Sire Guitars is expanding their line of Marcus Miller basses this year with two new models, the P5 and the D5. Built upon the bass master’s preferences, both designs share some key features.
The Berklee Bass Department is back again with their weekly webinar hosted by Steve Bailey, Victor Wooten, and John Patitucci. This week’s session will spotlight the “producer/bassist,” with an incredible lineup.
Steve Bailey, Victor Wooten, and John Patitucci will be offering a free webinar with fellow bass masters. This week’s discussion will feature bassists who worked with Miles Davis, including Dave Holland, Ron Carter, Marcus Miller, and Darryl Jones.
Marcus Miller is no stranger to the annual “Reader Favorite Bassists” list. This year, Marcus made the list thanks to some incredible videos, his work with Sire, and his participation in Nick Wells’s “Beneath the Bassline: Turned Up To 11”.
While many of us would be gearing up for NAMM this time of year, things took a turn. Let’s revisit a clip from NAMM 2020, where we see Marcus Miller and Hadrien Feraud go off! This was definitely one of my favorite NAMM moments.
The bass world lost a legend last week with the passing of Tower of Power bassist Francis “Rocco” Prestia. Now, a huge gathering of the bass community will be getting together to remember him.
Sire is launching several new models for June including the new P10, which they describe as the higher version of their P7 model. “Just like the V10, the P10 has a roasted flame maple neck, giving you a high-end feel and sound,” the company says.
Artists from around the world celebrated International Jazz Day 2020 the only way we can right now, with individual broadcasts from their homes and studios. Marcus Miller participated with a song he’s been working on, entitled “Havana.”
Steve Bailey and Victor Wooten are continuing their outstanding series of bass webinars with a new Zoom hangout scheduled for Thursday, April 30th at 1pm Eastern, dubbed “Essential Skill-sets for Success.”
Filmmaker Nick Wells has announced the followup to his popular bass documentary, “Beneath The Bass Line.” The sequel, “Turned Up To 11,” dives into some of the more outrageous gig stories and “Spinal Tap” moments from the world’s best bassists.
The NAMM Show kicked off the right way with Marcus Miller’s “Bass to Bass Marcus” event last night. Here’s a clip of Marcus, Jason Leopold, and Federico Malaman on an all-bass version of “What’s Going On.”
Kirk Whalum has released a new album called “Humanité,” which sees the Grammy-winning saxophonist and vocalist collaborating with artists from around the world. This includes Barry Likumahuwa, Marcus Miller, Jackie Clark, Braylon Lacy, Idy, and Mark Jaimes on bass.