Starting his journey at the late age of 18 has not stopped this multi- genre Electric/Upright Bass player from graduating with Academic Merit at the
Barbados Community College Music Program and attending The Collective School of Music in Manhattan, New York. He is currently endorsed by EMG Pickups, Monster Products, Hartke and now Rotosound.
Marius Charlemagne is a formally self-taught bass player and musician, whose roots are in Rock, Blues and Jazz. He currently tours Internationally, with Caribbean Jazz Legend Arturo Tappin, to perform at shows such as Tobago Jazz Experience, The Barbados Ball in Toronto, Eat Drink Jazz (Trinidad), The St.Lucia Jazz and Arts Festival, The Edinburgh Fringe Festival and Barbados on the Water – Toronto. He has performed with the likes of, Grammy Awards Winners Lalah Hathaway and Maurice Brown, Lillie MacCloud, Dennis Rollins, Alexis Baro and Dane Gulston. Marius has done successful tours with his band, The NJ3O+, to The Bequia Music Festival and The Dominica Jazz and Creole Festival. He has performed in Dubai, New York, Atlanta, Jamaica, The British Virgin Islands and Guyana and He currently teaches at the Barbados Community College Music Program.
Marius Hawk-Bass Charlemagne uses Rotosound RS66LD Swing Bass strings.
Rotosounds strings are legendary and have been used by the greats for over 50 years to produce the sounds and tones on several history making records. When I’m looking for a legendary tone, I’ll obviously use legendary products and Rotosound give me the strings I need to accomplish just that! Long lasting and efficient!