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          RED EVIDENCE is a “rock and soul “ band from Philadelphia featuring the vocals of Marleena  Himes  and  Charles Lawrence , two singer/songwriters who write and produce their own songs with the aid of their guitarist, Brett Kull, bassist Tony Sailer and drummer Paul Ramsey. Their new cd , self-titled  “ Red Evidence”  will be released this spring and culminates a year and a half of  recording at Brett’s  “Studio 602” in Hatboro , Penna.
              Marleena sings some of the band’s hottest grooves and shares vocal duties with Charlie. The pair combine for rich and soulful harmonies on the tracks in addition to their leads. Marleena has performed throughout the tri-state area and overseas as well, in Istanbul  and Israel.  She fronts the group , with Charlie who also plays keyboards in the group. He has played keys and sung with local legends “The Soul Survivors” and the 80’s rock bands “Cinderella” and Brett Michaels and “Poison”. Stepping out of his side-man role , he formed “Red Evidence” with Marleena and three of his favorite musicians.
             Brett Kull and Paul Ramsey are also members of the “prog-rock” group “Ecolyn” and support the British singer/songwriter Francis Dunnery when he tours. Brett is instrumental in the recording process , engineering sessions as well as playing and co-producing with Charlie and Marleena.  Tony Sailer is bassist and an undeniable musical talent. He’s also a real comedian backstage.
             The band is looking forward to playing the new music in a live setting and possibly touring in the near future.

Marleena sings and whether it's a smokey ballad, a dance song or a soulful R&B number she delivers! 
Recently, Marleena traveled to Istanbul, Turkey where she performed at the “The Q Club” and appeared on Turkish television. During a five week engagement,  She fronted a jazz trio and played to capacity crowds.

A Philadelphia native, Marleena has performed throughout the tri–state Area, in such places as Atlantic City casinos and hotels in Philadelphia.  She sang aboard “The Moshulu” at Penns Landing, in a trio featuring Charlie Russell .  

Charlie Russell plays keyboards and sings with Marleena as well as collaborating with her, writing original music.  Their harmonies blend to enhance their renditions of popular songs. 

Charlie has been a side man, playing keyboards for local favorites “The Soul Survivors” and the 80’s rock bands “Cinderella” and “Poison.”



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