Miles Mosley

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Miles Mosley
Born 1980
Origin Hollywood, California
Genres Jazz, hip hop, experimental rock, fusion, acoustic rock
Occupation(s) Musician, songwriter
Instruments Vocals, double bass, guitar, piano, violin, cello
Associated acts Chris Cornell, Jonathan Davis and the SFA, Mos Def, Lauryn Hill, Jeff Beck, Jason Mraz, Joni Mitchell, Melissa Etheridge, Gnarls Barkley, Terrence Howard, Common

Miles Mosley is a vocalist, bassist, guitarist, pianist, composer and arranger from Hollywood, California. He was named after Miles Davis.

Life and career[edit]

Miles Mosley was trained in classical music and jazz at Colburn School of Music in downtown L.A. Mosley has studied with some of jazz's finest musicians, including John Clayton, Ray Brown and Al McKibbon. He claims he picked the upright bass because it was the only instrument at his school that he did not have to bring home with him. Mosley's style has often been described as brothel jazz; Mosley himself describes it as if Jimi Hendrix played upright bass in Prince's band.

Throughout the years Mosley has written, composed, performed live and appeared in videos for various artists including Chris Cornell, Jonathan Davis, Everlast, Terrence Howard, Joni Mitchell, Lauryn Hill, Gnarls Barkley, Jeff Beck, Common, Christina Aguilera, Lesa Carlson.

Mosley has released a number of albums containing his own solo work. In addition, he has worked for Creative Counseling Network, a non-profit organization that provides access to the arts for under-served young people.

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