Michael "Patches" Stewart@ iWe love Patchesj
His cool official website is
Patches' latest album released in 2013
Recently Patches is spending the life time in Poland and during these days, he learns the history of Jazz in this country and as a result of that, this cool album was made.
with Robert Kubiszyn, Rafal Maslow, Poogie Bell, Raul Midon, Kenny Garrett, George Duke,
and Malgorzata Zalewska
|Patches is on
"Papa Was A Rollong Stone" with
Keb' Mo', Wah Wah Watson, and
|Patches is on
"Maestros de las Frecuencias Bajas"
"Lospy Lu - Silly Putty".
|Patches is on
"Blast", "Funk Joint", "Free",
and "Higher Ground".
|Marcus is on
I Know What You Like
We Be Gettin' Down
Don't You Know
Tell Me A Bedtime Story
Master Of All Trades
| Recorded at Knitting Factory
Los Angeles, USA
October 14, 2002
Special guest interview
Check detail at DVD page.
|Born at New Orleans, Louisiana on July 31, 1959 and studied at Berklee
College of Music" in Boston.
Around in 1981, Patches joined Quincy Jones' "The Dude" tour and in 1983 started as a member of great jazz singer
Al Jarreau's tour for more than ten years. In 1991, he came to Japan for the Marcus Miller Project
featuring Joe Sample and Lalah Hathaway at "Live Under The Sky" with Dean, Poogie, and Everette.
Also, the following year, in 1992, came back for "Live Under The Sky" again for another the Marcus Miller Project
which is featuring David Sanborn with Omar and Dean. When Marcus started as a solo artist in 1994,
Patches joined tour with Kenny, Poogie, Nard, and Dean and visited Japan in 1995.
And then till 2007, whenever Marcus has Japan tours in 1996, 97, 98, 99, 2001 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07
Patches visited with him, that is one and only member.
During Marcus' tour all over the world, Patches released his solo debuts album called "Blue Patches" in 1997
and 2nd solo "Penetration" in 1998 and joined some great aritist recordings, for example,
David Sanborn, Lenny White, Earth, Wind, & Fire and so on.
Patches also have some tours for Babyface, Diana Ross and the Supremes, and Rickie Lee Jones.
In September 2001, joined recording "Happy People" by Kenny Garrett.
Also Patches plays solos on the animated childrenfs fable "The Trumpet Of The Swan"
Now Patches is great artist of 3 Deuces Records where Marcus is.
Finally 3rd solo called "Blow" was produced by Marcus released in Japan on October 15th and USA later.
Of course, Patches plays on Marcus' latest album "Free" and has Marcus' world tour in 2007.
Nowadays Patches is spending more time in Poland and finally released "On Fire" in 2013
And he is joining "The Jazz Cruise" tour for/with Marcus at the beginning of years.
Osaka Blue Note, Japan
October 17th, 1998
Based on E.B. White's
popular children' book
of the same name.
This animated film produced
by Nest Family Entertainment and RichCest Animation Studio.
Music by Marcus.
Trumpet by Patches.
Mt. Fuji Jazz Festival, Japan
|Osaka Blue Note, Japan
October 17th, 1998
The last night at Osaka gigs.
Marcus played "Run For Cover"
by himself only after the
Patches has already had
a coat as you can see from
After taken this photo, he said
"Oh!? Marcus!?", and then
coming back to the stage
taking off coat.
|Marcus and Patches
It became ten times
that he came to Japan
with Marcus since 1991.
Featuring artists are
Take 6, Lalah Hathaway, and
The Trumpet Of The Swan
|"Blue Patches"||Arts by my son and daughter|
|Albums with Marcus and Patches together excluding bootlegs.|
|The Sun Don't Lie
Marcus Miller / 1992
|Trumpet with "Miles Vibe" on "Funny"|
Al Jarreau / 1994
|Live video is also available.|
David Sanborn / 1994
|Play on four tunes including "Little Face"|
Marcus Miller / 1995
|Be a regular member for Marcus' works.|
|Live & More
Marcus Miller / 1996
|Play the flugelhorn on "Maputo"|
|The Best Of Marcus Miller
Marcus Miller / 1998
|Including live version of "Run For Cover"
recorded at Osaka Blue Note.
Wayman Tisdale / 1998
|Check "Sultry Summer"|
|The Ladies Man
Original Soundtrack / 2000
|"Have You Ever Had Sex?" is so beautiful.|
Original Soundtrack / 2001
|"The Love Theme" is beautiful, too.|
Marcus Miller / 2001
|Yeah, Grammy winner album! Congratulations!|
Kenny Garrett / 2002
|Check "Song For DiFang" and "Happy People"|
Take 6 / 2002
|Kirk Whalum and Patches play on two tunes|
|The Ozell Tapes
Marcus Miller / 2002
|"So what" and "Miles Medley"! Great Patches!|
|Word Of The Mouth Revisited / Jaco Pastorius Big Band / Various Artist
|As a bonus track, that means no big band, Patches plays "Punk Jazz Revisited" with Marcus.|
|Groove Warrior / Dean Brown / 2004||3 solos on "Break Song"
'Nard on synth, Marcus on bass,
and Patches on muted trumpet
|Silver Rain / Marcus Miller / 2005|| Patches is on
"Bruce Lee", "Frankenstein", "Moonlight Sonata", "Silver Rain", "Girls & Boys", "Power Of Soul
|Let's Roll 2007 / Keith Anderson / 2007||Marcus and Patches are on "Trance"|