Marion Edwards

Marion Edwards

Marion Edwards started his drumming and singing career back in 1965. At that time he recorded for RCA and toured as Little Marion and the Heartbeats. From 1977 to 1987 Marion lived in New Orleans, Louisiana. During this period he polished his skills on the drums and backed up some of the great artists in the New Orleans music scene including Gatemouth Brown, Irma Thomas, Harry Conick Jr and Johnny Adams. During this time he also did some studio work with Allen Toussaint, one of New Orleans’ most prolific songwriters. In 1987 Marion relocated to Colorado and started touring nationally and internationally with a group he co-founded called Diana and the Big Time. In the past Marion has backed up some great blues men who have come through the Denver area. Marion has drummed for Matt “Guitar” Murphy, Guitar Shorty and Son Seals among others. “I feel extremely fortunate to be working with Marion. He’s a fantastic drummer and vocalist.He has been my right hand man for over a decade. We think the music at the same time and enjoy a subconscious connection musically that is one the highest level I’ve ever experienced.”~ J.O.