“Playing multiple instruments on most shows, I’m elated that I no longer have to worry about reed prep when switching between saxophones. With Légère I just pick up and play, and still get the feel of cane.” – Marlon Boone
Marlon has a perfected talent that encompasses the Alto, Tenor and Soprano saxophones. Though he is a current resident of Tampa, Florida Marlon began his musical journey as a saxophonist at age 10 in his hometown of Pahokee, Florida.
As a graduate of both Pahokee High School and Bethune-Cookman University Marlon’s musical talent was groomed for success over years. While studying music at Bethune-Cookman University Marlon was a featured performer in the Marching Wildcat Band. Since then Marlon has continued to study music perfecting and polishing his technical skills and showmanship in a broad range of genres in music.
Over the last eleven years Marlon Boone, the artist, has traveled extensively making concert & guest appearances with his R&B Band "CITY GROOVE". Marlon’s powerful stage presence & passion for performing has become the hallmark for his solo shows. Simply aimed to amaze, woo and satisfy his audience. Marlon has performed on stage with, or opened for, music greats: Pieces Of A Dream, Saxophonist Kim Waters, The Dessert Rain Band, gospel artist Donald Lawrence, Tye Tribbett, smooth jazz trumpeter Joey Summerville, keyboardist Nathan Mitchell, guitarist JJ Sansavrio, Blake Aaron and a host of others.
Reviews have compared his talent to the late Grover Washington Jr., Kirk Wahlum, Richard Elliott & Warren Hill. Marlon’s keen and unique ear for music, coupled with soulful smooth improvisation, consistently electrifies crowds & listeners. They are left with a soulful musical experience.
Marlon Boone is a signed Recording Artist with Nevaeh Entertainment and is currently recording his first solo album, entitled: "MARLON BOONE UNLEASHED". Marlon is also a signed and endorsed artist exclusively for LA SAX Saxophones, Bari Woodwind Mouthpieces and Légère Reeds.
Marlon continues to perform & tour locally throughout the Southeast Region while preparing to embark on his first WORLD TOUR.