THUMP Music present Marcus Miller, who will be performing, teaching and answering your questions in a master class workshop style clinic for the 2010 Groove Master Clinic. He will cover bass techniques, principals and vital lessons and secrets of the music industry he has learnt over the many years he has been play…ing. Marcus is one of the world’s most versatile and well known bass players. Known for playing for some of the world’s most influential artists, Marcus has worked with Miles Davis, Luther Vandross, Aretha Franklin, Roberta Flack, Grover Washington Jr., Bob James, David Sanborn and has played on records for Joe Sample, McCoy Tyner, Mariah Carey, Bill Withers, Elton John, Bryan Ferry, Frank Sinatra, and LL Cool J.
This is a once in a lifetime opportunity as Australia has never seen Marcus Miller tour in this capacity before. Whether he’s making music for kids or longtime fans, keeping it real is the criteria that steers all of Marcus Miller’s music. “I like to keep things balanced, combining R&B, jazz, funk and movie stuff to help reflect what’s happening in our world. I just try to keep challenging myself to continue to grow and get better.”
Marcus will be in Australia playing 5 clinics this coming November. The night will also feature Australian drummer, Terepai Richmond (dig – Directions in Groove, The Whitlams, King Tide, Missy Higgins, Jeff Martin, Guy Sebastian, Delta Goodrem and many more) who is well regarded as one of the best in Australia.
At each clinic, THUMP MUSIC will have a range of merchandise available from both Marcus and Terepai and their will also be opportunity for pictures and signing with these world-class artists.
THUMP MUSIC will give everyone that attends the event in your state the chance to win a brand new signed FLEABASS by FLEA and a signed Marcus Miller signature, 4-string bass guitar and a new MONO double bass case.
Queensland – 3rd of November 2010 / 7pm Start
Sydney Street Theatre
166 Sydney Street
NEW FARM, QLD 4005
Sydney – 4th of November 2010 / 7pm Start
Wesley Conference Centre (Wesley Theatre)
220 Pitt Street
SYDNEY, NSW 2000
Melbourne – 8th of November 2010 / 7pm Start
21 Graham Street
ALBERT PARK, VIC 3206
South Australia – 11th of November 2010 / 7pm Start
145 Sir Donald Bradman Drive
HILTON, SA 5033
Western Australia – 13th of November 2010 / ***12 Midday Start***
John Inverarity Music & Drama Centre (Hale School)
WEMBLEY DOWNS, WA 6018
Tickets can be purchased from WWW.THUMPMUSIC.COM.AU at $80 online.