Welcome to the official website for Bay Area soul,  jazz, r&b, rock singer, pianist, songwriter, arranger & producer Monica Marquis! She has established a respectable reputation as an original artist in the SF Bay Area live music scene for over 30 years, and continues to evolve as a songwriter, producer, and performer. 

Monica has 3 self-written albums out on most online streaming platforms, and  captivates audiences at her live shows with her dynamic stage presence, beautiful vocals, and soulful keyboard playing. 

We hope you enjoy the many facets of this website, and please feel free to reach out to us for bookings:




Monica has been a gigging musician in the San Francisco Bay Area, playing in venues, festivals, events, and featured appearances for the past 3 decades. Her soulful songwriting and unique vocal style can be heard in her albums and live performances, and her band is made up of some of the Bay Area's most talented and experienced musicians! 

Monica's extensive music education began at age 6 when she started piano lessons and was playing classical piano recitals in her teens. She then went on to earn a BA in music at San Jose State University, at which point she was already a gigging musician, booking her own jazz ensembles at venues and events around the SF Bay Area. 

Fast forward to today, where she continues to write, record, and produce great original music, performs often with her band, and draws an ever-growing fanbase, reaching new levels of success on her musical journey.

Notable performances include The San Jose Jazz Festival, The SJ Jazz Summer Fest, the KGO Cure-A-Thon (live radio performance), The Sunnyvale Jazz & Beyond Concert Series,  guest appearances with the Nineteen Jazz Orchestra at The Tabard Theater in San Jose, and many more!  

Monica's new album CAR RADIO is out now on all major streaming platforms!