About Marcus Miller
It has been estimated that the overall amount of Marcus Miller net worth reaches as high as 5 million dollars, according to the current calculations. Marcus Miller has earned his net worth because of his involvement in music. He is a jazz composer, multi-instrumentalist and producer. Marcus Miller is also a bass guitarist. Music has been a huge part of his life and it also added up a lot of revenues to the total sum of Marcus Miller net worth.
Marcus Miller has collaborated with quite a lot of musicians, such as pianist Herbie Hancock, saxophonist David Sanborn, trumpeter Miles Davis, and singer Luther Vandross. These collaborations not only made his name more popular in the music world but also increased the current estimate of Marcus Miller net worth by a mile.
The musician was born in 1959 in Brooklyn, New York City. His family members were involved in music, and thus, Marcus Miller got involved in this sphere, as well. He attended classical clarinet lessons and learnt how to play the guitar, keyboards and saxophone. He began to work with keyboardist Lonnie Liston Smith and jazz flutist Bobbi Humphrey.
Eventually, Marcus Miller became a session musician and as such, he has worked with such music stars as Mariah Carey, Michael Jackson, McCoy Tyner, Aretha Franklin, Frank Sinatra, Donald Fagen, Elton John, LL Cool J and Bill Withers, to mention a few. This work has also added up a lot of revenues to the total amount of Marcus Miller net worth. It was also this time when he started to work regularly as a music producer and arranger.
In the period of 1988-1989, he was appearing with the band of “Saturday Night Live”. Marcus Miller received the Most Valuable Player award given by NARAS three years in a row. Eventually, he got the title of player emeritus. In the 1990s, Marcus Miller started to work on his own music and record his own songs. As a composer for other people, he wrote a few songs on the album called “Tutu” by Miles Davis. He wrote a song for David Sanborn called “Chicago Song”. Also, he composed some songs for Luther Vandross, which include “It’s Over Now”, “Power of Love”, “Til My Baby Comes Home” and “For You to Love”. Therefore, his work as a composer has made his name even more known in the music industry and also increased the total size of Marcus Miller net worth.
Currently, Marcus Miller is performing with his own group. In 1997, Marcus Miller was playing with the band called Legends, where he joined Eric Clapton. In the band, he played bass clarinet and bass guitar. Also, Marcus Miller has composed quite a lot of film scores.
As a producer, he has been awarded many Grammy awards. In 1992, Marcus Miller became a recipient of a Grammy Award for Best R&B Song for the already mentioned song “Power of Love” by Luther Vandross. In 2015, he was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Instrumental Album for his album called “Afrodeezia”.