Marcus Miller, an American jazz composer, is best known though as a bass guitarist, played to a full-house in Rome’s Auditorium. Miller has worked with such illustrious artists as Miles Davis (at age 20 on Davis’s album “Tutu”), pianist Herbie Hancock and singer Luther Vandross.
Miller was born in New York in 1959. By 13 he was proficient on clarinet, piano, bass guitar and was also already writing songs. Marcus soon became a session musician, appearing on over 500 albums by such artists as Michael Jackson, Mariah Carey, Frank Sinatra, Billy Idol, Eric Clapton and Elton John.
Miller was in Rome to promote his latest album 2015, “Afrodeezia”, which was also nominated for a Grammy Award. He was preceded on stage by American singer American singer Brenna Whitaker on stage in Rome.