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Best of 2010: Top 10 Bass Players
Best of 2010, Top Ten

Best of 2010: Top 10 Bass Players

To kick off the new year, we’re celebrating the top 10 most viewed, most searched for bassists on No Treble in 2010. #1. Tal Wilkenfeld For the second year in a row, Tal Wilkenfeld was the most viewed, most searched on bassist No Treble. Tal was busy in 2010, including a tour with Herbie Hancock, sitting in on several albums...

Grammy Nominations 2011: The Bass List
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Grammy Nominations 2011: The Bass List

The 53rd Annual Grammy Award Nominations are in, and once again it’s been a good year for bassists. Some notable bassists have hit it big this year, including Esperanza Spalding, who is up for Best New Artist, and bass legend Stanley Clarke, whose latest release has garnered him two nominations. This is a historic year for the Grammy Awards, as...

Marcus Miller and Larry Graham: Release Yourself
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Marcus Miller and Larry Graham: Release Yourself

Bass history was made when Marcus Miller and Larry Graham performed together at Billboard Live Tokyo in September. Luckily for everyone who wasn’t there, a fan caught the duo performing “Release Yourself” on camera.

Marcus Miller to Release “A Night In Monte-Carlo”
New Albums

Marcus Miller to Release “A Night In Monte-Carlo”

A new album featuring a bassist, producer, composer Marcus Miller is scheduled for release in early 2011. A Night In Monte-Carlo, recorded in 2008, is a unique-sounding record featuring songs composed and/or arranged by Miller, for a concert commissioned in Monaco. On the recording, Miller leads his quartet and is backed by the Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra. Special guests include trumpeter...

Legends: Marcus Miller Solo
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Legends: Marcus Miller Solo

Last week, we featured a video with Steve Gadd and Will Lee. This time around, Gadd is playing with Marcus Miller, who takes an extended solo in this clip. The performance is from Legends: Live at Montreux 1997, and also features Eric Clapton, Joe Sample and David Sanborn.

Marcus Miller Australian Groove Tour Announced
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Marcus Miller Australian Groove Tour Announced

Thump Music recently wrapped up a multi-city clinic tour with Victor Wooten. Now they’ve announced that Marcus Miller will be holding Master Classes in five cities in Australia in November. Dubbed the Marcus Miller Australian Groove Tour, Miller will be backed by drummer Terepai Richmond. Miller will be performing, teaching and answering your questions in a master class workshop style...

Marcus Miller: Come Together
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Marcus Miller: Come Together

Marcus Miller just shared this video on Facebook from over the weekend at the Solidarity of Arts Festival in Gdansk, Poland. The group, which includes Miller, Leszek Mo?d?er, Alex Han, and Louis Cato, rips through a funkified version of the Beatles’ tune, “Come Together”.

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Marcus Miller with Miles Davis, Live 1982

Check out Marcus Miller taking a solo during a live performance of the tune “Jean Pierre” with the Miles Davis Band. This performance took place at the Hammersmith Odeon in London, in 1982. The band also includes Mike Stern on guitar, Bill Evans on sax and flute, Al Foster on drums and Mino Cineul on percussion.

Marcus Miller Band: Moonlight Sonata Live
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Marcus Miller Band: Moonlight Sonata Live

During a live performance at a 2004 jazz fest in Seoul, Marcus Miller and his band played their version of Beethoven’s “Moonlight Sonata”. Marcus explained that his 14-year-old son (at the time) was practicing the piece on his piano and that they “just needed put a beat to it…”

Herbie Hancock: The Imagine Project
New Albums

Herbie Hancock: The Imagine Project

Herbie Hancock’s latest album, The Imagine Project, is a project that in many ways mirrors Hancock’s 2005 mega-hit, Possibilities. The album blends pop and jazz together with the help of a large and all-star cast of musicians such as Dave Matthews, Pink, John Legend, Seal, Jeff Beck and many others. Several bassists contributed to the project, including Marcus Miller (tracks...

Concerts & Tours

Marcus Miller Extends “Tutu Revisited” Tour to the US

After taking his tour of “Tutu Revisited” through Europe and Japan, bassist Marcus Miller will be bringing his show to the US this summer. Miller will be hitting up the east and west coasts in nine dates, beginning in Georgia at the Atlanta Jazz Festival on May 29th. “Tutu Revisited” refers to Miles Davis’ 1986 album, Tutu, which Miller played...

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Marcus Miller Inteview: Remembering Miles Davis

In today’s video, Marcus Miller shares his experience working with Miles Davis and Miles’ impact on music, and ends with a solo tribute.