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Ron Miles

Denver trumpeter Ron Miles' resume includes time with Bill Frisell, Don Byron, the Ellington Orchestra, and Fred Hess’ Boulder Creative Music Ensemble. Besides being solicited all over the world for his unique sound, Ron is a staple of the Denver jazz scene and his recent releases as band leader show off his skills as a composer and arranger as well as a “phenomenally gifted trumpeter” (Bill Milkowski).

A resident of Denver since he was 11, he began playing the trumpet seriously in junior high school and studied music at the University of Denver (1981-1985) and the Manhattan School of Music (1986). Miles says that living in Denver has given him an appreciation for a broad array of musical styles that he might not have acquired elsewhere. “Country and Western music, Latin, jazz, and rock are all popular here, so you find yourself trying out a lot of ideas with other musicians and gaining a healthy respect for the music,” he explains.

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Discography

I Am A Man

I Am A Man

Yellowbird
2017

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Circuit Rider

Circuit Rider

ENJA - Yellowbird
2014

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Quiver

Quiver

Enja Records
2012

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Stone/Blossom

Stone/Blossom

Sterling Circle
2007

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Stone / Blossom

Stone / Blossom

Sterling Circle
2006

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Laughing Barrel

Laughing Barrel

Sterling Circle
2003

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