Ron Miles – trumpet, sattva

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Born out of a long collaborative history, the great chemistry of Denver-based trumpeter Ron Miles and guitarist Bill Frisell is amply documented on a number of Frisell recordings and their sublime duet album Heaven from 2002. Joined by master drummer Brian Blade, they teamed up again in 2010 and 2011 under Ron’s leadership for a few select concerts in Denver and Boulder, and cut a record entitled Quiver, the album features some of the most inspired music these three players have made in recent years. Primarily featuring Miles’s own tunes, the recording also includes interpretations of Duke Ellington and Henry Mancini compositions, as well as a wonderful song first recorded by Bix Beiderbecke and Bing Crosby in 1929, „There Ain’t No Sweet Man That’s Worth the Salt of My Tears.“

“Ron Miles is one of the finest trumpeters in jazz today. I can’t come up with a compelling reason why he should be anything other than a major name.”

“Miles plays brilliantly, singing the melodies with a tone bright and vocalized, tinged with melancholy…”
Down Beat