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  • SMV: Live at Vitoria Gasteiz Jazz Fest

    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

    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. »

  • Marcus Miller tour update: Tutu Revisited – The Music of Miles Davis

    Bassist extraordinaire Marcus Miller is about to kick off a tour of Japan and Europe. The tour is “Tutu Revisited – The Music of Miles Davis” which is dedicated to the legendary trumpeter. The concert programs are based around the Miles Davis album Tutu, co-produced by Miller. The band lineup includes Miller on bass and... »

  • Marcus Miller: “Tomaas” from Tutu Revisited

    Marcus Miller is about to begin his latest tour Japan and Europe. The new tour, Tutu Revisited – The Music of Miles Davis, features Christian Scott on trumpet. Here’s the group performing “Tomaas”: »

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  • Marcus Miller: Early Years GRP Performance

    Marcus Miller: Early Years GRP Performance

    Here’s a rare video gem of Marcus Miller in what is obviously a performance that took place early in his career. From what we could piece together, this live performance was part of a Dave Grusin concert in the 1980s. »

  • Autographed bass auctioned for Chi Cheng

    A 2001 Fender Precision Bass is being auctioned to help raise money for the medical needs of Deftone bassist Chi Cheng. The bass is autographed by Green Day’s Mike Dirnt, Rush’s Geddy Lee and notable session players Reggie Hamilton, Stu Hamm, Victor Bailey, Marcus Miller and others. The bass was also autographed by Cheng before... »

  • SMV: Making Thunder Photo Book

    Photographer Steven Parke released a behind-the-scenes book, SMV : making THUNDER last year, and we missed it (doh!) The book includes 40 never-before-seen photos of Stanley Clarke, Marcus Miller and Victor Wooten in studio, recording their Thunder album. The book is available in both soft and hard cover formats, via Blurb. Preview the book here. »

  • Marcus Miller: Repetition (and new tour!)

    Check out bassist Marcus Miller, jamming with Manu Katche and Mark Robertson on a French TV’s “One Shot Not”. Miller is preparing to tour Japan and Europe this fall (beginning September 9th) with a new show called “Tutu Revisited – The Music of Miles Davis featuring Christian Scott.” The band lineup is Miller on bass... »

  • Marcus Miller: SMV solo & Michael Jackson Tribute

    Marcus Miller takes a solo break during a recent SMV concert at The Olympia in Paris, France (the show was on July 3, 2009). During the solo, Marcus quotes Michael Jackson’s “Human Nature” and the Jackson 5’s “Shake Your Body (Down to the Ground)”, and even grabs the bass clarinet for part of the performance.... »

  • SMV: Stanley Clarke, Marcus Miller and Victor Wooten in Studio Interview and Performance

    SMV: Stanley Clarke, Marcus Miller and Victor Wooten in Studio Interview and Performance

    SMV, the bass supergroup formed by Stanley Clarke, Marcus Miller and Victor Wooten recorded a video before their tour, including live performances and interviews. In this segment, the bassists give their insight into bass playing, SMV and the direction of bass exposure. It also includes a special live studio performance on the opening track “Los... »