Award Winning Bass Clarinetist Todd Marcus On Balancing Music And Outreach | WYPR

Award Winning Bass Clarinetist Todd Marcus On Balancing Music And Outreach

Aug 24, 2016

Bass Clarinetist Todd Marcus
Credit Gary Young Photography

Award winning bass clarinetist Todd Marcus is teamed up with legendary clarinetist Don Byron for a one-night only show at Caton Castle in Baltimore.

In addition to being one of the only prominent bass clarinetists on the modern jazz scene, Todd runs the Baltimore based non-profit Intersection of Change. The organization addresses poverty related issues in Sandtown-Winchester and runs an art program to provide children with positive outlets. 

Todd Marcus joins Tom in-studio to discuss his musical career and involvement in the community.

Marcus will be performing on September 9th at An Die Musik in Baltimore. He will also be at the Silver Spring Jazz Festival.

This originally aired May 20, 2016.