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Jane Miller

Jane Miller is a guitarist, composer, and arranger with roots in both jazz and contemporary acoustic guitar worlds. She is a featured guitarist in noted jazz journalist Scott Yanow’s 2013 book The Great Jazz Guitarists: A Complete Guide. The Jane Miller Group has released three CDs. Her fourth CD, her first solo guitar recording, called “Three Sides To a Story,” was released in June of 2013.

Jane has performed solo and in duo and group settings in around the United States. In addition to leading her own jazz instrumental quartet, she is in a working Chamber Jazz Trio with saxophonist Cercie Miller and bassist David Clark, for which she contributes many compositions. She has been a guest guitarist with SONiA, of disappear fear, traveling and recording with the internationally acclaimed singer-songwriter.

Jane is a Contributing Editor to Acoustic Guitar Magazine, and is a former monthly columnist for Premier Guitar Magazine. She has also written for Mel Bay publishing company’s on-line magazine, Guitar Sessions, and the Berklee Guitar Department magazine, Open Position.

Jane joined the Guitar Department Faculty at Berklee College of Music in 1994, where she is an Associate Professor. She has contributed arrangements for solo guitar to the Guitar Department library, and has performed solo recitals and concerts with her group in the Berklee Performance Center and Recital Halls.

Jane is a jazz guitar instructor for jamplay.com, for whom she has recorded over 70 video lessons and does live on-camera chats for students from around the world each week.