Electronic Press Kit
A BIT ON MARZETTE
Celebrated for his elegance and versatility onstage and in the recording studio, Mr. Griffith’s music has been heard on several levels within the entertainment industry. Through his many years as an entertainer, he has procured a loyal fan base on both a national and international scale with his songs currently radio broadcasted and performed live for audiences around the globe. Fellow entertainers he has shared the stage with include The O’Jays, The Chi-Lites, The Emotions, Earth, Wind, & Fire, The Temptations, Ramsey Lewis, The Whispers, Kem, Gladys Knight, Steve Cropper, Mindi Abair, and more. With his graceful Steppin’ Style, he is also highly regarded as one of the original pioneers of this dance genre in his native Chicago. Recently, Griffith was one of the lead singers with The Chi-Lites and continues to grace the stage as a solo artist.
MARZETTE HAS MADE HISTORY
August 30th has been OFFICIALLY declared "Marzette Griffith Day" within Cook County and the City of Chicago!!
On August 30th, 2019, Marzette headlined the 30th Annual African Festival of the Arts in his native Chicago, IL. On that day, he was honored by both Cook County and the City of Chicago for his lifetime achievement and international contributions in music entertainment, dance, and the culture of Steppin' with his very own proclamation!! Given by Cook County Board of Commissioners' President, Toni L. Preckwinkle.
Marzette's music is currently radio broadcasted for fans on both a national and international scale.
He also performs live around the globe, sharing the stage with various, fellow entertainers.
R&B, Soul, Pop, Blues, and Jazz
Recording Artist, Songwriter, Producer, Arranger, and Choreographer
The 1st Place Winner of the first & fourth World's Largest Steppers Contest, the NAACP Sammy Davis Jr. Award, Word of Mouth Lifetime Acheivement Award, Still of The Night Record Pool Award, Word of Mouth Entertainment Microphone Award, the Chicago Steppin' Guide Magazine Award, and more.