Marcus Miller - Concord Jazz Debut 'Marcus' OUT NOW

Marcus' is Marcus Miller's highly anticipated Concord Records debut and serves up 13 tracks of his signature funk-jazz style. The new album sees him cover some classics including Stevie Wonder's "Higher Ground", Miles Davis' "Jean Pierre" and Tower of Power's "What is Hip?". Among the world's most gifted, forward-thinking and eclectic electric bassists, Marcus Miller is a two-time Grammy-winner and the composer / producer of eight critically acclaimed and genre-defying albums. Miller was the last primary collaborator of Miles Davis, the right-hand man of soul legend Luther Vandross and the guy who helped shape David Sanborn's pop sound in the '80s, writing "Maputo," one of the most enduring smooth jazz classics. As a leading session musician, Miller has graced well over 500 albums, recording with musicians from Frank Sinatra and Elton John to Bill Withers and LL Cool J. Marcus has also become the go-to composer for films and has scored over 20 movies including Boomerang and This Christmas. He is also responsible for writing the party song "Da Butt" for Spike Lee’s film School Daze and has scored music for Chris Rock’s hit TV show Everybody Hates Chris. GENRES: Jazz, Contemporary Jazz, Smooth Jazz, Urban, RnB, Soul, Funk AFFINITY ARTISTS: Herbie Hancock, George Benson, Corrine Bailey Rae, Jill Scott, Amy Winehouse, Stevie Wonder, Jeff Golub, Gerald Veasley, Rick Braun, Lyle Mays Marcus Miller's Concord debut 'Marcus' is in stores now.

Additional Info

  • Artist / Group Name: Marcus Miller
  • Event Date: 3/4/2008
  • Subtitle: Funk-Jazz Bass Master Releases Concord Debut
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