European tours Germany, Russia and Mallorca.
Marston Smith is Lord of the Cello. He performs on a 6 string electric cello in gothic medieval battle armor. He is known as the Jimmy Page of cello and the LA Times calls himthe “cello Master Blaster.” His music is the embodiment of epic romanticism. Marston has performed on the Tonight Show, Cirque du Soleil, International Jazz Festivals, and in Las Vegas casinos. He has recorded with the Backstreet Boys, KISS, Barry Manilow, Rod Stewart, and has opened for the B-52s and Michael Buble. His music has also been featured in films including Out of Africa and An Officer and a Gentlemen. Marston has performed for Rupert Murdock, Tony Blair, Bill Clinton, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and corporate appearances include Google, eBay, Microsoft, Applied Materials, Intel, Toyota, General Mills, Universal/Segrams, Warner Brothers, Disney, and Fox. His 16 CDs and DVDs are passionate tributes to his virtuosic capabilities and vision.
Marston made special appearances on television for QVC and for the openings of Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings. His recent album, Peace of our Minds, is a collaboration with actor and pianist John O’Hurley and reached number 13 on the Billboard charts. Marston tours with his own original staged productions, Cirque du Vampyre and A Xmas Fantasy. Both live concerts combine a charming story with the fantasy of armoured heros and winged mythological creatures from Middle Earth. He has appeared live at the Kodak Theater for a New Year’s Eve special for the 1.5 Billion people in China.
His performances are renowned for his creative costuming bordering Cirque du Soleil with Lord of the Rings and the Road Warrior. He received his Master of Music degree from the renowned cellist Bernard Greenhouse and since has appeared on national television(QVC), and has been a soloist with symphony orchestras, and played in recordings for motion picture soundtracks, record albums(15 of his own), and performances in Las Vegas and numerous Jazz Festivals.
The dvd “Marston the DVD” is Marston’s 1st full length dvd. It takes you on a musical tour of the ancient castles of Malta, Rome, Montecalvello, and Bamberg, Germany. Here Marston combines Symphonic Rock, Celtic and Medieval musical forces together to produce a hauntingly beautiful sound.
Currently he is in post production on his PBS MARSTON LIVE CONCERT and in pre-production on his feature film “Cirque du Vampyre”