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Marcus Miller

Primary Instrument: Bass, electric

Born: June 14, 1959    

Marcus Miller

Marcus Miller, winner of the Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Jazz Album of 2001, was born in Brooklyn in 1959 and raised in Jamaica, New York. He came from a musical family and was influenced early on by his father, a church organist and choir director, as well as his musical extended family (which included the extraordinary Wynton Kelly, jazz pianist for Miles Davis during the late fifties and early sixties!). He displayed an early affinity for all types of music. By the age of thirteen he was already proficient on the clarinet, piano, and bass guitar and had begun composing music. The bass guitar, however, was his love and by the age of fifteen, he was working regularly in New York City with various bands. Soon thereafter, he was playing bass and writing music for flutist Bobbi Humphrey and keyboardist Lonnie Liston Smith...
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  • Renaissance

    Concord Music Group
    2012
  • Live In Lugano

    Dreyfus Jazz
    2012
  • A Night in Monte Carlo

    Dreyfus Records
    2011
  • A Night in Monte-Carlo

    Concord Music Group
    2011
  • Tutu Revisited

    Not Two Records
    2011
  • Power: The Essential

    Dreyfus Jazz
    2010
  • A Night In Monte-Carlo

    Dreyfus Jazz
    2010
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