Mary Millben and LA Diamond Trio
Actress/Singer, Helen Hayes Award Nominee, and Recording Artist Mary Millben has become one of the world's new, celebrated voices. Having performed for three consecutive U.S. Presidents (President George W. Bush, President Barack Obama, and President Donald Trump) and following her performance of the National Anthem at the 58th Presidential InaugurationVictory Celebration of President Donald J. Trump, Mary has become a coveted go-to across the United States due to her rousing arrangements of America’s patriotic music.
As an independent artist and young conservative, Mary has performed at The White House, the United States Congress, Off-Broadway, the Kennedy Center, for Major League Baseball (MLB), National Basketball Association (NBA), and the XLIII Super bowl Halftime Show with Bruce Springsteen, to name a few. She has performed for other notables including Oprah Winfrey, Her Majesty Queen Noor of Jordan, Her Royal Highness Princess Basma Bent Saud Bin Abdulaziz, His Royal Highness Prince Dimitrije "Dimitri" Karadordevic of Yugoslavia, Duke Carlos DeAlba (Royal Family of Spain), His Excellency Paolo Zampolli, Her Excellency Mathilde Mukantabana, Canadian billionaire and mentor Jim Pattison, and concert venues across Asia, Europe, and Canada.
Mary joins us on the heels of the worldwide release and the global success of her debut single “Grace Will Lead Me Home,” recorded with three-time Grammy/six-time Emmy nominated songwriter and 2018 Songwriters Hall of Fame Inductee Steve Dorff. This stirring hymn was exclusively premiered on BET’s inspirational ‘A Joyful Noise’ program April 9th, 2017 - marking Mary’s national TV debut. “Grace Will Lead Me Home” is the closing song in the new feature film “The Meanest Man in Texas,” directed by Justin Ward, and produced by Brad Wilson and Casey Bond. Premiering in film festivals all over the United States, the film has garnered over 40 awards and nominations. “Grace Will Lead Me Home” was nominated for 'Best Song' in the 2017 Nashville Film Festival. The film and “Grace Will Lead Me Home” release in theaters April 19th, 2019 - first in Texas and then around the country in select theaters! Mary’s second single, “Faith in Love,” is now available on all leading digital platforms worldwide.
Most recently, Mary performed the National Anthem for the Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Orlando Magic NBA game on February 5th, 2019 – marking Mary’s NBA debut, and broadcast on NBA TV and FOX Sports. This past October, Mary was the headlining performance for the 25th Anniversary of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum tribute dinner in New York at the Cipriani 42nd Street honoring her friend President/CEO of the Vector Group, Chairman of Douglas Elliman, and Museum Chairman, Howard Lorber Mary was a part of contributing to the evening which raised over $4 million dollars for Museum’s continuing legacy. Mary closed the evening performing “God Bless America.”
A few additional performance highlights include: Europe’s Celebration of Black History Month; The Howard Hughes Corporation Seaport District NYC "Sea of Light" Opening Night Winter Show; Annual Ideagen Global Leadership 2030 Summit; 2018 Leukemia Ball - the largest, black-tie charity event in Washington, D.C.; 2018 International Leadership Foundation Gala; 2018 Republican National Committee Trailblazers Luncheon; 2017 Trump-Pence Victory Breakfast for President Donald Trump; 2018 Women’s National Republican Club Gala; 2018 & 2017 ICE Foundation Gala; 2018 Inaugural National Women's Half Marathon & 8k; 2017 AHEPA Gala supporting the rebuilding of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church at The World Trade Center Ground Zero; Hamptons Annual Blue Dream Gala; 2016 RIO Olympics – U.S. Olympic Team Fencing Announcement Ceremony; 2016 Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture Opening gala for donors; the 11th Annual Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America Heroes Gala (IAVA) alongside special guests Late Night Show host Stephen Colbert, NBC/MSNBC Anchor & Sunday TODAY Host Willie Geist, and Meghan McCain, and performing for over 40,000+ fans at the Washington Nationals vs. Pittsburgh Pirates MLB game at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C.
Furthermore, Mary made her New York debut at the Westchester Broadway Theatre starring in Ray Roderick’s Gershwin musical ‘S Wonderful. Mary has headlined solo concerts at popular New York venues including Joe's Pub at The Public Theater, The City Winery, The Cutting Room, and featured at the Iridium.
Last Fall, Mary was honored to address the prestigious United Nations General Assembly Hall for the Annual Ideagen Empowering Women & Girls 2030 Summit in New York. Alongside U.S. Olympic Medalist Ibtihaj Muhammad and U.S. Paralympic Champion Oksana Masters, Mary joined world leaders at the United Nations to discuss methods for women empowerment across global sectors.
A former White House Presidential Appointee and White House intern to President George W. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush, Mary serves as Global Ambassador for Education Africa, a National Spokesman for American Federation for Children, and an advisory board member for Scholar Vets. Furthermore, Mary is a long-time advocate and voice for veterans and military families, children, and arts education in America. Mary is Founder/CEO of JMDE Enterprises, Inc– a company with focuses in entertainment and product development, political lobbying and consulting services, ventures in global energy efficiency and renewable energy, and producing cutting-edge technology through global partnerships. Mary strives most to be known for her faith in God, love for family, and advocacy for veterans, military families, arts education, and children. Mary shares her journey with Johnny President, a U.S. Navy veteran and member of the U.S. Intelligence community for 30+ years. Mary is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma and native Oklahoman.
The LA DIAMOND TRIO is a diverse jazz trio with an impeccable reputation for providing quality live entertainment receiving a 4-STAR REVIEW in DOWNBEAT MAGAZINE w/ members hailing from the best in music today including Herbie Hancock, Ramsey Lewis, Wynton Marsalis, Miles Davis Electric Band, Umphrey’s McGee, Lupe Fiasco, Vandermark 5, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Bobby Broom and more!
Recent high profile performances include Sony/Columbia TriStar Pictures, Disney, Universal Studios, various Fortune 500 Corp. events, A-List Celebrity Events, NAPA Valley Wine tastings, and LA Bridal Conventions, performances at venues such as the Ritz Carlton, Embassy Suites, Omni and Hollywood Hotels, Catalina Bar, the Blue Whale, and the prestigious JVC Jazz Festival in Los Angeles among many others!