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Guitarist Jane Miller is also a composer, arranger, and author with roots in both the jazz and contemporary acoustic guitar worlds. Her first book, Introduction to Jazz Guitar (Berklee Press/Hal Leonard, 2015), is for guitarists of all styles. Her follow-up book, Triads for the Improvising Guitarist (Berklee Press/Hal Leonard), is scheduled for release in 2019. She is a contributing editor to Acoustic Guitar magazine and a former monthly columnist for Premier Guitar magazine. The Jane Miller Group has released four CDs, most recently Boats in 2018. Her solo guitar recording, called Three Sides to a Story, was released in June of 2013.
Miller has performed and conducted master classes and clinics around the world. In addition to leading her own jazz instrumental quartet and performing as a solo jazz guitarist, she has worked in a chamber jazz trio with saxophonist Cercie Miller and bassist David Clark, for which she contributes many compositions. She has recorded over 70 video lessons for jamplay.com, providing lessons in jazz guitar. She is a featured guitarist in noted jazz journalist Scott Yanow’s 2013 book, The Great Jazz Guitarists: A Complete Guide.
"I like my students to come away from my lessons and classes equipped to solve musical puzzles on the guitar. I like them to feel inspired to practice and write and arrange music in their own style after working together, to unlock the necessary concepts and techniques that will allow them to confidently contribute as working musicians."