Native of Dallas, Texas, MARC TOUSSAINT purchased his first jazz records at age ten (Mel Torme, Art Tatum and Cannonball Adderly). Some thirty years later, Marc leads the premier vocal jazz/dance combo in North Texas and also performs with his "Little Big Band" at the most prestigious club, social and charity events.
The MARC TOUSSAINT COMBO is made up of seasoned jazz musicians from all over Texas and has gained a well-earned reputation for excellence and dependability.
MARC TOUSSAINT performs at the finest venues in the Southwest including Beau Nash at the Crescent Court Hotel, The Mansion on Turtle Creek, The Adolphus, The Stoneleigh, Tower Club, the Weston Stonebriar Resort and Hotel, Ruggeri's, Ridglea Country Club, Oak Cliff Country Club, Columbian Country Club, El Dorado Country Club and many others.
MARC TOUSSAINT has performed for many of the top regional Charity events including the IIDA annual Charity Ball, the Jewell Charity Ball, the Susan G. Koman Foundation and others.
MARC TOUSSAINT has performed with and for several legendary artists including Stevie Wonder, Bobbi Humphrey and Mike Love.
THE MARC TOUSSAINT COMBO has released it's fifth project through Yorktown Studios in Irving, July of 2004, entitled One For My Baby... The other recordings, MORE, OLD DEVIL MOON, and SWINGIN SINGIN' CHRISTMAS, each engineered by multi-grammy winner Phil York, are collections of some of the greatest swing, jazz and dance favorites. OLD DEVIL MOON was included in the 2003 Grammy competition and ONE FOR MY BABY was a contender as well in this year's Grammys and the single, I COVER THE WATERFRONT was included in the competition for "Best Vocal (Traditional)".
Marc lives in Dallas with his wife, Melissa, and sons and dogs.
If you enjoy the smooth smoky croon of the Jazz singers from the 40s, 50s, and 60s, you'll dig MARC TOUSSAINT and his combo. Check their performance schedule or find out more...www.mtcombo.com