Latest Press

Mayor Rahm Emanuel's personal letter of congratulations to Michael.  Click here!

"Miles is Chicago's best kept secret...one of the leading lights of contemporary instrumental music." 
- Midwest Record

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10 LIVE VIDEO CLIPS with some of the world's greatest musicians--Darol Anger on violin, Corky Siegel on harmonica, Erkan Ogur of Turkey and many more. 

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New Releases

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

 

 

 

Other Brothers

"Best musical talents in Chicago... I just want to know when is the next gig." 

 - Rick Kogan, Chicago Tribune


Michael J. Miles--banjo, guitar, vocals

Lloyd Brodnax King--flute, bass, vocals

Michael J. Miles is one of the most innovative clawhammer banjo players in the world, as well as a master guitarist and singer.

Lloyd Brodnax King is a virtuoso flute soloist and award-winning composer. 

After 35 years of collaborating, Michael and Lloyd combine their vast knowledge of American and world genres into a seamless, inspiring sound.  

"Compelling improvisations. Great sounds, great songs, and great musicianship all around."    - Matt Watroba, WKAR

 

Other Brothers will win your heart with their world beat sound and breathtaking musicianship.  You'll hear their own compositions and their heartfelt, never-heard-before interpretations of American music.

 

"A broad reach of music, masterfully played in brilliant collaboration." 
         - Dave Para, Big Muddy Festival

 

LLoyd

 

 "HEADY PEOPLE"

Composed by Lloyd Brodnax King 


 

 

FIVE SONGS IN FIVE MINUTES!
Cross Road Blues by Robert Johnson;
Prelude to Cello Suite I by J. S. Bach;

Chicago Trilogy by Michael J. Miles;
Little Pink Houses by John Mellencamp;
Bang on the Drum by Todd Rundgren.