Born and raised in Chicago, MARVIN SEWELL played with many famous local musicians, including Von Freeman and Ramsey Lewis. After moving to New York in 1990, Marvin began working with Jack DeJohnette’s Special Edition. Marvin went on to perform and record with David Sandborn, Marcus Miller, Jorge Sylvester, Greg Osby, Joe Lovano, and George Benson. In 1995, he began performing and composing with Cassandra Wilson. His additional credits include Sekou Sundiata and Ani DiFranco. Today, Marvin spends most of his time writing music for his own band, The Marvin Sewell Group.