About Tim

 

Biography

Tim Miller is an American guitarist and composer at the forefront of progressive fusion and jazz. He first became known for his distinctive acoustic-electric sound, melodic compositions, and unique approach to improvisation. His latest album, Synergy, is the culmination of this aesthetic vision. His other notable recordings include his Trio series.
Tim is widely known by guitarists for creating the 2-1-2 Intervallic Arpeggio System that has been adopted by players from all genres worldwide. His book 2-1-2 Arpeggios has become a standard resource for guitarists.
Tim plays an influential role at Berklee College of Music where he mentors new generations of musicians with his creative concepts and musical approaches. At Berklee, Tim played and collaborated with guitar legend Mick Goodrick with whom he co-authored the highly acclaimed and influential book Creative Chordal Harmony for Guitar (Berklee Press/Hal Leonard).
Well known for his trio performances, Tim also plays original music with his quartet and musicians from a variety of genres ranging from modern jazz to progressive rock. His distinct sound resonates in a wide variety of musical contexts.

Quotes

“Miller is one of the most unique and forward-thinking voices in jazz guitar today.”
- GUITAR TECHNIQUES MAGAZINE

 

“Prodigious chops, a gorgeous sound….”
- GUITAR PLAYER MAGAZINE

“Tim is absolutely not afraid to navigate uncharted waters in his own compositions and arrangements in the pursuit of new sounds.”
- GUITAR TECHNIQUES MAGAZINE

“Lush chords, breathy, fat-toned legato soloing, and lightning runs…”
- GUITAR PLAYER MAGAZINE