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GOING SOLO Launched 2nd April

The new Going Solo by Marcus Ford is on sale now available from itunes, Amazon and CD Baby or of course from Marcus directly through this site. We do hope you like it!

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New CD launch date soon!

Marcus will be releasing a new solo cd in March 2013 watch this space for details!

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Marcus Ford solo performance at Willows Coffee Shop and Restaurant

Marcus Ford will be returning to the Willows Coffee Shop and Restaurant on Friday 14th December at 7 pm for a relaxed evening of solo guitar music, he will be playing some tunes from his new album which will be … Continue reading

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Fife Jazz Club 25th November 2012

Marcus will be doing a concert at Fife Jazz Club on Sunday 25th November at The Woodside Hotel in Aberdour between 2pm – 5pm. Performing alongside him will be Andy Mitchell-Double Bass and Martin Foster-saxophone.

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Upcoming Dunblane Hydro dates

Marcus will be performing with violinist Trudie Ford at Dunblane Hydro in the Kailyard Restaurant over the coming months. This successful residency provides an ideal opportunity for you to enjoy great food with some relaxing dinner music. The music starts … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Festival Date

Marcus will be playing as part of a new group lead by instrumentalist and composer Dick Lee at the Jazz Bar in Chamber Street, Edinburgh on Wednesday 29th August at 7.30pm. The programme will feature original compositions by Dick Lee. … Continue reading

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Solo Gig a Willow’s Perth

Marcus will be doing an informal solo gig at Willow’s Coffee Shop and Restaurant at John’s Place  Perth, starting at 6pm. He would love to see you if you are in the area.

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Wedding at Royal College of Physicians – A Big Thankyou

Thank you so much for the wonderful job you did at our wedding. Everyone was impressed by your musical talent. We were so pleased that you kept playing when the registry signing went on long, you really helped the whole … Continue reading

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Solo Album Underway

Marcus has at last started recording his solo album which is to be launched in the Summer. Tunes already “in the can” include “Alfie” and “Overjoyed” by Stevie Wonder. Watch this space for updates and progress.

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CatStrand Gig Saturday 25th February

Lorna Reid’s Jazz Cafe at The CatStrand New Galloway on Saturday 25 February. Cool line up with Marcus Ford on guitar and Dru Baker on Tenor Sax. Calling those from D&G to spread the word:) http://www.catstrand.com/component/option,com_frontpage/Itemid,1/ CatStrand – home www.catstrand.com The CatStrand, Dumfries and Galloways … Continue reading

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Marcus Ford and Friends in Concert 19th November

On Saturday 19th November 2011 Marcus will be performing in a concert at St Andrew’s Church Bo’ness. He will be joined by a number of his musician friends with whom he has been working with over the past 20 years. … Continue reading

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Signet Library Edinburgh

A picture taken recently at the Signet Library in Edinburgh where Marcus performed along violinist Trudie Ford.

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Edinburgh Festival Show

Marcus will be performing in an Edinburgh Festival Fringe Show at the EICC between 16th August and 21st August. The show, “A Tribute To Anita O’ Day” and will feature USA based vocalist Melanie O Reilly. Full details here: http://www.anitaodaytribute.com/  

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Jazz at The Yard Leith

Marcus has been enjoying a regular Sunday afternoon gig at The Yard in Leith. Marcus said “the Yard is definitely a venue with a difference and I have been struck by the warm community feel. I do hope the folk … Continue reading

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