jazz power-trio “Altered”, and lays down the low-end crunch with the rock opera / silent-film performance ensemble “Vox Lumiere”. Jeff has performed with Ron Miles, Tim Ries, Jon Anderson (from “Yes”), Ernie Watts, Bob Sheppard, Bobby Shew, Andy Martin, Josh Roseman, Adam Benjamin, Ralph Humphrey, and many others. He has been featured in Guitar Player Magazine, Jazzwise Magazine (U.K), Gendai Guitar Magazine (Japan), JazzTimes (U.S.) and The Himalayan Times (Nepal). He has an ever growing catalog of original music releases, and feels fortunate to be able to create and perform with so many wonderful collaborators. He received his Bachelor of Music Degree from California State University, Northridge, where he was a co-recipient of the Andres Segovia Performance Award from the American Guitar Society. Jeff also loves teaching, and does so at Cuesta College (San Luis Obispo, CA), Cal Poly Pomona, and the Los Angeles College of Music (Pasadena, CA).

Also, you can find the latest “bug” album, “The Optimist”

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Jeff Miley performing with The Oregon Jazz Festival Clinician’s Orchestra.  featuring:  James Miley, Dave Captein, Steve Owen, Mark Taylor, Jesse Cloninger, Jason Palmer, Paul Mazzio, Tony Glausi and Dave Glen

Jeff Miley performing with Doug Shreeve and Eric Wells.  Code 3!

guitarist Jeff Miley performing with Ernie Watts at the Central Coast Jazz Festival

Jeff Miley hanging out with bandmates Ralph Humphrey and Steve Billman after a trio performance in Pasadena.

Guitarist Jeff Miley after performing in the house band at Dave Weckl’s 50th birthday party.  with Dave, Ric Fierabracci, and Phil Turcio

Guitarist Jeff Miley backstage after performing with vocalist Jon Anderson, the voice of Yes!

Jeff Miley performing in the jazz-fusion trio “Altered”  -  with Steve Holmes and John Flitcraft. 

Guitarist Jeff Miley performing with vocalist Inga Swearingen at Steynberg Gallery in San Luis Obispo, California.

Jeff Miley backstage after performing with Tim Ries’ Rolling Stones Project - with Bernard Fowler, Matt Harris, Larry Goldings, and Tim.

Inga Swearingen and Jeff Miley with Michael Nowak and Orchestra Novo

Jeff Miley onstage with “bug” in Khatmandu, Nepal - featuring James Miley,

Peter Epstein, Roger Shew, and Brian Hamada.

Jeff Miley warming up onstage in the Cuesta Performing Arts Center


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Some concert and post-concert pics

      James Miley        Jeff Miley    Peter Epstein    Roger Shew    Brian Hamada

             Matt Harris

Bernard Fowler   Larry Goldings   Tim Ries  

Jeff Miley

          Inga Swearingen     Robby Rothschild    Jeff Miley

Jeff Miley                        Steve Holmes                    John Flitcraft

Dave Weckl      Ric Fierabracci       Phil Turcio

Jeff Miley

Doug Shreeve   Eric Wells                  Jeff Miley

Jeff Miley         John Flitcraft        Ernie Watts

John Astaire     Jon Anderson             Kristian  Ducharme

Jeff Miley

Warming up onstage - “Acoustic Guitar Night” at the CPAC



Steve Billman     Jeff Miley           Ralph Humphrey



Inga Swearingen   Michael Nowak and Orchestra Novo                    

Jeff Miley



Oregon Jazz Festival Clinicians Orchestra

front row L to R:  James Miley, Dave Captein, Jeff Miley, Steve Owen, Mark Taylor, Jesse Cloninger

back row L to R:  Jason Palmer, Paul Mazzio,

Tony Glausi, Dave Glen

Jeff Miley plays guitar for “bug” (the modern jazz chamber quintet that he co-leads with his brother James). He writes and performs with vocalist Inga Swearingen, plays in the

    “His unexpected melodic leaps and imaginitive chording inexorably draw you in, delivering a nice balance of atmosphere and aggression.”


Inga Swearingen has a new album out! It features guitar, banjo, background vocals, mixing, co-production, and songwriting by yours truly.  I always love collaborating with her, and she sounds absolutely amazing on this one.  click the CD cover for info...