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A-sides CD

Fingerstyle guitar with Darol Anger on violin 

 

Two New Hal Leonard books

BOB DYLAN FOR BANJO

 

FIRST 50 SONGS
To Play on the Banjo 
(co-written with Greg Cahill)

 

CD's On Sale

 

 

 

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Featuring the Chamber Blues String Quartet


Featuring the banjo with flugelhorn and cajon

Featuring the Chamber Blues String Quartet, and some of the very finest jazz musicians in Chicago....plus trumpet, flugelhorn, vibes, voices, & percussion.


 

New Century Suite


Featuring Blue Note recording artist, Jackie Allen
 

Featuring Bela Fleck playing harmony banjo

Banjoist and composer Miles has collaborated with some of the world's best musicians here-- Bela Fleck; jazz singer Jackie Allen; plus alto flute, piano and more. 

 

 

American Bach

 


Arranged for clawhammer banjo and double bass


Opening to Miles' 5-movement composition

This recording JS Bach’s first and third suites for unaccompanied cello, arranged for clawhammer banjo and double bass.   Others have experimented with Bach, but no banjo player has ever attempted playing entire suites.    

 

 

 

The Magic Banjo

Classic fiddle tune played clawhammer style. 
 

Beautiful melody from Brittany 

Using 8 different banjos, including Senegalese Halam and fretless minstrel banjo Miles plays the music from his one-man show entitled "From Senegal to Seeger: Stories of the American Banjo."

 

 

 

Counterpoint

 

Instrumental version of song by Stan Rogers.

 


Banjo harmony with jazz flute

Miles’ debut recording features traditional melodies on one banjo, with counterpoint harmony lines on a second banjo.   This double banjo sound is accompanied by lush instrumentation--accordion, jazz flute, marimba, & fiddle.