PLAYBOOK founder and Chief Executive Officer. As a Juilliard-trained, Grammy® nominated drummer, Miller has been hailed as “the perfect player scholar” (The Wall Street Journal).
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After working with over 60,000 students in 45 states, Miller launched the digital platform PLAYBOOK to bring the conservatory experience to students of all levels and backgrounds.
Prior to founding PLAYBOOK, Miller developed curriculum for institutions including Jazz at Lincoln Center, The Whitney Museum, Los Angeles Unified School District and The Juilliard School.
Miller has spent the last decade making jazz accessible to a new generation of listeners and learners. From Lincoln Center to The White House, to the Aspen Ideas Festival, to TEDx, to The Newport Jazz Festival, with special guests including Jon Batiste and Wynton Marsalis, Miller’s band, Sammy Miller and The Congregation, has headlined the most prominent Jazz festivals for over a decade. The Congregation specializes in joyful jazz – music that feels good.