Christian Miller

Not only is Christian a first-class jazz musician, he is also a great student of the traditions of Jazz and Jazz pedagogy. In his modules on Music Muse Academy, you will be able to learn easily from his fluent playing as well as learning the theory and history behind his lines.

What is unique about Music Muse Academy?

Music Muse Academy has a special engine which provides you with "musical flashcards".

By learning a vocabulary of musical phrases, you train your:

Fretboard knowledge
Theory knowledge
Ear
Technique
Rhythmic skills
and you acquire phrases you can use straight away

In addition Music Muse Academy remembers what you have practiced, so you can review your practice schedule and fine tune it.

More about Christian Miller

Having traded Astronomy for jazz, Christian Miller has played guitar with the broadest possible spectrum of British jazz musicians, ranging from traditional jazz star Adrian Cox to fusion virtuoso Mike Mondesir, and taking in the likes of Nigel Price, Heidi Vogel, Alex Garnett and Ian Shaw.

Internationally, Christian has collaborated with New York musicians including swing scene favourite Gordon Webster and Brandi Disterheft, and rising star New Orleans reedswoman Aurora Nealand (Treme, Royal Roses.)

Equally at home on electric and acoustic instruments, his current projects include: Kit Massey’s Hot Club of Jupiter, the Balagan Café Band, Southside Gypsy Trio, Big Fan, the Melange Collective and his own trio.

His session credits include BBC2 Radio Session for singer/songwriter Earl and advertising campaigns for Renault and Martini.

As an educator, Christian has been privately teaching for over ten years. In 2010, he was awarded the Jazz Services/Yamaha bursary for Music Education.

Christian lives in London.

‘A gifted jazz guitarist.’ Jazzwise

‘A fine post bop guitarist.’ Time Out

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Let's take a look at a few of the great features we have to help you make the most of your practice time.

Here is an overview of the academy, please check it out to see how it works.

Focus mode allows the user to really concentrate in on parts of an example. Learning a lick in chunks like this will really make it easier. Sometimes even learning a acouple of bars at a time is too much.

With focus mode you can learn the examples a bar, half a bar or even a beat at a time. Focus mode, like the rest of our site, works really well on mobile devices.

Record mode allows the user to record themselves on the website and listen back.

Recording yourself is a great way to improve quickly. When you play it is difficult to hear exactly you sound. With record mode you get immediate feedback and you can compare your playing with the example to ensure you are getting all of the subtleties.

Each musical style has it's own feel and attitude. Using Music Muse Academy you can really absorb details of a style quickly.

We have modules in many styles including blues, jazz, metal, rock and bluegrass.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Yes you can. "You can checkout any time you want, AND you can leave".

Our teachers are professionals who have a wide experience playing and teaching in the styles that they teach. It is important to us that the vocablulary you learn is authentic.

The feedback that we receive from our users is that with Music muse academy that practice is more enjoyable and more effective than other methods. This means you will learn faster than before.

Yes, we have material for all levels. You can search by level to find suitable lessons.

Currently we teach blues, jazz, rock, bluegrass and metal guitar.

Yes, many of our users use the site on their phone.

Making money is not our top priority, most of the subscription fee price goes straight back into the pockets of the artists who create the lessons.