The Business and Creation of Music with Adam Miller
Guitarist Adam Miller has played with some of the biggest names in music, but what does it take to craft your own signature sound all while building a business around your music? By fusing the best of acoustic, jazz, blues, and fingerstyle playing, Adam is creating a new style of instrumental guitar music. In today's episode Adam shares his crazy story of how he played with Les Paul in NYC, his recent move to LA, crafting his unique sound, and his album 'The Defining of Success'.
About Adam Miller
With a unique approach to the guitar, Adam Miller's music is groovy and approachable, whilst having a melodic sophistication that only comes from years of cross genre hopping. His inclusion of complex rhythms and dissonant haunting phrases, combined with breathtaking riffs and melodies are his signature. His jazz influenced style with finger-picking mastery creates a improvisation filled live performance that is beautifully unpredictable. This has seen him share stages with Les Paul, Tommy Emmanuel, Matt Schofield, Russell Morris, Charlie Hunter, Adam Levy, Ariel Posen, Tony McManus, Ben Gillies (Silverchair), and the list continues....
Following a relentless international touring schedule the past few years which has seen him perform in the USA, Canada, UK, Germany, France, Italy, Poland, Japan, & Australia, Adam Miller has just released his new album THE DEFINING OF SUCCESS in March 2018.
Miller has had feature articles in Guitar Player, Acoustic Guitar, Premier Guitar, Acoustic UK, Australian Guitar, and Australian Musician. In 2013 his album "Delayed" named in the top 10 Albums of 2012 by US Acoustic Guitar Magazine. He was also named on of the top 25 Future Legends in Australian Guitar Magazine. In 2010 Miller was named "Guitarist Deserving Wider Recognition" by US based magazine, Guitar International.
Having released 6 independent Solo Albums to date that have all gone on to international acclaim, Miller is also signed to USA video tuition Label 'TrueFire', and has lectured in Jazz and Contemporary Guitar at the University Of Newcastle, Australia.
He is an endorser of Nik Huber Guitars, D'Angelico Guitars, Traugott Guitars, Thorell Guitars, Two-Rock Amplifiers, Henriksen Amplifiers, Analysis Plus Cables, Seymour Duncan Pickups, and D’Addario Strings.