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Miles Lennox is a jazz pianist, composer and bandleader based in New York City. Originally from South Florida, Miles studied Jazz Piano at the Dillard Center for the Arts under Christopher Dorsey, with private instruction from Stephen Scott. Currently, he attends the Manhattan School of Music, a leading conservatory in New York, under the guidance of Phil Markowitz and Stefon Harris. In 2019, he won the “Best Original Big Band Composition” award for Open Windows at the Essentially Ellington Jazz Festival, and was selected by Carnegie Hall to tour China and Taiwan with the Carnegie NYO Jazz Orchestra, led by Sean Jones. With Miles on piano, the DCA band achieved 3 straight top-3 finishes at the Ellington national competition, including a win in 2018. Miles’ debut album, “Something To Say”, was released in May 2020 with 11 original compositions. The album is now available on Spotify, Apple Music, Google Play, Amazon Music and all major streaming platforms.
AWARDS & ACCOMPLISHMENTS
2020 YoungArts Finalist- Jazz Piano
2019 Essentially Ellington Jazz Festival - Best Big Band Original Composition
2019 Essentially Ellington Jazz Festival - Outstanding Piano
2019 Carnegie Hall NYO Jazz Orchestra
2019 Jazz Band of America National Honor Band
2019 YoungArts Winner - Jazz Piano, Honorable Mention
2019 YoungArts Winner - Jazz Composition Merit
2019 Florida All-State Jazz Band
2018 Essentially Ellington Jazz Festival - Outstanding Piano
2018 Jazz at Lincoln Center Summer Jazz Academy
2018 NAfME All-National Honor Jazz Ensemble
2018 YoungArts Winner - Jazz Piano Honorable Mention
2018 Miami Downtown Jazz Festival Top 3 Piano Competition Finalist
2018 Florida All-State Jazz Band
2018 Smokey Joe's Cafe - Asst. Music Director (musical)
2017 Grammy Camp Jazz Session Finalist
2017 NAfME All-National Honor Jazz Ensemble
2017 Jazz at Lincoln Center Summer Jazz Academy
2017 Essentially Ellington Honorable Mention - Piano
2016 Jazz at Lincoln Center Summer Jazz Academy
2016 Grammy Camp Jazz Session Finalist