NEW Uplifting Jazz Instrumental CD:
Dennis Marcellino's
Onward and Upward CD

This CD is about energy and joy. It features Dennis on Sax, Flute and Clarinet, and includes the classic standard "When A Man Loves A Woman" (during which Dennis plays the highest note ever recorded on the sax), a soulful ballad version of "Standin' On The Corner", and 5 original songs ... a sax song ("Happiness") in an upbeat, energetic, modern style; a fast-moving flute song that sounds like a movie sound track ("Onward & Upward"); a nostalgic clarinet song ("1930's Kind Of Laid Back"); a romantic song that moves from ballad to bossa to samba and back to bossa again ("At Last"); and another romantic song that moves from ballad to joy ("Our New Love").

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Beautiful Instrumentals Masterfully Performed.
Experience an Uplifting Feeling of Joy, beauty and Energy!
A great listening experience with sax, flute and clarinet.
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Reviews for some of Dennis' Music:

"I can’t remember when I’ve been so entranced by an album.
Marcellino is a master virtuoso.
5 STARS!”
Wayne Thompson, Jazzscene Magazine
(For the "Evening To Remember" CD, re-released as "Tenderly")

"The greatest saxophonist
on the planet!"
"Spotlight" review, Vision Music

"(sigh) Absolutely gorgeous! The first two cuts just absolutely floored me. I thought they were just dazzling. Many cuts on this CD are absolutely beautiful."
Ken O'Brien, DJ, KGON-FM, Portland, Oregon


"The NEW BEGINNING CD puts me into ecstasy.
Dennis has been given a beautiful gift from God."
Lynn Hoffman, Fiat Voluntas Tua, Tracy, CA

"Dennis Marcellino's music is totally phenomenal! I mean, REALLY. I don't impress easily, and I'm beyond impressed. I'm blown away"
Carl Spagnuolo, Musical Director for Bo Diddley and entertainment attorney, Boca Raton, FL

"If there is a better sax player in the world, I haven't heard him."
Carter Knox, entertainment director,
Fred Meyer Corporation (the #1 retail music
outlet on the west coast

"You are magical with woodwinds and reeds...in fact, you make Kenny G sound like a novice..."
Steve Steinfeld, Beggars Road Music, top record search firm


Track Listings:

1. Happiness    
2. When a Man Loves a Woman    
3. Onward and Upward    
4. 1930's Kind of Laid Back    
5. Our New Love    
6. Standing on the corner    
7. At Last    

About the Artist:
Dennis Marcellino is master musician, saxophonist, vocalist and instrumentalist.
He is a former member of some very famous bands including: The Tokens (the band who had the hit, "The Lion Sleeps Tonight"), Sly & The Family Stone, The Elvin Bishop Group, and Rubicon.

With these groups he recorded 10 albums. As a solo artist he had the #1 selling cassette in the Northwest in 1992 & 1993 ("It’s Christmas"); a 1994 CD release "Daddy’s Home"; a 1999 release titled "New Beginning"; and a 2002 CD titled "The Spirit Of Christmas".

Besides being a member of the above groups, over the years he’s recorded and toured as a musician/vocalist with Sha Na Na, Rare Earth, 3 Dog Night, The Electric Flag, Graham Central Station, Billy Preston, Leon Russell, The Coasters, The Drifters, various Motown recordings, among others.

He has also been a special guest star on many television shows, including The Tracey Ullman Show, American Bandstand and Merv Griffin.

He scored and performed the music for a number of movies, and sang the lead and played sax on two songs in "Sweet Bird Of Youth", starring Elizabeth Taylor and Mark Harmon.

Relatives who achieved acclaim in music:
Jerry Marcellino (Motown writer and producer for Michael Jackson, Diana Ross, Bobby Darin, The Jackson 5, +), Jocko Marcellino (leader of Sha Na Na), Vince Guaraldi (1st cousin once removed), 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).

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