Dennis Marcellino Reviews & Quotes

Music Reviews:

DADDY'S HOME CD

"If there's a better sax player than Dennis Marcellino in the world, I haven't heard him."
Carter Knox
, Fred Meyer Corp. (the #1 retail music outlet on the west coast)

"When it comes to talent, soul and technical virtuosity, in my book Dennis Marcellino has no equal!"
Vision Music Newsletter, April 2000

"The Best version of 'The Lion Sleeps Tonight' I've ever heard!"
Ken O'Brien, DJ, KISN-FM (the #1 radio station in Portland, OR)

"You are magical with woodwinds and reeds...in fact, you make Kenny G sound like a novice..."
Steve Steinfeld, Beggars Road Music, top record search firm


"All the remakes on this CD sound better than the originals!"
Bart Brodsky, Publisher of "Open Exchange", Berkeley, California

"Dennis Marcellino has a great voice. I've been singing professionally for over 30 years and can really appreciate it. Ya' don't hear very many good vocalists these days!!"
Rick Reed, Mp3.com

"Dennis Marcellino's music is totally phenomenal! I mean, REALLY... the solo in "Bring it on Home To Me" just completely blew me away! And Amazing Grace is so completely soul-ful! I don't impress easily, and I'm beyond impressed. I'm blown away"
Carl Spagnuolo, Musical Director for Bo Diddley and entertainment attorney, Boca Raton, FL
(Amazing Grace is on the New Beginning CD)

"I absolutely love this CD! Dennis is so-o-o talented. My thanks to Dennis for making such beautiful music. He has a beautiful voice, and tremendous instrumental talent. I hope this CD makes it big because this is something too great for the human race to not have!"
Theresa Lina, Concert pianist, Atlanta, Georgia

"This CD is great! I've been playing 'Unchained Melody' over and over. It's head over heels better than the original."
Leslie Nicolaides, Ludwig Publishing, Los Angeles

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NEW BEGINNING CD

"When it comes to soul, Dennis Marcellino redefines the term. His remarkable tone and feel are full of passion and soulful expression."
Bob Carlisle, Grammy & Dove Award, writer/singer of "Butterfly Kisses"

The "The New Beginning video Den, I love it. It is a beautiful song. I felt that while listening Den, I could feel the Lord coming through you. Your horn sounds beautiful and all the music you have done is very impressive."
Jerry Martini, co-founder and Rock n’ Roll Hall Of Fame member of Sly & The Family Stone

"Dennis Marcellino's music is so beautiful. He makes the sax sound like angels singing." – Kathy Simka, Entertainment Dept., Disneyland, Anaheim, CA

Dennis has one of the most remarkable sounds I've ever heard. He's able to transform a song into an emotion that captivates his audience. Truly inspiring.
Richard Thurgood, http://www.Jazz-O-Matic.com, Atlanta, GA

"Dennis Marcellino is a true music veteran. His credits include former membership in The Tokens ("The Lion Sleeps Tonight"), Sly and the Family Stone, The Elvin Bishop Group, The Electric Flag and Rubicon. He is a consummate singer, saxophonist, flutist and songwriter."
Susan Bailey, Grapevine music magazine

"The NEW BEGINNING CD puts me into ecstasy."
Lynn Hoffman, Fiat Voluntas Tua, Tracy, CA

"(sigh) Absolutely gorgeous! The first two cuts just absolutely floored me. I thought they were just dazzling. Many cuts on this CD are absolutely beautiful."
Ken O'Brien,
DJ, KGON-FM, Portland, Oregon

"Dennis Marcellino's music is totally phenomenal! I mean, REALLY... the solo in "Bring it on Home To Me" just completely blew me away! And Amazing Grace is so completely soul-ful! I don't impress easily, and I'm beyond impressed. I'm blown away"
Carl Spagnuolo, Musical Director for Bo Diddley and entertainment attorney, Boca Raton, FL
("Bring it on Home to Me" is on the Daddy's Home CD)

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TENDERLY CD

"The greatest saxophonist on the planet!"
"Spotlight" review,Vision Music, top internet music website

"I can't remember when I've been so entranced by an
album. Marcellino is a master virtuoso. FIVE STARS!"
Wayne Thompson, Jazzscene Magazine

"Brilliant music from a remarkable talent!"
Joe Gett
, Editor and Station Director, The Loft (ezine and internet radio station)

"Tenderly is so-o-o soothing. I've been playing it every day."
D'Ann Workman, Portland, OR

"This is a lovely collection of popular standards like 'Misty,' 'Tenderly,' and'Summertime' rendered by saxophonist Dennis Marcellino and guitarist Mark Stefani. Their combined credentials over the past 30 years are simply too long to list. If you love sweet, classic popular songs, this will fill the bill soooo nicely."
Peggy J. Randle, NAPRA Review

"Genius arrangements! Monster musicians!"
Stevan Pasero, million-CD-selling guitarist

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