Marcus as a Composer

Marcus has composed many tunes and they are so cool !
There are about 300 tunes including some co-composed.
Here is composed tunes list.

Title Harry's Comment Album Title Artist Year
Sunburst Marcus met Lonnie Liston Smith at first time, when he had jam session at Jamaica, Queens. At that time Marcus introduced composed tune to Lonnie, so he liked and used them for next album, that is this album. Loveland Lonnie Liston Smith 1978
Floating Through Space
Bright Moments
Night Games Yeah, Space funky sound ! Streamline Lenny White 1978
Space Princess Produced by Bert deCoteaux and Lonnie Liston Smith. Marcus is been recognized as a composer, too. Exotic Mysteries Lonnie Liston Smith 1978
Magical Journey
Night Flower
Sunset Burgundy This tune was released as 12inch Single, too. Freestyle Bobbi Humphrey 1978
Herbal Scent Produced by Dave Grusin and Larry Rosen. Browne Sugar Tom Browne 1979
Love When I'm In Your Arms 12inch was released, but same as album version. The Good Life Bobbi Humphrey 1979
A Song For The Children Bert deCoteaux is one of good producers called Marcus for Z.Z. Hill album about that time. A Song For The Children Lonnie Liston Smith 1979
Midsummer Magic
Spend The Night WIth Me Co-composed with Don Blackman and Weldon. Coming To You Live Charles Earland 1980
Heard It All Before First and last compose for Weldon The Sisters Weldon Irvine 1980
Sometimes Beautiful medium tempo tune ! Serenade For The City Michal Urbaniak 1980
Wake Me When It's Over Co-composed with David Sanborn. Voyeur David Sanborn 1981
Run For Cover Famous, great and cool tune forever.
All I Need Is You R&B Instrumental Performance winner at Grammy.
Just For You Including "Suddenly" album, too. Piano by Marcus.
Lovin' You Including "Suddenly" album, too. Bustin' Loose Roberta Flack 1981
She's My Reason Arrangement by Dave Grusin. Clean Sweep Bobby Broom 1981
Saturday Night Co-composed with Bobby. Arranged by Marcus.
Something Special Co-composed with Urszula Dudziak. Michal Urbaniak Michal Urbaniak 1981
Just Chillin' Out Music, only by Marcus, only. 'Nard Bernard Wright 1981
Better Believe It David plays Soprano Saxophone. As We Speak David Sanborn 1982
Rush Hour David plays Soprano Saxophone again.
Over And Over Co-composed by Don Freeman.
Straight To The Heart Played at "Live Under The Sky" in 1992.
I Want Your Love Marcus started to co-produce wiith Luther for the songs Luther and Marcus composed together. And then Marcus is a person for making Luther and David Sanborn's albums, and become to artsit from musician. Busy Body Luther Vandross 1982
Busy Body
I'll Let You Slide
For The Sweetness Of Your Love
Jump To It Co-composed with Luther. Arranged by Marcus. Jump To It Aretha Franklin 1982
(It's Just) Your Love Co-composed and arranged with Luther.
Instant Love Co-composed and arranged with Luther. Instant Love Cheryl Lynn 1982
Sleep Walkin' Co-composed and arranged with Luther.
Lovin' You Roberta Flack sings at "Bustin' Loose". Suddenly Marcus Miller 1983
Much Too Much Marcus plays guitar more than bass.
Suddenly Co-composed with Mainor Ramsey.
Just For You We can listen at "Voyeur" by David Sanborn, too.
The Only Reason I Live Marcus plays all except Yogi Horton's drums.
Just What I Needed Different version at "The Best Of Marcus Miller".
Let Me Show You Marcus plays all of instruments.
Be My Love Co-composed with Luther.
Could It Be You Dizzy Gillespie plays at "Close To The Source".
Believer 12inch Single is available. Backstreet David Sanborn 1983
A Tear For Crystal Composed with David Sanborn.
Blue Beach Composed with David Sanborn.
