The Joe Marcinek band is an ever evolving mixture of original compositions and incredible musicians. Each show has a slightly different lineup and interpretation. The music is a blend of jazz and funk with a cerebral emphasis on groove and improvisation.
Recently the Joe Marcinek band performed for ex president Bill Clinton's Clinton Global Initiative at the Field Museum in Chicago. The group has featured many prominent guests including Bernie Worrell (Talking Heads, P-Funk) Kris Myers (Umphreys McGee) Jason Hann (String Cheese Incident, Eoto) Jennifer Hartswick and Natalie Cressman (Trey Anastasio Band) Steve Molitz (Phil Lesh and Friends, Particle) Joey Porter (the Motet, Juno What) Vinnie and Jim (Moe) Erik "Jesus" Coomes (Lettuce) Mike Greenfield (Lotus) Holly Bowling, Tony Hall (Dumpstafunk) Borahm Lee (Break Science) Fareed Haque, Scott Metzger, Nate Werth (Snarky Puppy) Garrett Sayers (the Motet) Allie Kral (Yonder Mountain String Band) Freekbass, and more!