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Marcellus Bassman Shepard

Washington DC, Maryland, US

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Marcellus Bassman Shepard

Marcellus Bassman Shepard

  Washington DC, Maryland, US


Marcellus “The Bassman” Shepard has been an on-air radio personality in commercial and public radio for over twenty years. He’s well known for his distinctive deep voice, which he uses for his night time show, “In the Groove”, on WEAA 88.9FM in Baltimore, MD and as co-host of the nationally syndicated “Cool Jazz Countdown”. The Countdown is currently heard on Sirius/ XM and distibuted to 26 stations across the country via NPR Satellite Distribution including: Jackson, MS (WJSU 88.1FM), Miami, FL (WDNA 88.9FM), Juneau, Alaska (KRNN), San Juan, PR (WRTU). “The Bassman” is a well known emcee for wide variety of events from the Detroit International Jazz Festival, The Exit 0 Jazz Festival, the Army Science Conference to several pageants within the Miss America Organization, Miss High School & Collegiate America and Miss, Mrs. & Teen International. Marcellus’ personality has stretched beyond radio as well. He had the pleasure of serving as hosts of “The Baltimore Buzz” which was a weekly news magazine TV program that aired on Comcast. It informed viewers of everything Baltimore by showcasing news and entertainment reports, highlighting organizations in the community making a difference, and spotlighting various neighborhoods. He also hosted a holiday music show for AARP TV. A talented actor, Marcellus has had supporting roles in several independent films with national distribution such as “ Hip Hop Task Force” and “Lorenzo & Monica-L.A.F.S.”, with his latest film “Bachelorette’s Degree” , available on Amazon Prime, Target and Walmart on DVD.


English (North American), English


North American, US African American, US General American (GenAm)


Middle Aged, Senior

Special Skills

Animation, Audiobooks, Business, Documentaries, Educational, Internet Video, Movie Trailers, Podcasting, Radio, Telephone, Television, Videogames


I'm a 20 plus year broadcast veteran with a very strong, deep, distinctive voice! I'd love the opportunity to work with you!



Bachelors of Arts in Radio & TV Broadcasting


  • Microphone

    AKG 414

  • Computer & Software

    Adobe Audition

  • Delivery Methods


  • Turnaround Time

    Same day to 24 hours

Service Description

I have a home studio so I can facilitate a quick turnaround when needed. Narration is my niche, however I can perform commercial work as well.


We've used Marcellus on several occasions. He's always professional and delivers clean audio in a timely fashion!

Sabre Hospitality

Voice Over Clients

Sabre Hospitality

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