Five-Star Hotels & Cruise Ships

Long-term Engagements  

  • Princess Cruises, Grand Princess   The Wheelhouse Bar  Marlene Arden Quartet
  • Japan Cruise Line, Pacific Venus   Guest Entertainer  Marlene Arden & Phil Conti
  • Celebrity Cruises, Celebrity Solstice  Marlene Arden Quartet
  • Celebrity Cruises, Celebrity Solstice  Featured Jazz Artist with “The Manny Kellough Quartet”
  • NCL, Norwegian Star  Featured Jazz Artist with “The Manny Kellough Quartet”
  • Carnival Cruise Lines, Carnival Destiny  Downbeat Lounge  Marlene Arden Trio
  • NCL, Norway  Guest Entertainer, Featured Jazz Singer with The Orchestra, Latin Ensemble
  • NCL, Dreamward  Guest Entertainer, Featured Jazz Singer with The Dreamward Orchestra
  • NCL, Windward  Guest Entertainer, Featured Jazz Singer with The Windward Orchestra
  • The Westin Banyan Tree, Bangkok Thailand   Jazz Artist in Residence
  • The Shangri-La Hotel, Jakarta, Indonesia   Jazz Artist in Residence
  • Sheraton Imperial Hotel (ITT Luxury Collection), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   Jazz Artist in Residence
  • Palmer House Hilton & Towers, Chicago  Featured Jazz Artist  Marlene Arden Duo
  • Four Seasons Hotel, Newport Beach, California  Featured Jazz Artist  Marlene Arden Duo
  • Los Angeles Hilton & Towers, Los Angeles  Featured Jazz Artist  Marlene Arden Duo
  • The Ritz Carlton, Chicago  Marlene Arden Quartet
  • Hyatt Regency O’Hare, Chicago  Marlene Arden Quartet


Concerts & Shows

  • Arie Crown Theatre, Chicago  Featured Singer with The Ben Arden Orchestra
  • Palmer House Hilton & Towers, Empire Room  Featured Singer with The Ben Arden Orchestra
  • Playboy Club, Chicago  Headline Entertainer
  • Chicago Hilton & Towers, Chicago  Featured Singer with The Ben Arden Orchestra
  • The Drake Hotel, Chicago  Featured Singer with The Ben Arden Orchestra
  • Island Theatre, Sanibel Island, Florida  Headline Performer
  • Carlton Theatre, Minneapolis, Minnesota  Headline Performer
  • Bull’s Jazz Club, Chicago, Illinois  Marlene Arden Quartet
  • Byfield’s, Chicago, Illinois  Featured Jazz Artist
  • Catch A Rising Star, New York City  Featured Jazz Artist


Restaurants

Recently including  

  • La Vita Dolce Italian Bistro & Lounge, Lake Havasu City, Arizona  Featured Jazz Artists   Marlene Arden & Phil Conti
  • Cha-Bones Steakhouse & Tapas Bar, Lake Havasu City, Arizona  Featured Jazz Artists  Marlene Arden & Phil Conti
  • Shugrues Restaurant, Lake Havasu City, Arizona  Marlene Arden & Phil Conti, Marlene Arden & Phil Conti Trio
  • Nautical Beachfront Resort, Lake Havasu City, Arizona  Marlene Arden & Phil Conti Trio
  • Numerous Special Events: Los Angeles, Chicago and Lake Havasu City, Arizona  


Recordings

CDs & Albums

  • “‘S Wonderful”   Marlene Arden & Phil Conti
  • “Where Do We Go From Here?”, Marlene Arden (Singer/Songwriter)
  • “Seven Souls” on the CD “Humpty Dumpty”  Joe Henderson & Akio Sasajima
  • “Just Enough” on the CD ”Roughs”  Streetdancer


Session Work

  • "A Whisper Kill”  ABC Movie of The Week
  • Additional Recordings with: Renee Rosnes, Steve Rodby, Mark Colby, Howard Levy, Dave Boruff, Steve Eisen, and many more
  • National Radio & Television Commercials (Jingle Singer) Chicago, Nashville, Minneapolis  
  • Kelloggs
  • United Airlines
  • General Mills
  • Oldsmobile
  • Revlon
  • Kraft Foods
  • American Pork Council
  • Booth’s
  • WKEE (Radio Signature)
  • Hallmark
  • Pillsbury  


Singer/Songwriter/Producer

  • Sony Corporation  Car Stereo Division hired to write, arrange, produce and perform music for use by Sony/Saab in the US and Japan
  • “Golden Rays” (on the album) “Send in The Clowns” by Walter Jackson, RCA Records
  • “When We Were Small” (on the album) “Freefall” by Frank Caruso


Education

American Conservatory of Music, Chicago Bachelor of Music in Voice
Sherwood Conservatory of Music, Chicago  Voice Faculty

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