Marcus Miller: M2

Marcus Miller is one of the electric bass guitar’s most accomplished and adventurous players. His latest CD, "M2," appropriately subtitled, "Power and Grace," features his unique fusion of classic and modern funk and jazz. It also introduces listeners to Miller as a composer and multi-instrumentalist in his own right. Most notable is how he features the bass clarinet on many of his compositions.
M2
Released: 5/22/2000
Label: Heads Up
Genre: Jazz
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M2
Bassist extraordinare Marcus Miller’s latest CD features his take on classic and modern funk and jazz.
CDs These days
That all-important song order is tricky, Miller says, and that’s why a John Coltrane piece is near the top.
Voices
Miller’s vocal bass style comes from working with many great singers over the years.
Musical Mood
Miller says his recent work on movie scores made him realize mood was more important than individual notes.
Amazing Grace
The story of how an impromptu performance of this traditional spiritual led to this version with Chaka Khan.
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