Marvin D 2000
Born in Furstenfeldbruck AB, Germany, and raised in such diverse lands and cultures as Italy, Japan, California, New York, New Mexico, Missouri, etc., as an Air Force dependent, resulted in a dazzling kaleidoscope of astounding musical creativity. Self-compelled to tragically skip classes throughout High School, Military Academies and Colleges in favor of practicing songwriting on any available keyboard instrument, Marvin D is a truly possessed consummate artist. Experience and awards include International Lyric writing award, numerous local radio and television appearances, solo performances, keyboardist for diverse Blues, Reggae and R&B bands, state songwriting and performing competitions and writing for theatre such as William Saroyan's play TIME OF YOUR LIFE. Marvin D --- now an electronically reborn one man eclectic singer/ songwriter/ performer who truly has something often of genuis, for everyone! Influences: The Fourth Way-metaphysics, Dr. Hulda Clark-health, Ken Roberts-commodities, Dr. Wen Wenger-imagestreaming, Gabriel Cousins-diet and Michael Hewitt-Gleeson-School of Thought (SOT). Similar Artists: Prince, Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, Marvin Gaye, Duncan Sheik, Chick Corea, Elton John, Yes, Emerson Lake and Palmer, Iron Butterfly, Bach, Beethoven, Mendelson, Tchaikovsky, Amadeus Mozart, Art Tatum, Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, Al Green, Tim Rice, Earl Grant, Moes Allison, B.B. King, etc.,. these are my mentors....