Marlo, has written songs for and or with:
The Pointer Sisters, The Emotions, Minnie Riperton,
Tata Vega, Syreeta Wright, Earth Wind & Fire, Buddy Miles, Maxayn, Mandre’, "CIX BITS", Ramsey Lewis,
Booker “T” Jones, Paulinho De Costa and Deniece Williams.
As a guitarist, arranger, producer, MARLO has performed on more than 50 GOLD AND PLATINUM ALBUMS/CDs to date...
Michael Jackson, Quincy Jones, The Pointer Sisters, Diana Ross,
Marvin Gaye, Cher, Janet Jackson, Minnie Riperton, Van Morrison,
Buddy Miles, The Temptations, Ray Charles, Rufus/Chaka Kahn,
Tom Jones, Gil Scott-Heron, Rita Coolidge, Nancy Wilson, Ramsey Lewis,
Earth Wind & Fire, Patti LaBelle, Seals & Croft, The Jacksons,
Gato Barberie, Dusty Springfield, Brenda Russell, Ahmad Jamal,
Joe Sample, Johnny Mathis, Deniece Williams, Smoky Robinson,
The Emotions, D.J. Rogers, Lamont Dozier, Lenny White,
Eddie Henderson, The Gap Band, Sly Stone, Bette Midler, Dr. John,
Phyllis Hyman, The Dells, Maxayn and Norman Connors .
M5” is Marlo’s Hip Hop moniker and the name of his production company.
Hip Hop Discography:
Starting in 1993 performing on Hip Hop projects from The East
Coast’s “Dove Shack” and “KRS-1” to
The West Coast’s “Snoop Dogg” and Tupac.
Marlo is presently composing music to underscore Chris Gardner’s audio book version of his best selling book and highly acclaimed film “The Pursuit of Happyness”. The project's announcement of release will be soon.
Musical Director for “East Meets West” a musical play about the merger of Chinese and American musical cultures during the 19th and 20th centuries. Performed in five Chinese cities.
Just completed a Ole School R&B project with artist drummer/singer John Young, entitled"Never Never Never Give Up"...you're gonna love this one!
Collaborating with a wonderful blues singer Sherry Pruitt, surely to be a "new school blues" classic CD scheduled for fall 2011 release.
Buddy Miles, Maxayn, Stevie Wonder, Minnie Riperton, Seals & Croft, Ray Charles, The Mighty Rhythm Tribe, Bobby Womack and Lester Chambers.
Marlo & Michael Jackson
Marlo & Quincy Jones
Marlo preforming with Minnie Riperton
Marlo with Ruth & Anita Pointer of
The Pointer Sisters
Marlo with Maurice White of Earth Wind & Fire
Marlo preforming with Stevie Wonder on tour in 1973
Marlo and George Massenberg
Solo performances 2010
Buddy Miles trio
UCLA "IT'S ALL CONNECTED" BLUES NITE 2005
Buddy Miles trio rehearsal 2006
With Buddy Miles and Leon Hendrix, TV show taping.
"New York Kinda Thang" performance
With Taj Mahal at NAMM 2011
Marlo and Mike of ZT at NAMM 2011
1974 Ibanez endorsement advertisement