Marcus Shelby Quartet – A Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Presented by Community School of Music and Arts

Marcus Shelby Quartet celebrates the legacy of the civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in a special tribute concert. The quartet will play arrangements from Shelby’s “Soul of the Movement: Meditations on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.” album and other spirituals. Marcus Shelby is a composer, bassist, bandleader, and educator who currently lives in San Francisco. His work focuses on the history, present and future of African American lives, social movements and music education. The concert will be online-only, livestreamed on YouTube at

Learn more about Marcus Shelby on the Arts4All blog at

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Marcus Shelby Bassist
Bill Ortiz Trumpeter
Luis Manuel Gonzales Peralta Pianist
Sylvia Cuenca Drummer