Marilyn Mazur was born in New York in 1955. She has been
living in Denmark since age six. As a child and teenager she
played classical piano and danced ballet.
She started her musical career as a dancer with Creative
Dance Theatre in 1971. As composer/pianist she formed
her first band Zirenes in 1973. From 1975 she worked as
percussionist, drummer and singer with various groups, and
became known on the danish musicscene as the colorful
percussionist/composer of the group Six Winds with
drummer Alex Riel and as the leader of the all-women-
musictheatre-group Primi Band.
Marilyn Mazur is educated at the Royal Danish Academy of
Music, but is largely autodidact on her instruments, inspired
by music from all over the world