Jeffery Miller
New York, NY
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Jeffery M.

New York, NY
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Whatever you wish to learn from me, I will do my best to make sure you get the information you need!

About Jeffery M.

Hi there! I am a Grammy-nominated, 24-year-old trombonist and singer from New Orleans, LA. I graduated from The Juilliard School with my Bachelor's in Jazz Studies in May 2018, and I am returning to Juilliard to pursue my Master's. You can catch me working a LOT in the NY area as both a sideman and a leader of my own quintet.

I also play euphonium, tuba and some piano. I've performed/recorded with Wynton Marsalis, Delfeayo Marsalis, Ellis Marsalis, Mac Miller, John Legend, Solange, Jon Batiste, and more. I have studied privately/have great relationships with world-renowned trombonists such as Steve Turre, Joe Alessi, Elliot Mason, Delfeayo Marsalis and Wycliffe Gordon. I would be more than happy to share with you what I have learned (and continue to learn) from such amazing players.

It would be my pleasure to help you increase your musicianship! All I ask is that you be honest with me as well as yourself. I love to learn equally as much as I love to teach, so book a lesson! (Ask about my group lesson rates, those are always a lot of fun too!) Let's learn from each other!

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Boyce G.
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Jeffery is able to provide an excellent perspective on what it takes to perform in an organic and musical way in front of large crowds, as he has a ton of experience doing so. I highly recommend taking lessons from Jeffery, it is a wonderful experience.

Posted Jan 20, 2019
Beau
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Great guy very smart very helpful excited to learn more!

Posted Jan 19, 2019
Mike Pellera
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Jeffery breaks down the basics of Classical and Jazz Theory and gives you methods to master new concepts and directly apply them to improvisation and composition.

Posted Jul 2, 2016

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Experience

Trombonist
Jun 2018 - Present

Charles Turner and Uptown Swing

Charles Turner is hands-down, one of my favorite jazz vocalists of this generation, and it is an honor to be in his band. Every time we play, we bring down the house with swing!

Trombonist
Mar 2018 - Present

Steven Feifke Big Band

Steven Feifke is a master of harmony and orchestration (and not to mention, a KILLING pianist). Playing in his big band always keeps me on my toes (in the good way).

Trombonist
Mar 2018 - Present

Endea Owens and the Cookout

Endea Owens is a young star bass player with whom I went to Juilliard. Playing in her band feels like being at a cookout, surrounded by family!

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis
Jan 2018 - Present

Jazz at Lincoln Center

Performing on and off with the JLCO with Wynton Marsalis. For example, I have played trombone for the first half of their 2018 European Tour. Other concerts include "Music of Ornette Coleman" in the JALC Rose Theater and "Leonard Bernstein at 100" at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C.

Wynton Marsalis Septet
Mar 2017 - Present

Jazz at Lincoln Center

Performed in NYC, Abu Dhabi and France with Wynton Marsalis

Disneyland All-American College Band 2016
May 2016 - Present

Disney

Solange
Jul 2017 - Jul 2017

New Orleans Essence Festival

Guest Artist with Jon Batiste
Apr 2016 - Apr 2016

National Jazz Museum in Harlem

International Jazz Day Curator: Jon Batiste Concert and Conversation Featuring: Patrick Bartley Jr – Saxophones Jeffery M. – Trombone Giorgi Mikadze – Piano Linda Oh – Bass Julius Rodriguez – Drums

2014 GRAMMY Band
Jan 2014 - Feb 2014

GRAMMY Foundation

includes performing at the Official GRAMMY Afterparty

Carnegie Hall - Preservation Hall Jazz Band
Jan 2012 - Jan 2012

Carnegie Hall/Preservation Hall

FEATURING George Wein, Del McCoury Band, Allen Toussaint, Ed Helms, GIVERS, Steve Earle, Tao Seeger, My Morning Jacket, Trombone Shorty, Yasiin Bey (aka Mos Def), King Britt, Blind Boys of Alabama, and Merrill Garbus of tUnE-yArDs.

Education

Bachelor's in Music - Jazz Studies/Trombone
Aug 2014 - Present

The Juilliard School

High School Diploma - Jazz Studies
Aug 2010 - May 2014

The New Orleans Center for Creative Arts

High School Diploma
Aug 2010 - May 2014

Benjamin Franklin High School

Languages

English

Fluent / Native Proficiency

German

Limited Proficiency

Certifications

YoungArts Merit Award Winner
Mar 2014

YoungArts Foundation

2014 & 2015 Award Winner
Louis Prima Award 2013
Dec 2013

ASCAP

awarded by Louis Prima, Jr.

Awards

YoungArts Merit Award
Jan 2014

YoungArts Foundation

2013 ASCAP Louis Prima Award
Dec 2013

ASCAP

Honorable Mention - Superior Musicianship
Mar 2013

Loyola Jazz Fest

Affiliations

BMI
Mar 2016
Broadcast Music Inc. was founded in 1939 by forward-thinkers who wanted to represent songwriters in emerging genres, like jazz, blues and country, and protect the public performances of their music. Operating on a non-profit-making basis, BMI is now the largest music rights organization in the U.S. and is still nurturing new talent and new music.
International Trombone Association
Nov 2015
The general purposes of the International Trombone Association shall be: To promote communications among trombonists around the world, to improve the artistic level of performance, teaching, and literature associated with the trombone family and to function as a clearing house for trombone-related ideas and information

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