Ron Miles

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Ron Miles
Miles in concert with Bill Frisell, Innsbruck, Austria, October 29, 2009
Miles in concert with Bill Frisell, Innsbruck, Austria, October 29, 2009
Background information
Born (1963-05-09) May 9, 1963 (age 58)
Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.
Occupation(s)Musician, composer
InstrumentsCornet, trumpet
Years active1980–present
LabelsCapri, Gramavision, Sterling Circle, Prolific
Associated actsBill Frisell, Fred Hess

Ron Miles (born May 9, 1963) is an American jazz trumpeter, cornetist, and composer. He has recorded for the labels Prolific (1986), Capri (1990), and Gramavision.[1]


Miles moved to Denver, Colorado from Indianapolis at the age of 11 and attended Denver East High School. He studied music at the University of Denver (1981–1985) and the Manhattan School of Music (1986).[1] He is among Denver's most prominent jazz musicians.[2] He is the co-ordinator of Jazz Studies at Metropolitan State University of Denver.[3]


As leader[edit]

As sideman[edit]

With Bill Frisell

With Fred Hess

  • 2002: The Long and Short of It (Tapestry)
  • 2004: Crossed Paths (Tapestry)
  • 2006: How Bout' Now (Tapestry)
  • 2007: In the Grotto (Alison)
  • 2008: Single Moment (Alison)

With others


  1. ^ a b Yanow, Scott. "Ron Miles – Music Biography, Credits and Discography". AllMusic. Retrieved February 28, 2013.
  2. ^ Bret Saunders (September 14, 2010). "Jazz: The many styles of Ron Miles". The Denver Post. Archived from the original on March 9, 2011.
  3. ^ Metropolitan State College of Denver – Department of Music Retrieved October 11, 2012.

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