A Specialist in Pre-Bebop Jazz Trumpet

Marc has been listening to classic jazz his entire life and is dedicated to keeping the traditions of the great early jazz trumpet players alive. His specialties are the jazz trumpet styles of the 1920’s and ‘30s, and he also has a deep interest in jazz history that started when he began collecting records as a teenager.  Marc has performed with many groups around the world including Hal Smith’s Rhythmakers, Narvin Kimball’s All Stars, Carl Sonny Leyland, Dave Stuckey’s Hot House Gang and the Hoot Owls, Clint Baker’s New Orleans Jazz Band, the Reynolds Brothers, the High Sierra Jazz Band, The Western Swing All Stars and Barbara Dane and with bands led by his wife, vocalist Dawn Lambeth.  In addition to leading his own groups he has also put together groups to back up blues legends Little Charlie Baty and Duke Robillard.  In 2022 he was inducted into the Western Swing Society Hall of Fame.   Marc is a regular member of the Holland-Coots Quintet, and Carl Sonny Leyland’s Boogie Woogie Boys and leads the Sierra Stompers and the Back O Town All Stars.