Phil Miller

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Phil Miler
Miller at The Vortex,
London, October 2006
Background information
Birth nameHugh Colin Hopper
Born(1949-01-22)22 January 1949
Barnet, Hertfordshire, England
Died18 October 2017(2017-10-18) (aged 68)
GenresJazz fusion, progressive rock, experimental
Associated actsDelivery, Matching Mole, Hatfield and the North, National Health, Short Wave, In Cahoots

Philip Paul Miller (22 January 1949 – 18 October 2017)[1] was an English progressive rock/jazz guitarist who was part of the Canterbury scene.

Miller was born in Barnet, Hertfordshire. He was a member of the bands Delivery, Matching Mole, Hatfield and the North, National Health, Short Wave (with Hugh Hopper(†), Pip Pyle(†) and Didier Malherbe), and worked in solo projects and in his band In Cahoots, which he founded in 1982 with Richard Sinclair, Elton Dean(†), Peter Lemer, and Pip Pyle.[2]

In 2005 and 2006, Miller toured with the re-united Hatfield and the North.


Bands and cooperations that Phil Miller played in (1966-2005)
Year Artist Title
1970 Carol Grimes & Delivery Fools Meeting
1972 Caravan Waterloo Lily
1972 Matching Mole Matching Mole
1972 Matching Mole Little Red Record
1973 Coxhill/Miller Miller/Coxhill
1974 Hatfield and the North Hatfield & the North
1975 Hatfield and the North The Rotters’ Club
1978 National Health National Health
1978 National Health Of Queues and Cures
1980 Hatfield and the North Afters
1982 Gowen/Miller/Sinclair/Tomkins Before A Word Is Said
1982 National Health D.S. Al Coda
1986 Dave Stewart & Barbara Gaskin Up From The Dark
1987 Phil Miller Cutting Both Ways
1988 Geoff Leigh and Frank Wuyts From Here To Drums
1988 Phil Miller Split Second
1990 National Health Complete
1991 Phil Miller/In Cahoots Live 1986-1989
1991 Phil Miller Digging In
1992 Phil Miller/Fred Baker Double Up
1993 Phil Miller/In Cahoots Live in Japan
1993 Hatfield and the North Live 90
1993 Short Wave Short Wave Live
1994 Phil Miller/In Cahoots Recent Discoveries
1994 Matching Mole BBC Radio 1 In Concert
1994 Robert Wyatt Flotsam Jetsam (Matching Mole)
1995 Miller + Hopper Unsettled Scores
1996 National Health Missing Pieces
1996 Phil Miller/In Cahoots Parallel
1998 Pip Pyle 7 Year Itch
1999 Mark Hewins Rebela
2001 In Cahoots Out of the Blue
2003 Phil Miller/In Cahoots All That
2005 Hatfield and the North Hatwise Choice
2006 Hatfield and the North Hattitude
2006 Phil Miller/In Cahoots Conspiracy Theories
2011 Phil Miller/In Cahoots Mind Over Matter



  1. ^ "Canterbury Legend Phil Miller Remembered". 19 October 2017. Retrieved 19 October 2017.
  2. ^ Dorsch, Jim. "Phil Miller: Biography". Allmusic. Retrieved 2010-05-17.

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