Instrumentalist

John K Miles plays saxophones, flutes and piano. As an instrumentalist he’s worked and recorded with a range of artists including reggae star Maxi Priest, UK jazz musicians Tim Garland, Gerard Presencer & Alan Skidmore, classical luminary Howard Moody, Britten Sinfonia, master Brazilian percussionist Adriano Adewale, soul legend Geno Washington and American trumpet virtuoso Terell Stafford, as part of a collaboration between Barbican Guildhall Creative Learning & Jazz at Lincoln Centre in New York. He's released two instrumental albums under his own name, 'The Enchanter' and 'Trane Ride.'

John is a passionate believer in the benefits for well-being through instrumental practice.

Clips

Flute solo - with Adriano Adewale -
John K Miles Septet
Tenor Sax & Rhodes - 'Speak No Evil'
Tenor Sax & Rhodes - 'If I Should Lose You'
Intro Bass Flute solo - 'Waiting For Rain'
Soprano Sax - 'Stella Reharm'
Tenor Saxophone - with Gerard Presencer - Ceri Evans Sextet
Flute - 'Speak No Evil'
Tenor Saxophone - Practising 'Invitation'
Alto Saxophone - Practising 'All the Things'
With Maxi Priest aged 20!

Instrumentalist Discography

Trane Ride- John K Miles

MMM - MMM001

 

The Enchanter - John K Miles

Miles Music - MMCD082

 

Hidden Treasure - Ceri Evans Sextet

Big Life Jazz - BLJCD001

 

A Bigger Picture - Damon Brown

33 Jazz

 

Under Ubi's Tree - Nathan Riki Thomson

Naim label

 

Walk Softly - Guildhall Jazz Band featuring Kenny Wheeler

Wave CD 32

 

Woman in You - Maxi Priest

10 Records

 

Between the Sea and the Sky - Phil Hudson

Independent