Ron Miles

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Ron Miles
Birth nameRon Miles
Born(1963-05-09) May 9, 1963 (age 49)
Indianapolis, Indiana
GenresJazz
OccupationsComposer, Trumpeter
InstrumentsCornet, Trumpet
Years active1980–present
LabelsSterling Circle Records
Associated actsBill Frisell, Fred Hess, Roch Lockyer
 
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Ron Miles
Birth nameRon Miles
Born(1963-05-09) May 9, 1963 (age 49)
Indianapolis, Indiana
GenresJazz
OccupationsComposer, Trumpeter
InstrumentsCornet, Trumpet
Years active1980–present
LabelsSterling Circle Records
Associated actsBill Frisell, Fred Hess, Roch Lockyer

Ron Miles (born May 9, 1963) is an American trumpeter, cornetist and composer.

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Career

Miles moved to Denver, Colorado at the age of 11 and attended Denver East High School. Ron went on to study music at the University of Denver (1981–1985) and the Manhattan School of Music (1986). He is among Denver's most prominent jazz musicians.[1] He is also the Coordinator of Jazz Studies at Metropolitan State University of Denver.[2]

He is now also working in collaboration with Sterling Circle Records.[3]

Quotes

“Ron Miles is one of the finest trumpeters in jazz today. I can’t come up with a compelling reason why he should be anything other than a major name.” –JazzTimes

“Miles plays brilliantly, singing the melodies with a tone bright and vocalized, tinged with melancholy...” –Down Beat

Discography

As Leader:

With Bill Frisell:

With Fred Hess:

With Joe Henry:

With Wayne Horvitz:

With Rich Lamb:

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