Marlene LIVE, With a Little Help From Her Friends was recorded live at the LilyPad in Cambridge, Massachusetts on Jan. 4, 2008. Marlene on vocals and piano, is joined by New England's top musicians.

Greg Hopkins, on trumpet, is a music stalwart and has played with the legends--- Ella Fitzgerald, Dizzie Gillespie, Frank Sinatra, Stevie Wonder, etc., etc. and was a member of the Buddy Rich Orchestra. He’s also faculty at Berklee College of Music.

Dave Landoni on acoustic bass was a member of the Artie Shaw Orchestra and Herb Pomeroy’s trio in the Downbeat Magazine’s critically-acclaimed CD, Live at Café Beaujolais.

On guitar is Patrick Mottaz—Swiss-French, composer and arranger. He also co-leads the MCFC Jazz Quartet with Phillippe Crettien.

Brooke Sofferman, on drums, is in the NEC (New England Conservatory) faculty and has released well-reviewed CDs with his group, The Sofferman Perspective, featuring Jerry Bergonzi and Phil Grenadier.