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2011 Montreux Jazz Festival Lineup Announced
Concerts & Tours

2011 Montreux Jazz Festival Lineup Announced

The lineup for the 2011 Montreux Jazz Festival has been announced, and it will be a solid year for bass lovers. A few of the bassists set to perform include Grammy winner Esperanza Spalding, Larry Graham, Bootsy Collins, Christian McBride, Richard Bona and Marcus Miller, who will be performing as part of a tribute to Miles Davis. The fest is...

Marcus Miller Featured on Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band’s “That’s How We Roll”
New Albums

Marcus Miller Featured on Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band’s “That’s How We Roll”

Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band has released their fifth album, That’s How We Roll, on Telarc International. The collection has the 18-piece band showcasing 9 new original tracks from band leader Goodwin, as well as his arrangement of the classic Gershwin tune, “Rhapsody in Blue.” Bassist Rick Shaw holds down the low end throughout the album with the exception of...

Jazz For Japan Benefit Album Features Top Name Bassists
New Albums

Jazz For Japan Benefit Album Features Top Name Bassists

A new album, entitled Jazz for Japan, has been released on iTunes, with proceeds going to the International Red Cross in Japan in an effort to benefit Japan’s earthquake and tsunami victims. The project, which was recorded in merely two days last week, features a who’s who of the jazz community, especially jazz bassists. Low-end contributors include Marcus Miller, Christian...

Marcus Miller vs Big Doug Epting
Bass Videos

Marcus Miller vs Big Doug Epting

Marcus Miller and Big Doug Epting trade licks (is this a competition?) in this live performance, including drummer Poogie Bell. At the end of the clip, Marcus does a little bit of “Silver Rain”.

Stanley Clarke, Stu Hamm, Bunny Brunel, Billy Sheehan, Flea, Alex Al, Brian Bromberg, Jimmy Johnson, Wayman Tisdale and Marcus Miller: “School Days” Live
Bass Videos

Stanley Clarke, Stu Hamm, Bunny Brunel, Billy Sheehan, Flea, Alex Al, Brian Bromberg, Jimmy Johnson, Wayman Tisdale and Marcus Miller: “School Days” Live

Stanley Clarke’s 2002 concert performance at Musicians Institute in Hollywood closed with a bang, with a stage full of bassists performing Clarke’s “School Days” for the audience. Clarke is joined by Stu Hamm, Bunny Brunel, Billy Sheehan, Flea, Alex Al, Brian Bromberg, Jimmy Johnson, Wayman Tisdale and Marcus Miller, and most take a solo. The entire concert was released as...

Review: Marcus Miller’s “A Night in Monte Carlo”
Reviews

Review: Marcus Miller’s “A Night in Monte Carlo”

Having and developing an individual voice is so important in music. Michael Jackson, Cannonball Adderley, Miles Davis, Wayne Shorter: we recognize all of them within a few notes. And Marcus Miller is someone with an instantly recognizable style on bass; he has found his own voice in music in his composition, arrangement and production. His music sounds natural and flows...

Marcus Miller and Dennis Chambers: Scoop/Fatback Groove Mix
Bass Videos

Marcus Miller and Dennis Chambers: Scoop/Fatback Groove Mix

This is incredible! Bassist Robin Koerts took Marcus Miller‘s video performance of “Scoop” and mixed it with Dennis Chambers’ video performance of “The Fatback Groove”. The only thing better would be if they actually performed this together.

Marcus Miller “A Night in Monte-Carlo” Contest: Enter to win CDs, DR Strings, No Treble T-shirts and Back Stage Passes
Contest

Marcus Miller “A Night in Monte-Carlo” Contest: Enter to win CDs, DR Strings, No Treble T-shirts and Back Stage Passes

Congratulations to the winners of the Marcus Miller A Night in Monte Carlo contest on No Treble! Grand Prize Winner: Adam B. Winners’ Circle Winners Daniël S., Jared R., Peter K., Heather D., Bam F., Robert G., Jeremy M., David H., Thomas W., Jason K. Bass Line Winners Stefan N. , Kurt H., Dylan R., Julie B., Allen B., Steven...

Marcus Miller with Miles Davis, Live: Ife (1982)
Bass Videos

Marcus Miller with Miles Davis, Live: Ife (1982)

Recorded live at the Hammersmith Odeon in London in 1982, here’s the “We Want Miles” line-up of Miles Davis’ band, including Marcus Miller on bass, Mike Stern on guitar, Bill Evans on sax, Al Foster on drums and Mino Cinelu on percussion.

Marcus Miller: Run for Cover
Bass Videos

Marcus Miller: Run for Cover

Here’s a groovin’ live version of “Run for Cover”, featuring Marcus Miller along with Hiram Bullock, along with Kenny Garrett, Poogie Bell, and Patches Stewart.

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...