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Events

Atlanta Jazz Fest to Feature Free Performances by Marcus Miller, Esperanza Spalding and Stanley Clarke

The 33rd annual Atlanta Jazz Festival will feature many great jazz artists, including bass greats Marcus Miller, Esperanza Spalding and Stanley Clarke. The event takes place on over May 29-30 at Piedmont Park in Atlanta, Georgia. Best of all? It’s all free. Swing Streets to Swing Beats featuring Esperanza Spalding and Raydar Ellis performs on the 29th, at 7:00 PM....

Marcus Miller Live: Higher Ground
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Marcus Miller Live: Higher Ground

Here’s Marcus Miller with his band in Leverkusen in 2007, doing his version of Stevie Wonder’s “Higher Ground”.

Marcus Miller and Hadrien Feraud: NAMM ’08 Jam
Bass Videos

Marcus Miller and Hadrien Feraud: NAMM ’08 Jam

Here’s a nice little jam session between Marcus Miller and Hadrien Feraud at the Markbass booth during NAMM 2008.

Concerts & Tours

32nd Annual Playboy Jazz Festival to Feature Who’s Who of Bassists

The Playboy Jazz Festival promises to be another bass player’s favorite, featuring performances and appearances by Esperanza Spalding, Marcus Miller, Dwayne Burno, John Clayton’s Clayton-Hamilton Orchestra, Chick Corea’s freedom band with Christian McBride, and many more. Hosted by comedian Bill Cosby, the festival will take place June 12-13 at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, California. “It’s a party with...

NAMM 2010, Player News

Nathan Watts receives International Bassist Award

A lot can be said about someone who has won an award that has only been given out twice, especially when the other winner was Jaco Pastorius. Nathan Watts, who has played in Stevie Wonder’s rhythm section for the last 36 years and has served as Stevie’s musical director for the last twelve, was awarded the International Bassist Award at...

Reader Spotlight: Lizz Chisholm (aka Double-Z)
Reader Spotlight

Reader Spotlight: Lizz Chisholm (aka Double-Z)

Meet Lizz Chisholm, better known as Double-Z. Double-Z is not only our bassist in the spotlight for the week of February 2nd, 2010, she’s also listed as one of Marcus Miller‘s influences. Bio: I’ve been a world class bass player, multi-instrumentalist and vocalist for 40 years now. I’m the 1st hip-hop bass player, from touring with Grand Master, Melle Mel...

Bass Videos, NAMM 2010

Marcus Miller and Victor Bailey NAMM Jam

Another short but cool video from NAMM 2010… this time, Marcus Miller and Victor Bailey jam at the Fender booth.

3 Views on Jaco: Joe Zawinul, Marcus Miller and Peter Erskine
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3 Views on Jaco: Joe Zawinul, Marcus Miller and Peter Erskine

Here is another set of videos recommended by Ingrid Pastorius: Three parts to a broader video piece, with Joe Zawinul, Marcus Miller and Peter Erskine each being interviewed about Jaco Pastorius. Intro (with Joe Zawinul): Marcus Miller: Peter Erskine: We’d love to know more about this project… if anyone has information on it, please drop us a note in the...

Bass Videos

Marcus Miller: solo at Festival De Jazz De Vitoria

Check out Marcus Miller, along with Victor Wooten at the Vitoria Jazz Festival in July, 2009. Marcus once again pays tribute to Michael Jackson during his solo.

New Albums

Yves Carbonne: A Life

Yves Carbonne has just released A Life, his second solo effort. The album features a special guest appearance by Marcus Miller, along with Guillaume Eyango, Denis Adande-Menest, Laurent Maur, Roger Biwandu, Antony Breyer, Tami Hamilton, and Myriam Kante. A Life is the follow up to Carbonne’s first album, Seven Waves. Carbonne’s musical career started when he was 7 years old,...

SMV: Live at Vitoria Gasteiz Jazz Fest
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SMV: Live at Vitoria Gasteiz Jazz Fest

Here’s a great video of SMV (Stanley Clarke, Marcus Miller and Victor Wooten) live at the Vitoria Gasteiz Jazz Festival, earlier this year. Or in the words of Marcus Miller: “We have a lot of bass for you. We hope you like bass.”

Miles Davis and Marcus Miller: Mr. Pastorius, Live
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Miles Davis and Marcus Miller: Mr. Pastorius, Live

In the late 80’s, Marcus Miller and Miles Davis performed live on David Sanborn’s TV show. This video includes the conversation between Marcus and Miles before they jumped into a performance of “Mr. Pastorius”, from the album. Good stuff.