I'm very excited to share four YouTube videos recently recorded for the artist Aloe Blacc at the fabled "secret studios" @YouTube in Los Angeles. We had a ton of fun recording and hanging.

Watch the rest of Aloe Blacc's Live from Introducing Interscope Performance: 
http://bit.ly/aloeytshow

Aloe Blacc's Website: 
http://www.aloeblacc.com 

​Musicians: Chris Bautista (Trumpet), Brandyn Philipps (Trumpet), Lemar Guillary (Trombone), David Moyer (Baritone Sax/Flute), Wes Smith (Tenor Sax), Marc Bolin (Sousaphone)


TOTAL VIEWS to date: 1,934,003 (cumulative)

Vaughan Williams Tuba Concerto
Marc Bolin, Tuba


On Wednesday December 4, 2013 I had the honor of playing the Concerto for Tuba by Ralph Vaughan Williams with the UCLA Symphony Orchestra. December 4, 2013 Schoenberg Hall, UCLA
​Marc Bolin, tuba
Dean Anderson, conductor   * Founded in 2002, UCLA Symphony is UCLA's campus-wide orchestra, drawing its membership from throughout the university community. It meets Wednesday evenings, performs one concert per quarter, and is open to all UCLA undergraduates, graduate/professional school students, faculty, staff, and affiliates. This orchestra is a non-major orchestra.

​"It Ain't Me"/Selena Gomez
Postmodern Jukebox featuring Emily Braden and the Mudbug Brass Band


Published on May 25, 2017

I'm featured in an interview on David Brubeck's site this month. The interview is part of an essay called “The Jazz Bass Trombone”. We talk about Ellington's use of the bass trombone in particular, as well as Ellington's use of the tuba and when he made the switch to string bass, and long time Ellington trombonist Chuck Connors. 

There's A LOT of info there...give it a read