Dan Miller

Dan Miller's Biography

Jazz trumpeter Dan Miller, grew up in the vibrant musical scene of Chicago during the 1980s. He attended the University of North Texas, and moved to New York City in 1991. He has studied with Don Jacoby, Bobby Shew, John Haynie, Ed Treutel, Nick Drozdoff, Gary Slavo, Brad Goode, and Barry Harris.

He spent eleven years (1990-2000) as a member of the Harry Connick, Jr. Orchestra, traveling the world and recording numerous albums and television specials. Dan also toured internationally and recorded with Wynton Marsalis, Maynard Ferguson, Tom Jones, and Woody Herman. He has also performed with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Lionel Hampton Orchestra, The Duke Ellington Orchestra, Curtis Fuller, Branford Marsalis, Randy Brecker, Frank Foster, Jon Hendricks, George Coleman, Charles McPherson, Benny Golson, Jimmy Heath, Tom Harrell, David "Fathead" Newman, Ira Sullivan, Bobby Shew, and Jack McDuff.

Since 2005, he has split his time between New York City and Florida, and is a member of the Naples Philharmonic Jazz Orchestra. He is an Artist in Residence for the University of Central Florida's School of Music in Orlando.

Dan is a Yamaha Clinician and Performing Artist and works with college bands, high school bands, and private students nationwide.

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