- Bobby Miller (musician)
infobox musical artist |
Name =Bobby Miller
Background = Singer_Songwriter_Musician
Alias = Bobby
Genre = Neo/Soul, Rock
Years_active = 1990 – Present
Origin = Chicago, Illinois
Label = Dafont, Intercept Records
URL = http://bobbymiller3.tripod.com/
Birthname = Robert C. Miller Jr.|
Bobby Miller is a neo-soul/rock musician from Chicago, Illinois born
April 3, 1966. A multi-instrumentalist, Bobby began playing pianoat the age of 8 and later studied trumpetand drums at the Lyon and Healy'sschool of music. With roots stemming from the church, Bobby's resume includes working with such well known musicians and songwriters as Marvin Yancy, Raynard Miner( Fontella Bass"Rescue Me"), Clarence Satchelland Marshall Jonesof the Ohio Playersand he was the drummer for former Roger Troutman and Zapp vocalist Wanda Rash.
An active member of both
ASCAPand NARAS, Bobby's debut solo album was recorded on the Chi-Town Ballin' label in 1992 and he produced several solo albums on the Dafont Records label out of Chicago. Most of Bobby's productions include collabrations with the late great engineer and guitarist Jerry Soto. With his flair for flashy musical productions, Miller is credited with scoring sound effects for the 2004 Steve T. Berry horror film 'The Embalmer'.
Notes: Bobby's "The Whole Theory" cd, released in 1999 was initially distributed by Sony records and his 2001 "
Smokin'" cd was critically acclaimed, receiving a four star rating (see Allmusic).
*"Shatter Proof" — Chi-Town Ballin' Records 1992 (Produced by Bobby Miller and Terry World)
*"Players Never Die" — Dafont Records 1997(Produced by Bobby Miller, Feat.
Marshall Jonesand Ralph "Pee Wee" Middlebrooks)
*"The Whole Theory" — Orchard/Dafont Records 1999(Produced by Bobby Miller and David Seape)
*"Smokin'" — Intercept Records 2001(Produced by Bobby Miller)
*"Meditation" — Intercept Recordings 2003(Produced by Bobby Miller)
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