A Leicester jazz artist has been named as one of the top 100 musicians in a revolutionary new music competition.
Marcus Joseph has been nominated in the competition and is in with the chance of winning a career-changing opportunity.
A man of many talents, Marcus is a saxophonist, spoken word artist, composer and writer, and describes his music as a 'warm fusion of Jazz, reggae, hip-hop and contemporary music'.
The competition, run by Salute Music Makers, now puts him in for a chance of winning £50,000 in cash - and a place in the final of the Unsigned Music Awards.
It's half of a half?
This quarters different
Stop long enough try just listen👂
Coiled round the remains of industries past and present 🏭
A serpentine whisper galvanised in reverence
Reverberating sounds from the street below even though its future is unknown
It's not really a saxophone 🎷 nor a dragon 🐉
Some say it's a representation of various shapely musical instruments where the music had to be imagined... 💭
Reflecting Tib streets fashion in all its glory
Different, Unique even Naughty! 😜
Snippet of a performance I did along with 13 other amazing creatives at Band on the Wall in Manchester for the Brighter Sound Emerging Musicians Programme with Eska - Are you here residency.
I was lucky enough to be apart of the Brighter Sound ESKA - Are You Here residency which I really enjoyed. I learnt valuable lessons and loved being amongst amazing creatives and ESKA...