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Marcus Miller

The best in jazz - past, present and future. Bassist Marcus Miller discusses his formative influences and inspirations. Plus, Polish pianist Marcin Wasilewski in concert.

A weekly programme celebrating the best in jazz - past, present and future. Bass guitar icon Marcus Miller reminisces about his first day in the studio with Miles Davis and breaks down tracks that have inspired him over the years - including music from Stevie Wonder and the godfather of slap bass, Larry Graham.

Plus, celebrated Polish pianist Marcin Wasilewski in concert.

Presented by Kevin Le Gendre and produced by Dominic Tyerman for Somethin' Else.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Black Art Jazz Collective

    Miller Time

    • Armor of Pride.
    • High Note.
  • Nick Costley-White

    Just One Of Those Things

    • Detour Ahead.
    • Ubuntu.
  • Bokani Dyer

    Gono Afrobeat

    • Neo Native.
    • Dyertribe Music.
  • Marcin Wasilewski Trio

    Night Train To You

    • Recorded Live At Jazzahead! Festival 2018.
  • Geri Allen

    Lush Life

    • The Life Of A Song.
    • Telarc/Concord.
  • Alina Bzhezhinska

    Los Caballos

    • Inspiration.
    • Ubuntu.
  • Marcin Wasilewski Trio

    Sudovian Dance

    • Recorded Live At Jazzahead! Festival 2018.
  • Dizzy Reece

    Blue Streak

    • Soundin' Off.
    • Blue Note.
  • Marcus Miller

    No-Limit

    • Laid Black.
    • Decca.
  • Marcus Miller reveals his influences

    • Graham Central Station

      The Jam

      • Ain't No 'Bout-A-Doubt It.
      • Warner Bros. Records.
    • Stevie Wonder

      Boogie On Reggae Woman

      • Fulfillingness' First Finale.
      • Tamla.
    • Miles Davis

      Fat Time

      • The Man with the Horn.
      • Columbia.
  • Karmen Rõivassepp Quartet

    Hey Tiger

    • Dance Of Sounds.
    • AMP.

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