Marcus Miller "Afrodeezia" in Paris

Olympia 2016

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Marcus Miller — Bandleader, Bass guitarist, bass-clarinet, singer, guembri
Alex Han — Alto saxophonist, Soprano/saxophonist
Renaud Gensane — Trumpeter
Brett Williams — Electric keyboard
Alex Bailey — Drummer
Mamadou Cherif Soumano — Indian percussion
Hervé Samb — Guitarist
Adhil Mirghani — Percussionist
Alune Wade — Bass guitarist, singer
Aziz Sahmaoui — Percussionist, singer, N'goni
Adama Bilorou — Djembe

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Bassist, clarinetist, composer, arranger, and producer Marcus Miller rose to fame during the eighties with his work alongside Miles Davis, notably composing the latter's Tutu album, one of the jazz legend's greatest successes. A prolific career ensued, during which Miller completed close to 500 recordings, working with such musicians as Michael Jackson, Frank Sinatra, Beyoncé, Eric Clapton, Wayne Shorter, Quincy Jones, David Sanborn, Elton John, and Aretha Franklin.

Appointed UNESCO's artist for peace in 2013, Marcus Miller has dedicated his work to the search for his African roots and, in 2015, released his Afrodeezia album. In this concert at Paris's famed Olympia concert hall, he presents songs from this album in an exhilarating and emotional musical journey through Mali, Brazil, and New Orleans...

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Venue: Olympia Hall (Paris, France)
Production date: 2016
Recording date: 06 avril 2016
Duration: 1 h 50 min
Production: Zycopolis
Resolution: Full HD