Composer and Arranger

National Endowment for the Arts sponsored "jazz apprenticeship" with Gil Evans and Dave Mathews in NYC. (1982 - 87)  Recipient of several composer grants from the NEA, Illinois Arts Council, Arts Midwest and Meet the Composer. ASCAP Member

Arranger / pianist / conductor for the Chicago Bears Big Band. 

The following sound samples represent Marshall's ability as a composer / arranger & conductor

"Bulls In The Night"

Real Audio Version

MP3 Version

"Burn Your Buns" 

Real Audio Version 

MP3 Version

"Marshallaw"

Real Audio Version

MP3 Version

"Monks Still Here"

Real Audio Version

MP3 Version

"Brasilian Folk Song"

Real Audio Version

Mp3 Version








 

Marshall Vente & Gil Evans



 

Chicago Bears Big Band

Qualita Coffee Commercial Sound Sample

Real Audio Version

MP3 Version

"Marshall Vente, one of the most inventive arranger/composers in the country, keeps on writing.  Over the last decade, Vente has crafted the Project into a flexible and powerful tool for his writing, and together they produce some of the city's most exciting music."

-Neil Tesser -Reader, "Critics Choice"

"Vente, a pianist, composer and arranger, is one of the more devoted students of his craft, as well as one of the most restless innovators." 

-Lloyd Sachs Chicago Sun Times

You will need either the Real Audio player for the Real Audio version and or the players listed below for our MP3 version which are used as plug ins to your browser in order for our music to directly stream in to your computer while on line. 

We recommend the latest Media Player from Microsoft. This player is available for download for Windows PCs as well as for Macintoshes. Another fine player for MP3 files is available from WinAmp. There are also many more MP3 players available for download on the Internet.

You may contact Marshall Vente 
by phone at: (630) 968-3339

or by e-mail at marshallvente@comcast.net

 

Marshall Vente 
P.O. Box 1135
Westmont, IL 60559

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