Marlene is a vibrant, sophisticated, and accomplished Contemporary Jazz Vocalist. Marlene moves effortlessly through Classic Jazz Standards, Smoky Blues, Great American Songbook, Smooth/Contemporary Jazz, Brazilian/Latin, and Contemporary genres giving each her own spin. Her distinctive style and dimension evoke a stellar performance filled with a unique blend of warmth, originality, and sparkle. Marlene’s smooth and soulful voice transports the listener into the song’s essence.
Marlene’s International appeal is heightened through her repertoire of songs sung in English, French, Portuguese, Spanish and Italian.
Along with performing with her own band, Marlene has recorded with acclaimed artists including Grammy Award winning Saxophonist Joe Henderson. Marlene has written and recorded her own album, “Where Do We Go From Here?”
Marlene's voice has been heard on numerous national radio and television commercials including United Airlines, Kellogg's, General Mills, and Oldsmobile. The Sony Corporation contracted her to write, arrange, produce and perform music for use by Sony/Saab in the United States, and Japan has further cemented her reputation in these facets of the industry.