "Cal Jam 2"
1974-76
Sly & The Family Stone (Epic)- 3 albums "High On You",
"Heard Ya Missed Me Well I'm Back", "Greatest Hits"
1971-73
The Elvin Bishop Group (Epic)- 2 albums "Rock My Soul",
"Greatest Hits"
1969-70
Creation (with Leon Patillo) - Studio 10 Records 
"This Is The Beginning"

1968-69

The Electric Flag (Columbia) 


Other albums I played on:
1978 Mike Bloomfield & Friends "Count Talent & The Originals"
1977 Graham Central Station "Now Do U Wanta Dance"

BESIDES BEING A MEMBER OF THE BANDS LISTED ABOVE HE WAS ALSO A FORMER MUSICIAN/VOCALIST WITH:
Sha Na Na, Rare Earth, The Spencer Davis Group, Otis Day & The Knights, The Coasters, Danny & The Juniors, Blues Image, +. Once musical director for: The Shirelles, The Drifters, and Fabian. 

STUDIO EXPERIENCE 

Over 50 albums and singles in the Billboard Top 100 which include the above plus: Mike Bloomfield & Friends, Graham Central Station, Billy Preston, etc. 

 TELEVISION CREDITS

American Bandstand, Merv Griffin, Midnight Special, Cal Jam 2 Special, Truth Or Consequences, March Of Dimes Telethon, Throb, 2 On The Town, PBS special "Let's Rock Tonight", CNN Headline News, Showibiz Today, The Tracey Ullman Show (2 shows, including the sketch of the year) +. 
 

 FILM CREDITS

(Producer, writer, arranger, musician and engineer)

Films that have included Talia Shire, Vic Tayback, Ursula Andress, Marcello Mastroianni, Peter Ustinov, Nancy Kwan, Victor Buono, Donald Pleasance, John Carradine, Leslie Caron, Catherine Bach, Michelle Phillips, +

Sang lead on 2 songs (including the opening) in "Sweet Bird of Youth" (1989) starring Elizabeth Taylor and Mark Harmon.

 

RELATIVES IN THE MUSIC BUSINESS

Jerry Marcellino (writer and producer for Michael Jackson, Diana Ross, Bobby Darin, The Jackson 5, +), Jocko Marcellino (leader of Sha Na Na), Vince Guaraldi, Sonny Bono, Muzzy Marcellino (who whistled the hit soundtrack for "The High And The Mighty", "The Good, The Bad And The Ugly", the theme from "Lassie", and was bandleader for "The Art Linkletter Show"), Mark Stefani, and Gene Marcellino (former bass player for Gary Lewis and The Playboys).