Born: June 30 Primary Instrument: Producer
In an industry where copycatting and contrivance is too often encouraged and true creativity and innovation is needed but not always rewarded, Jason Miles has stood his ground as a true musical visionary. From his groundbreaking synth programming on Miles Davis' 80s masterpieces Tutu, Music From Siesta and Amandla to his current partnership with DJ Logic in the pioneering global fusion group Global Noize, the Grammy Award winning New York native-dubbed by one insightful veteran journalist as the Quincy Jones of Contemporary Jazz-has consistently brought the highest level of artistry to his multi-faceted recordings (as both producer and artist) and live performances....
Awards:2000 Grammy: Best Pop Vocal Performance (Producer) 2000 Grammy Nomination: Best Pop Instrumental performance. -Grover Washington, Jr. 2003 Latin Grammy Nomination: Best Latin Jazz Album - Gato Barbieri's The Shadow Of The Cat 2003 Billboard Latin Jazz Album of the Year - Gato Barbieri's The Shadow Of The Cat 2004 Grammy Nomination: Best Pop Instrumental Performance Chasing Shadows
Willing to teach:
Advanced students only.
I do clinics that teach everything from how to be a great producer to performance to the art of understanding the music business.have taught at Berklee, Manhattan School of Music, Ithaca College. 35 years of experience.