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Marcus Miller At Newport

Marcus Miller performs at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival
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Marcus Miller performs at the 2013 Newport Jazz Festival

Marcus Miller, Live In Concert: Newport Jazz 2013

August 13, 2013 Few musicians today are as versatile as the bassist, keyboardist, bass clarinetist, film composer, producer ... you get the picture. A veteran of Miles Davis' last band, and the ethos of that pan-stylistic music tends to carry over into his own. It headlines day one on the main stage.

Few musicians today are as versatile as Marcus Miller: bassist, keyboardist, bass clarinetist, film composer, producer and more. He does jazz, rock, jazz-rock, pop, R&B, smooth jazz — anything that black musicians have invented in the last half-century. He was in Miles Davis' last band, and the ethos of that music tends to carry over into his own. His band closed out day one on the main Fort stage.

Set List

All compositions by Marcus Miller.

  • "Detroit"
  • "Redemption"
  • "Revelation"
  • "Jekyll & Hyde"
  • "Gorée"
  • "Tutu"
Personnel
  • Marcus Miller, electric bass
  • Lee Hogans, trumpet
  • Alex Han, saxophones
  • Brett Williams, keyboards
  • Adam Agati, guitar
  • Louis Cato, drummer

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About The Festival

The Newport Jazz Festival, was founded by jazz pianist George Wein in 1954 as the first outdoor music festival of its kind devoted entirely to jazz, and is now universally acknowledged as the grandfather of all jazz festivals. For information on attending this year's Festival, visit their official website.

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