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Marcus Miller performs at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival
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August 13, 2013 Few musicians today are as versatile as the bassist, keyboardist, bass clarinetist, film composer, producer ... you get the picture. Miller was also veteran of Miles Davis' last band.
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Stanley Clarke performs on stage during the Standard Bank Joy of Jazz festival in 2007.
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September 6, 2011 From '70s fusion on down, hear five electric bassists who turned the spotlight on the low end in jazz.
October 3, 2008 Featuring Stanley Clarke, Marcus Miller and Victor Wooten, the electrifying S.M.V. blows aways audiences with their new project, which spans three generations of bass styles. In addition to a session by S.M.V., there is a bonus set with just Victor Wooten.
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April 10, 2008 For nearly three decades, bass guitarist Marcus Miller has collaborated with some of the giants of jazz and pop — including Miles Davis and Luther Vandross. Miller and his band visit NPR to perform songs from his latest CD, Marcus.
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April 12, 2005 Marcus Miller's sixth CD, Silver Rain, takes its name from the Langston Hughes poem, "In Time of Silver Rain." NPR's Ed Gordon talks with the soul and smooth jazz bassist about his music and career.
May 2, 2002 Tavis Smiley interviews grammy award winning bassist Marcus Miller about his life, his career, and his new album M2.
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