There aren’t many people like Marcus Miller. I just stumbled upon this jaw-dropping video of Marcus in 2011 playing on a track for the Big Phat Band and Take 6. The song is “Never Enough”. Marcus nailed it in one take!
Marcus Miller is one of those bassists you know who is playing with the first note. In this video, Marcus takes on the Bob James and David Sanborn classic “Maputo” from the “Double Vision” album.
Ever since they first teased it in 2018, we’ve been dying to hear what the new Bass Extremes album will sound like. Now Victor Wooten, Steve Bailey, and Gregg Bissonette have unveiled more about it. They’ve also unveiled a set of tour dates.
No surprise, Marcus Miller is another bassist who routinely lands on the annual Reader Favorite Bassists lists here. Thanks to some amazing videos (and other news), Marcus lands at the #2 spot.
We’ve featured videos by Kinga Glyk for over five years now. We’ve always been impressed. We weren’t alone. Here’s a great clip from 2018 of Kinga sitting in with Marcus Miller and his band performing “Blast” live.
Today, we have a cool vid featuring master bassist Marcus Miller. It’s a treat to see the OG band! They start off with “Panther”, then Marcus puts down the Fender Jazz and picks up a 5-string Sadowsky for another breathtaking performance.
Recorded in 2008 in Los Angeles, here’s Herbie Hancock, Bob Sheppard, Marcus Miller, Lionel Loueke, and Vinnie Colaiuta performing “Cantaloupe Island” and “River”. Joni Mitchell took the stage for the second song, and Marcus switched to double bass.
Victor Wooten has been continuing his Bass and Nature camps this year in a virtual setting. He also dropped the bombshell that the event will bring S.M.V. – the bass hero trio of Wooten, Stanley Clarke, and Marcus Miller – back together.
Marcus Miller is back with another video, and this time he sits down with Mitch Gallagher at Sweetwater. Whenever I see a new Marcus video, I get excited. This video is no different.
Marcus Miller and the gang at the Smooth Jazz Cruise have teamed up to bring us another jam-packed concert with more legends. Check it out and turn it up loud!
Our friends at Bart Funk Bass shared this great excerpt from the 2013 “Finding The Funk” documentary film. In this clip, Marcus Miller shares his thoughts on the work and influence of the great Larry Graham.
David Sanborn and Marcus Miller go way back. So it was cool to see Marcus take part in the Sanborn Sessions for this remote session. In this clip, the group takes on Marcus’s tune, “Detroit”.