Marcus Miller

Electric bassist Marcus Miller, winner of two Grammy® Awards, the 2013 Edison Award for Lifetime Achievement in Jazz (Holland), the 2010 Victoire du Jazz (France) and 2013 UNESCO Artist for Peace, brings his world-renowned musical finesse to The Jazz Cruise ‘16. Not only a multi-instrumentalist adept on the clarinet, bass clarinet and keyboard in addition to the bass guitar, Marcus also is a highly gifted composer and producer. The legendary album “Tutu,” written and produced for Miles Davis, sealed his international fame when Marcus was only 25. Over the course of his career, he has collaborated with artists as varied and talented as Eric Clapton, George Benson, Luther Vandross, Roberta Flack, Aretha Franklin, Chaka Khan, Al Jarreau, George Duke, Wayne Shorter, Lalah Hathaway and Herbie Hancock. Marcus also has produced his own genre-defying albums, among them The Sun Don’t Lie, Tales, M2, Silver Rain, Free, A Night in Monte Carlo (with the Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra) and Renaissance. Along with international tours, he hosts a weekly program on SiriusXM radio show, “Miller Time.