Having A Party Composed with Luther Vandross. Forever, For Always, For Love Luther Vandross 1983
You're The Sweetest One Composed with Luther Vandross.
Get It Right Composed with Luther Vandross. Marcus plays the bass, synthesizer, and does arranging. Get It Right Aretha Franklin 1983
Pretender
Every Girl (Wants My Guy)
When You Love Me Like That
Got A Date Composed with Luther Vandross. How Many Times Can We Say Goodbye Dionne Warwick 1983
Do It 'Cause I Like It Composed with Luther Vandross.
A Lonely Way To Be Marcus produced for Lonnie at the first time. But this is first and last time now. Dreams Of Tomorrow Lonnie Liston Smith 1983
The Love I See In Your Eyes
Never Too Late 12inch Single is available.
Zebra Man Featuring David Sanbron's Soprano Saxophone. Foxie Bob James 1983
Unforgettable Great started song for 2nd solo album. Marcus Miller Marcus Miller 1984
Is There Anything I Can Do Beautiful ballad.
Superspy I like bass lead just like interlude at the beginning.
Juice David Sanborn plays saxophone.
I Could Give You More I like Marcus' lead vocal on this song.
Perfect Guy David Sanborn plays saxophone.
My Best Friend's Girlfriend Remix single by Jellybean is available.
Nadine Beautiful bass solo and song melody.
Yatokesa (Mobo #3) Composed with Kazumi Watanabe. Mobo Kazumi Watanabe 1984
Mobo #2 Composed with Kazumi Watanabe.
Could It Be You Original tune is at Marcus first solo "Suddenly". Closer To The Source Dizzy Gillespie 1984
Straight To The Heart Live. Original version is at "As We Speak" album. Straight To The Heart David Sanborn 1984
Run For Cover Live. Original version is at "Voyeur" album.
You're My Choice Tonight Composed with Luther Vandross. Love Language Teddy Pendergrass 1984
Dawn Song Marcus composed "Summer Nights" and this tune for great artist Grover. Inside Moves Grover Washington, Jr. 1984
'Til My Baby Comes Home Composed with Luther Vandross. The Night I Fell In Love Luther Vandross 1985
The Night I Fell In Love Composed with Luther Vandross.
It's Over Now Composed with Luther Vandross.
Do You Really Love Your Baby Composed with Luther Vandross. Touch Me The Temptations 1985
After You Composed with Bernard and Lenny. Mr. Wright Bernard Wright 1985
Killin' Me Composed with Bernard and Lenny.
Just When I Thought You Were Mine Co-composed with Bernard.
Tutu Famous and important tune for Marcus. Tutu Miles Davis 1986
Tomaas Co-composed with Miles. Omar Hakim on drums.
Portia Marcus prepared this and "Tutu" first for "Tutu"
Splatch Synthsizer solo by Adam Holzman.
Don't Lose Your Mind Featuring Michal Urbaniak's violin.
Full Nelson Played at "Night Music" television.
Maputo Played at The Jamaica Boys Tour in Japan. Double Vision Bob James & David Sanborn 1986
More Than Friends One of the most beautiful tunes.
See Me Co-composed with Luther Vandross. Give Me The Reason Luther Vandross 1986
I Gave It Up (When I Fell In Love) Co-composed with Luther Vandross.
I Really Didn't Mean It Co-composed with Luther Vandross.
Sudan McCoy Tyner plays electric piano ! Double Trios McCoy Tyner 1986
Palm Of Your Hand Co-composed with Mark Stevens, Lenny, and 'Nard. The Jamaica Boys The Jamaica Boys 1987
Let Me Hold You Closer 12inch "Long Version" available in Europe.
Romeo Co-composed with Mark Stevens, Lenny, and 'Nard.
Home Co-composed with Lenny and 'Nard.
Spend Some Time With Me Co-composed with Mark Stevens, Lenny, and 'Nard.
Sunshine(South Africa) Featuring guitar solo by Mike Stern.
(It's That) Lovin' Feeling Co-composed with Mark Stevens and Lenny.
I Want to Be There Lead vocal by Marcus.
