Marvin Sewell is a New York-based blues and jazz guitarist, born and raised in Chicago where he attended the Chicago Musical College at Roosevelt University. He has played and recorded with leading jazz artists, notably Cassandra Wilson, Jack DeJohnette, Lizz Wright, Cecile McLorin Salvant, Christian Sands, Charles Lloyd, and many others. Since 2001 he has led the Marvin Sewell Group and he composes much of their music.