Saxophonist. Born 1955 in Washington, D.C.
While attending Bertie Backus Junior High School and Gonzaga High School, Keys was a member of the D.C. Youth Orchestra. He continued his academic studies at Howard University, where he earned a degree in psychology, and at the University of the District of Columbia.
Keys was the first musical director of Lettumplay. In 1984 he moved to Europe for six months, living in Amsterdam, before returning to Washington.
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Brower, William A. “All That Jazz: Shining Example.” Washington Informer, July 27, 1983.
Joyce, Mike. “Resourceful Keys at Takoma.” Washington Post, January 2, 1990.
Keys, Marshall. Interview. Interview by W. Royal Stokes, January 4, 1985. W. Royal Stokes Collection. Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
Keys, Marshall. Interview. Interview by W. Royal Stokes, February 28, 1984. W. Royal Stokes Collection. Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
Milloy, Courtland. “Jazzman Plays the Blues.” Washington Post, October 26, 1986.
Stokes, W. Royal. “Jazz Roots.” Washington Post, March 4, 1984.
Stokes, W. Royal. “Jazz Travels.” Washington Post, January 13, 1985.
Washington Informer. “All That Jazz: Keyes At Blues Alley,” August 6, 1981.
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