Chicago Song 12inch Single is available. A Change Of Heart David Sanborn 1987
Imogene Another of most beautiful tunes.
Mt. Airy Road Arranged by Marcus, too. Collaboration George Benson & Earl Klugh 1987
Dreamin' Arranged by Marcus, too.
Lost In MadridáT Yes, Miles' trumpet is coming. Siesta Miles Davis & Marcus Miller 1987
Siesta/Kitt's Kiss/Lost In MadridáU Bass clarinet by Marcus, guitar by John Scofiled, and drums by Omar. At the end, Marcus fretless comes.
Theme For Augustine/Wind/Seduction/Kiss Theme From Augustin by Miles and Marcus. Great combination of Miles' trumpet and Marcus' clarinet.
Submission Featuring Marcus' bass clarinet, especially.
Lost In Madrid áV Just like Interlude.
Conchita/Lament Yes, Marcus Fender Jazz Bass is coming.
Lost In Madrid áW/Rat Dance/The Call Miles' trumpet and Marcus' bass clarinet are so beautiful, are they?
Claire/Lost In MadridáX Featuring Earl Klugh's guitar.
Afterglow Like Interlude.
Los Feliz Beautiful melody as a last tune.
Summer Nights Marcus plays many instruments except Grover's sax and Darryl Washington's symbal. Strawberry Moon Grover Washington, Jr. 1987
M & M Marcus doesn't play this tune. Love is Where It's At Doc Powell 1987
Slam 12inch Single is available. Close-Up David Sanborn 1988
J.T. J.T. stands James Taylor.
Goodbye Co-composed with David.
Pyramid Co-composed with David.
Tough Co-composed with David.
Camel Island Played "Night Music" on television.
What's Number One ? Music by Marcus, Lyrics by Boz and Jim Carroll. Other Roads Boz Scaggs 1988
Soul To Soul Composed with Bill Schnee.Bonus track in Japan.
Funny Composed by Marcus. Lyrics by Boz Scaggs.
You're Still My Baby All inst. by Marcus except guitar and synth program. Twice The Love George Benson 1988
Da Butt VComposed with Mark Stevens.12inch Single is abvailable. No.1 song at Black Chart. School Daze Various Artists
(E.U.)
1988
Oasis Composed with Mark Stevens. Oasis Roberta Flack 1988
Something Magic Composed with Mark Stevens.
My Someone To Love Composed with Roberta Flack.
Any Love Composed with Luther Vandross. Any Love Luther Vandross 1988
Are You Gonna Love Me Composed with Luther Vandross.
For You To Love Composed with Luther Vandross.
You Need SomebodyĀ@ Composed with Luther. But bass by Nathan East. Gregory Hines Gregory Hines 1988
Catembe Marcus played this tune at solo gigs for the first time Amandla Miles Davis 1989
Big Time Featuring Marcus' bass solo.
Hannibal Played at "Night Music" Television with Miles.
Jo-Jo Featuring tenor sax by Rick Margitza.
Amandla Featuring Joe Sample's piano.
Mr. Pastorius Played at "Night Music" with Miles, too.
Treat You Right Composed with Luther Vandross. The Best Of Luther Vandross Luther Vandross 1989
Come To The Go-Go Composed with Mark Stevens. Livin' Large E.U. 1989
T.K.O. Bonus track on Japan CD. Migration Dave Grusin 1989
Seven Years Of Good Luck Produced by Tommy LiPuma. Spellbound Joe Sample 1989
Move It ! Co-composed with VMark Stevens and Lenny. J-Boys The Jamaica Boys 1990
Shake It Up ! Co-composed with Lenny and 'Nard.
Serious Co-composed with Dinky, Lenny, and 'Nard.
Hold On (I'm On My Way) Co-coposed with Lenny White.
Somebody Like You Co-coposed with Lenny White.
The Jungle Comes Alive Co-coposed with Lenny White.
