NAME: Jason Miles (Grammy Award winning producer and recording artist)
LOCATION: New York
FAVORITE MUSIC SOFTWARE: Ableton Live
Namba Gear: Kava Laptop Studio Bag
GIVE US A BRIEF BIO: I am a producer, arranger, Composer, keyboardist and conceptualist.
I have been in the music business for many years and have seen many generations of the business-It is always changing-I have had the good fortune to work with some of the best artists of the last 30 years: Miles Davis, Luther Vandross, Sting, Marcus Miller, Michael Brecker, Chaka Kahn, Suzy Bogguss, and many others.
I am now looking at the next generation of great artists as they will be the ones to lead the music and the business through the next 25 years
TELL US ABOUT YOUR LATEST PROJECT, RECORDING, OR PERFORMANCE: I have a few new projects:
Soul Summit Live at The Berks Jazz Fest was just released on Shanachie.
Global Noize with myself and Dj Logic and a cast of incredible artists like Me’Shell Ndegeocello, Karl Denson, John Popper, Vernon Reid – It will be released on April 29th and we are going to play live-check www.myspace.com/globalnoizejazz.
I recently produced-Suzy Bogguss-Sweet Danger.
Travis Sullivans Bjorkestra-Koch records-Jan 22 release.
WHAT DO YOU LIKE BEST ABOUT YOUR NAMBA GEAR BAG? Very ergonomic-it is comfortable to wear and you can carry so many essentilal items that are important to the everyday life of the musician/artist/whatever!!
TELL US ABOUT YOUR FAVORITE REMOTE RECORDING LOCATION: On the top of a mountain recording natural sounds of the earth.
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