Sire Bass Auction Signed by Artist Marcus Miller

Grammy winning bassist Marcus Miller has generously donated a signature Sire V7 bass to the Telluride Society for Jazz to be auctioned off during the 40th Telluride Jazz Festival. Proceeds from the auction of the signed bass will go directly to the year round student education programs and initiatives presented by our nonprofit organization.


The signed Marcus Miller Sire V7 signature bass will be on display during the Telluride Jazz Festival weekend. Bids can be made at the merch tent until Sunday, August 7th and a w inner will be announced before the end of the festival that day.


  • It is built with swamp ash/North American alder which is a high quality tone wood that is not common for basses in this price range
  • The pickups have been upgraded and made with fiber bobbin and alnico 5 magnet, and US manufactured heavy formvar wires for that rich and strong jazz bass sounds
  • Built with the new Marcus Miller’s heavy mass bridge. The bridge has been specifically designed and manufactured at the request of Marcus Miller. By adding a heavy mass saddle to the traditional jazz bass bridge, more rich and punchy tone is generated
  • The top quality new Marcus Miller 3Band EQ/Preamp system. Sire’s 3-Band EQ preamp is a new development for the Marcus Miller series bass in order to meet the needs of Marcus Miller’s versatility and to cover various styles of music