Posts in Music
M & M +1 live @ Seattle Center

In June, M & M…the Afro Persian Experience performed for thousands at the Armory in Seattle Center for the 13th annual Seattle Iranian Festival. This wonderful event showcases and celebrates the song, and dance inherent in the Persian culture. The event also brings together artisans of crafts and foods to celebrate for one weekend.

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Afro-Persian Experience @ CSUSB's Coyote Radio

Recently the duo of Mehdi Bagheri & Marcus L. Miller a.k.a. M & M…the Afro-Persian Experience, traveled to San Bernardino’s CSUSB Coyote radio station to promote an upcoming performance at CSUSB on Thursday Nov. 15, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. Here’s an excerpt from the broadcast.

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Babalaje Live @ the Santa Monia pier

Wednesday October 3, 2018, was a special night at the Santa Monica pier. The event was called the Twilight music festival. Various L.A. based artists performed on multiple stages. Featured on the Pan Pacific stage was the collaboration of DJ Nnamdi, Leon Mobley, & Marcus L. Miller. This trio, collectively known as Babalaje, played 2 sets of fiery Afro beat, Congolese, & Brazilian samba grooves.

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World Indigenous People's Day Festival celebration 2016

On Wednesday October 12, 2016, artist/percussionist Marcus Miller was invited to perform at the 19th annual Indigenous People's Day Festival at San Bernardino Valley College. The event featured a variety of performers including the Aztec dancers and drummers, a Samoan dancer, Capoiera Angola, a Peruvian fusion band, and Miller's solo drums. Enjoy this positive vibration!

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"Feeling Miles Ahead..."

An excerpt from a recent 2016 concert performance featuring the Marcus Miller Ensemble. The group performed the music of Miles Davis. In the bandstand, sits Dr. Alphonso White (trumpet, flugelhorn), Bobby Pierce (keyboards), Harvey Estrada (bass), Eric Garcia (guitar), Dexter Story (drums), and Marcus Miller (drums & percussion). The concert was a part of the Miles Davis exhibition at the William Grant Still art center in Los Angeles, CA.

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Taps & Traps

Dancer Myshell Tabu sits in with the Marcus Miller Ensemble for a special tribute to both Duke Ellington and Max Roach. The piece features Ms. Tabu's happy feet tapping out rhythmic melodic statements in exchange with drummer Marcus Miller's rhythmic grooves. The performance was a part of the 2015 Duke Ellington exhibition at the William Grant Still art center in Los Angeles, CA.

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