Marcus Johnson, award-winning jazz musician, chat with News Channel 8

Marcus Johnson

D.C.-based, Billboard-ranked jazz musician Marcus Johnson is playing Thursday through Sunday at Blues Alley.

During that time, he will be recording a live album of new material.

Marcus graduated from Howard, then got his law degree and MBA from Georgetown. He is a NAACP Image Award nominee and won the Small Business Administration's 'Entrepreneur of the Year' Award. Last year, he received substantial venture capital funding for his wine label, which is now in two dozen states across the country.