That's Deep With Lenny White, Bernard Wright
The Road Less Traveled Produced by Tommy LiPuma and recording member was same again as "Spellbound" album. Ashes To Ashes Joe Sample 1990
Strike Two
Another Hand David moved to Elektra Records. Marcus composed these two melodious tunes. Another Hand David Sanborn 1991
Dukes & Counts
Shake Dance Funky tune Healing The Wounds The Crusaders 1991
Maputo Feautured on "Double Vision" by B. James & D. Sanbon
Power Of Love Grammy winner at Best R&B Song ! Power Of Love Luther Vandross 1991
I'm Gonna Start Today Composed with Luther Vandross.
The Rush Composed with Luther Vandross.
Don't Want To Be A Fool Composed with Luther Vandross.
Get Back To Love Composed with Luther Vandross. So Intense Lisa Fischer 1991
Some Girls Composed with Luther Vandross.
Snakes Played at Live Under The Sky in 1992. Upfront David Sanborn 1992
Benny Very comfortable sound, isn't it?
Crossfire Composed with David Sanborn.
Full House Composed with David Sanborn featuring Eric Clapton.
Hey Composed with David ,RiāÉky, Steve, and Billy Patterson.
Alcazar Composed with David Sanborn.
Justice Composed with Kenwood Dennard. Just Advance Kenwood Dennard 1992
Just Duo Composed with Kenwood Dennard.
Burn It Up Voice of "Burn It Up" by Marcus. Just An Illusion Najee 1992
Love Me So Right Music by Marcus, Stephen Tavani, and Linda Tavani. Urban Missionaries Tavani 1992
Panther One of the famous and important tunes The Sun Don't Lie Marcus Miller 1993
Steveland Cool Wurlitzer bassline by Stevie's flavor
Rampage Vernon Reid, William Calhoun, and Miles!!!
The Sun Don't Lie He played this tune on Japan tour in 1999
Scoop Funky Kenny Garrett's saxophone
Mr. Pastorius Check "Ohne Filter" and "Night Music"
Funny (All She Needs Is Love) Boz Scaggs and Marcus made this song
Moons Marcus is doing all instruments
Juju Funky Countoff by Jonathan and Julian.
The King Is Gone (for Miles) Dedicated to MILES, of course
Little Miracles (Happen Every Day) Composed with Luther Vandross. Never Let Me Go Luther Vandross 1993
Love Me Again Composed with Luther Vandross.
Too Far Down Composed with Luther Vandross.
Love Is On The Way (Real Love) Composed with Luther Vandross.
Hustle Composed with Luther Vandross.
Lady, Lady Composed with Luther Vandross.
All My Love Composed with Chaka Khan Oasis Renee Diggs 1993
The Long Goodbye Composed with David Sanborn. Hearsay David Sanborn 1994
Little Face Featuring Robben Ford's guitar solo.
Jaws Composed with David Sanborn.
Mirage Composed with David Sanborn.
Big Foot Composed with David Sanborn.
Back To Memphis Composed with David Sanborn.
Dinosaur Composed with Al Jarreau and Robby Scharf. Tenderness Al Jarreau 1994
The Blues Featuring Big Jazz Legend's voices Tales Marcus Miller 1995
Tales Composed with Allen Toussaint
Eric Featuring Eric Gale's Voice and guitar solo by Hiram.
True Geminis Featuring great Miles Davis' Voice.
Rush Over Composed with Me'Shell NdegeOcello.
Running Through My Dreams (Interlude) Marcus is playing Fruit, too.
Ethiopia Sadowsky 5 strings bass
Tales (Reprise) Composed with Allen Toussaint featuring Joe Sample.
Forevermore Featuring Roberta Flack's voice at Intro.
Infatuation Composed with Lalah featuring her vocal.
I Can Make It Better Co-composed with Luther. Your Secret Love Luther vandross 1996
I Can't Wait No Longer
(Let's Do This)
Composed with Deidra "Spin" Roper of Salt-N-Pepa featuring vocal by Deidra herself.
Nobody To Love Co-composed with Luther.
