At the age of 14 she began performing in jazz clubs with original jazz. Marina studied at the Tel Aviv High School for the Arts, graduating with honors from the Classical and Jazz performance departments. During her High School years she received several national and international scholarships and awards in the field of Jazz vocal performance and composition. At the age of 15 Marina began performing in the theater. She participated in the Israeli production of the Mel Brooks musical "The Producers" as well as performed and wrote music for several fringe productions.
Marina gained her wide popular recognition while participating in the Israeli version of "American Idol", a show called "A Star is Born", in which she reached the final stage and won second place. As a television actress she has participated in several critically acclaimed Prime Time dramas on cable and national television. Between the years 2008-2011 Marina created three different performances. The “ExperiMental” show, which Marina also produced, includes original songs in English and Hebrew, accompanied by a band. In her new solo performance, “Amok Ba-Tal” (a line from a Leah Goldberg's poem), Marina accompanies herself on piano, performing original songs from her upcoming debut album. Marina has performed at the International Red Sea Jazz Festival in Eilat and the Bolzano Jazz Festival, Italy.
She also worked with local and international musicians such as the composer and bass player Avishai Cohen, Avi Leibovich, Jason Lindner, David Hazeltine, Deborah Brown, Leonid Ptachka, Omer Avital, J.K Allen and many more. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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