Jason Miles

Genres: Easy Listening Jazz
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Decades: 1990s 2000s


30 June 1952, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. Miles played in rock bands before studying at Indiana State University. After graduation in 1973 he built a reputation for innovative electronic music. In 1979, he led a band featuring Michael Brecker and Marcus Miller, which he recorded although the set went unreleased for over three decades. As keyboard player, programmer and producer, Miles became highly regarded in recording studios where among many artists with whom he worked through the 80s and beyond are Brecker, Now You See It... (Now You Don’t), the Crusaders, Healing The Wounds, Miles Davis, Tutu and the soundtrack for Siesta, and Grover Washington Jnr, Strawberry Moon, as well as albums with Whitney Houston, Michael Jackson and Luther Vandross. Miles also works in film and television, including composing the score for People: A Musical Celebration Of Diversity (1995). The latter included the song, ‘Children Of The World’, music by Miles...

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