From The Heart Sounds like George Benson? Laid Back Doc Powell 1996
And I Love You Co-composed with David Ward. Movie score by Marcus The Great White Hype Various Artsits
(Marcus Miller)
1996
Intro Live at Montreux with Claude Nobb's introdution. Live & More Marcus Miller 1997
Panther Live ! Original is at "The Sun Don't Lie" album.
Tutu Live ! Original is at "Tutu" by Miles, of course.
Funny (All She Needs Is Love) Live ! Original is at "The Sun Don't Lie" album.
Maputo Live ! Original is at "Double Vision" album.
Sophie Name of greyhound Marcus' family have.
Jazz In The House It was opening tune at Japan tour in 1997.
I'll Be There For You With S.Shockley, L.S.Sylvers, W.Shelby, W.Badarou.
(Anything Can Happen)
Theme From The 6th Man
Marcus did great work for movie score. The 6th Man Various Artsits
(Marcus Miller)
1997
I'm Only Human Composed with Luther Vandross. I Know Luther Vandross 1998
Corners (for Herbie) Also drums and Rhodes by Marcus! Inside David Sanborn 1999
Trance Featuring Dr. John's vocal samples.
Brother Ray Cool guitar on moog synthesizer by Marcus.
When I'm With You Vocal by Lalah Hathaway, Eric Benet, and Marcus.
Naked Moon Very moody by David's sax and Marcus' clarinet.
Bill's Theme Mixed by Marcus and David Issac. An American Love Story Various Artsits
(Marcus Miller)
1999
Chaney's Theme Mixed by Marcus and David Issac with Poogie's cymble.
All This Time (Intro) Co-composed with Lalah. Instrumental version. The Ladies Man Various Artsits
(Marcus Miller)
2000
It's A Lady Marcus with Tim Meadows
Have You Ever Had Sex? Patches' trumpet is so beautiful.
Houseboat Bonin' Yes, Marcus did great work for movie score.
Radio Waves
Old School Love
All This Time (Vocal Version) Co-composed with Lalah with her great voice.
Power Marcus tried scratches, too. M2 Marcus Miller 2001
Boomerang Featuring Raphael Saddiq's Vocal.
Nikki's Groove Featuring cute vocal by lovely Mary Nicole Miller.
Ozell (Interlude 1) Marcus, Mino Cinelu and Ray Bardani.
It's Me Again Featuring Scat Vocals by Djavan.
Cousin John Cousin John is Marcus' cousin John.
Ozell (Interlude 2) Marcus' guitar and bass clarinet were joined.
3 Deuces This is level name from very famous be-bop club in NY.
Ozell (Interlude 3) Wayne Shorter's soprano saxophone joined, too.
Paradiso Bonus track on Japan CD.
Your Amazing Grace Featuring Chaka Khan's great cool vocal.
The Love Theme Of course, Marcus did great work for movie score. The Brothers Various Artists
(Marcus Miller)
2001
Love Forgot Composed with Luther Vandross. Luther Vandross Luther Vandross 2001
I Can't Stand It Music by Marcus, Les McCann, and Alan Abrahams. Reprise is 0'56" featuring Marcus funky bass. Pump It Up Les McCann 2002
I Can't Stand It (Reprise)
Everlasting Like interlude which is 59 seconds. Beautiful World Take 6 2002
Street Jam Jam with two members of Take6 and David Sanborn.
She Saw You Luther and Marcus composed together. Dance With My Father Luther Vandross 2003
Midnight Marcus and Brian composed together. Come On Up Brian Culbertson 2003
Punk Jazz Revisited Added Marcus' compose to Jaco's compose. Word Of Mouth Revisited Various Artists
(Marcus Miller)
2003
Gumbo (Intro) Marcus plays the percussion and clarinet Blow Patches Stewart 2003
Blow Marcus, Kenny, Roger Byam, and DJ Quick
I Know What You Like Add Sylvester Stewart's "Don't Call Me Nigger, Whitney"
We Be Gettin' Down Featuring Roger Byam's tenor saxophone solo
Don't You Know Featuring Will Downing as a guest vocalist
Crusin' Featuring MC Lyte as a guest vocalist
Congo Square Patches, Kenny, and Marcus! Great friends!
