Marcellus Bassman Shepard

Washington DC, Maryland, US

5.0 • 2 Reviews


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Narration Demo Reel
Documentaries 77

Marcellus Bassman Shepard

Commercial Demo Reel
Radio 71

Marcellus Bassman Shepard

Voice Reel
Radio 339

Marcellus Bassman Shepard

Vocal Skills


English (North American), English

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

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Voice Ages

Middle Aged (35-54), Senior (55+)


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

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Turnaround Time

Same day to 24 hours


AKG 414

Computer & Software

Adobe Audition



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.

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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.

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

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Client List

Sabre Hospitality

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Bachelors of Arts in Radio & TV Broadcasting

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Reviews 5.0

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Dec 4, 2018

Fast and professional! I hope to work with Marcellus again in the near future.

Videogames Job #316639 • English (North American) • Middle Aged (35-54)
Sep 18, 2018

Marcellus was excellent to work with, fast, accurate, and talented. Highly recommended.

Business Job #303603 • English (North American)


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

Sabre Hospitality

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