Miller @ the Spitz
11 November 2006
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Drummer, music director and composer Troy Miller initially played
in a family band at his local church. As a teenager he reached the
finals of the BBC Young Musician of the Year competition. Miller
graduated from the Guildhall School Of Music in 1999, where he now
Miller has toured with vibes legend Roy Ayres and Don Blackman.
To date he has worked with artists such as Jocelyn Brown, Omar,
Mica Paris, Julian Joseph, Jean Toussaint, Roachford, Guy Barker,
Kyle Eastwood, Marcus Printup and Gary Bartz. Miller has also recorded
two albums with the award winning British born saxophonist Soweto
Miller’s acclaimed debut album “40 Days” was
released in June 2006 on the J’Noir record label. This album
features many of the accomplished musicians Miller has worked with
(and still working with) such as Jean Toussaint, Eric Revis and
Marcus Printup. “40 Days” received further valuable
input from vocalists Eska Mtungwazi, Xantoné Blacq and piano
virtuoso Jason Rebello.
Miller continues to perform with various established live bands
throughout the UK and beyond. He also finds time to fulfil various
solo projects such as writing for the Prague Philharmonic strings
(who also appear on his “40 Days” album).
Troy Miller – drums / piano
Xantone Blacq – vocals
Jean Toussante – saxophone
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