Gumbo (Outro) Marcus plays the percussion, clarinet, bass, and keys
Intro Duction Eartha Kitt saying "Maaaahcus, darling" Silver Rain Marcus Miller 2005
Bruce Lee The opening tune for Marcus 2005 tour in Japan
La Villette Composed with Lalah featuring Kenn Hicks
Behind the Smile Harmonica by Gregorie Maret
Paris - Interlude Another tune featuring Gregoire Maret
Silver Rain Yes, reggae shuffle stitle tune featuring Eric Clapton
Make Up My Mind Marcus' bass clarinet melody line is so beautiful
Outro Duction Intro is the front door and outro is backdoor
Avanti - Intro Short intro which is 37 seconds Avanti Kenn Hicks 2005
Bridging THe Gap Composed with Shaffer Smith aka Ne-Yo. Save The Last Dance 2 Boxie 2006
Ooh Composed with Lalah. Bonus track The Essential - Power Marcus Miller 2006
Black All instruments and vocals by Marcus Another Side Of Me Marcus Miller 2006
Creepin' Composed and arrange with Poogie Get On The Kit Poogie Bell Band 2006
Blast Featuring Percussion Programmin by Julian! Free Marcus Miller 2007
Funk Joint Marcus plays the organ, Nard plays organ licks
Strum Tom Scott plays the tenor saxophone
Milky Way Composed Kevin R. Moore p/k/a Keb' Mo'
Pluck This is interlude featuring Keb' Mo'
'Cause I Want You Composed with Shihan Van Clief Marcus Marcus Miller 2008
Thunder Butterscotch on vocals, Beat Box, and Voice trumpet Thunder      S.M.V.      2008
Mongoose Walk Composed by SMV. Chick Corea is on Piano.
Los Tres Hermanos Poogie is on drums.
Mirano Stanley on Acoustic and Marcus on Frettless.
Pendulum Composed by SMV and Butterscotch.
Lemme Try Your Bass Composed with Stanley.
Grits Ronald Bruner, Jr. is on drums.
Exotica Vocals by Marcus, George, and Patti Austin Songs And Stories  Geroge Benson  2009
It Ain't Over With George and Robbie Benson. Only on Japan CD.
When Will I Know For Sure With Darren Rahn,Dave Koz, and Nate Harasim Hello Tomorrow  Dave Koz  2010
The Journey Nice balllad. Moog synthesizer by Marcus.
Detroit "Bruce Lee", "Blast", and "Detriot" this time ! Renaissance Marcus Miller  2012
Redemption  "La Villete", "Funk Joint", and "Redemption" this time !!
February Very beautiful tune by Marcus' color strongly.
Jekyll & Hyde Tasting every flavors...Rock, Jazz, and Funk!
Revelation Very strong tune like "Ethiopia" Marcus wrote before
Goree (Go-ray) Bass clarinet by Marcus. Islands located in Senegal
Cee-Tee-Eye Paul Jackson, Jr..is playing the guitar
Rebop For Paul Chambers Played by Marcus' bass only
Let There Be Light Jonathan and Marcus composed together Living My Dream Jonathan Butler 2014
Hylife Vocal chorus by Alune Wade and Cherif Soumano Afrodeezia Marcus Miller 2015
B's River Marcus is playing the Gimbri.
Preacher's Kid Lalah Hathaway is doing Vocals.
We Were There Dedicated to George Duke and Joe Sample
Son Of Macbeth Dedicated to Ralph MacDonald
Prism Mixed by Marcus' Blackberry
Xtraordinary Alvin Chea rom Take 6 is doing Bass Voice
Water Dancer Eight-twelve time is been using
I Can't Breathe Featuring Chuck D. and Mocean Worker
Seven Days Seven Times Peter Hess is playing the Bass clarinet Time And The River David Sanborn 2015
Day Dreamer David and Marcus composed together
Spirit Featuring beautiful Federico's piano solo Spirit Alex Han 2017

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Last Update June 22, 2017
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