Marcus Miller – A Night In Monte-Carlo

Monte-Carlo, glittering metropolis in the Principality of Monaco, is the center of European richness, elegance and laissez-faire. This magical dream world is the exceptional location of the Monte-Carlo Jazz Festival, an event of its own. The Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra has a rich history of important premieres and a reputation for continuing high quality under a succession of great conductors.

On November 29, 2008 the miracle took place. Bass virtuoso Marcus Miller performed with the Monacan orchestra an amazing night in the Salle Garnier at the Monte-Carlo Opera House. “I was invited by Jean-René Palacio, the Artistic Director for the principality of Monaco to present some of my music with the orchestra on the French Riviera,” Marcus recalls.

The event starts with Blast! The oriental flavored tune from Miller’s album Marcus is enriched with a mighty orchestral sound. With his symphonic arrangement Marcus Miller opens the wide world of the orient featuring the spectacular impression of another culture. Marcus excels on his bass with breathtaking fingerings.

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