Markey Blue Ric Latina Project is a dynamic Soul, R&B and Blues band that has been making waves in the music industry for over a decade.

With multiple blues award nominations and a strong presence in the film and television world, the band has cemented its status as one of the best in the business. Their last album debuted at #8 on the Billboard Blues Charts in 2018, and they have been featured in numerous TV shows and films, including Grey’s Anatomy and Rick and Morty.

Markey and Ric have opened for, toured and recorded with some of the biggest names in the industry, from Bob Hope and Frank Sinatra to Neil Young and Waylon Jennings. 

Markey Blue and Ric Latina have penned songs for a wide range of projects, from TV shows, independent films, to Emmy award-winning documentary ‘Songbirds’.

What sets Markey and Latina apart is their willingness to experiment with new sounds and styles within the R&B genre. They seamlessly blend elements of traditional R&B with futuristic beats, creating a unique sound that is both nostalgic and forward-thinking. The result is music that feels fresh and innovative, while still staying true to the roots of the genre.

In addition to their musical accolades, Markey Blue Ric Latina Project has also been recognized for their contributions to the blues community. They were featured in the National Blues Museum’s “Women in Blues” exhibit, and Down Beat Magazine, Blues Blast Magazine, and Living Blues Magazine have all called their albums “one of the year’s best”.

With a long list of accomplishments and a bright future ahead, Markey Blue Ric Latina Project is a band that blues fans won’t want to miss.


Artists theyve toured, opened for, or shared the stage with;


Markey: Bob Hope – Phyllis Diller -Smothers Brothers – Rich Little –  Frank Sinatra –  Mickey Rooney –  James Garner –  Bill Bixby –  Dick Van Patten –  Aaron Spelling –  Robert Young –  Stephany Powers –  Moreen Mcgovern –  Jack Jones –  Micheal Feinstein –  Vicky Carr –  Marney Nixon –  John Byner – Anson Funderburg –  Candy Kane –  Coco Montoya –  Taj Mahal to name a few –

Ric: Neil Young –  Doby Grey –  Clint Black –  Collin Ray –  John Berry –  Billy Dean –  Gary Pucket –  Susie Bogus –  bluegrass Rhonda Vincent –  Hank Williams III –  Waylon Jennings to name a few.




  • 2022 Emmy Award Winning Documentary “Songbirds” feat; Ric Latina

  • 2022 5 part series “Five Days At Memorial” picked up MBRL song

  • 2022 “Bad for Real” from new album picked up for film and television placement.

  • 2021 Cartoon Network “Rick and Morty Show” picks up MBRL songs

  • 2019 TNT TV series “CLAWS” features “Set My Heart Free”

  • 2019 Jet Blue Airlines adds Markey Blue Ric Latina Project In- Flight Radio

  • 2019 Two Nominations Independent Blues Awards

  • 2018 United Airlines adds Markey Blue Ric Latina Project In-Flight Radio

  • 2018 #8 Position Debut on BILLBOARD BLUES CHART

  • ABC TV series Grey’s Anatomy picked up “Cash is always King”

  • Raised In Muddy Water one of the Top 15 Indie Blues Albums in 2018 by Making A Scene

  • 2018 Blues Blast Awards Soul Blues Album Nominee

  • 2018 Signed to Ellersoul Records

  • Living Blues Magazine named Raised In Muddy Water” one or the years Best

  • A Spot in the National Blues Museum exhibit

  • “Women of the Blues: a Coast-to -Coast Collection”

  • Four Nominations 2017 independent Blues Awards

  • Amazon Prime TV series Bosch picked up “Cash Is Always King”

  • FOX TV Sci -Fi Thriller Wayward Pines picked up “Worries”

  • Named a Top Ten Act to Catch Live in 2017 by Making a Scene

  • Reflections in Blue named “the Blues are Knockin” one of the Top Ten Blues Albums of 2016

  • 2016 Blues Blast Awards- Sean Costello Rising Star Award Nominee

  • Pandora creates the Markey Blue Radio Channel

  • Four Nominations for 2016 Independent Blues Awards

  • Eight songs picked up for TV placement

  • “Baby I’m Crying” Picked up by independent Film “Turbulence and Love”

  • Best Self Produced Album for 2016 – Atlanta Blues Society

  • The NIMA Awards Best Blues Artist and Best Live performance

  • Winner Atlanta Blues Challenge 2016

  • 2016 Semi- Finalist International Blues Challenge

  • 2015 Blues Blast Awards – Best Debut Artist Nominee

  • Named One of the Top Ten Blues Artists To Watch in 2015

  • 2015 Best Self -Produced album Nashville Blues Society

  • Markey Named One of the Top Ten Blues Women To Soar in 2015 Atlanta Examiner