Marty Q Bio
Marty Q, saxophonist / singer / songwriter, born and raised in CT has been on the National music scene for only a few years and put out his first National Release titled “Table for 2” in Jan. 2010.
Marty has written 3 songs that have made it to commercial radio.
After Marty stamped his sweet soprano sax sound on "My Girl" on Shanachie Records compilation CD titled "Smooth Jazz Plays Motown's Favorite Love Songs" Marty teamed up with the producer Chris "Big Dog" Davis to do his own project titled “Table For 2”. A lush CD with a blend of melodic tunes featuring Marty's signature angelic soprano sax and some very flavorful tenor expressions too.
Growing up the youngest of 7 children Marty was influenced by all styles of Music, mainly Jazz, R&B and Rock. Marty played clarinet and drums at an early age of 6 years old.
It wasn't until High School that Marty played sax. Marty throughout High School and college played in clubs drumming and singing and did some studio work as well.
Producer Chris Davis credits include writing & producing 6 tracks on Najee's "My point of View" CD (2005) which went #1 in Jazz for Billboard Charts. He also produced for Phil Perry, Maysa, Kim Waters, & Marion Meadows & many more Smooth Jazz artists.
Marty Q’s live show is always satisfying, along with his soulful vocals. Marty is versatile while playing alto, tenor and soprano sax.
To date Marty Q has sold 35,000 CD’s and downloads combined as an independent artist.
"Only a few guys in the business play that sweet soft tone on soprano"
- Chris "Big Dog" Davis -
"Marty's tone is Superior" - Neil Reshen (former mgr. of Miles Davis)