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Mayor Rahm Emanuel's 2019 personal letter of congratulations to Michael.  Click here!

"Miles is Chicago's best kept of the leading lights of contemporary instrumental music." 
- Midwest Record



Michael is represented by

Siegel Artist Management

(570) 258-5700

10 LIVE VIDEO CLIPS with some of the world's greatest musicians--Darol Anger on violin, Corky Siegel on harmonica, Erkan Ogur of Turkey and many more. 



New Releases

A-sides CD

Fingerstyle guitar with Darol Anger on violin 


Two New Hal Leonard books



To Play on the Banjo 
(co-written with Greg Cahill)


CD's On Sale





Featuring the Chamber Blues String Quartet

Featuring the banjo with flugelhorn and cajon

Featuring the Chamber Blues String Quartet, and some of the very finest jazz musicians in trumpet, flugelhorn, vibes, voices, & percussion.


New Century Suite

Featuring Blue Note recording artist, Jackie Allen

Featuring Bela Fleck playing harmony banjo

Banjoist and composer Miles has collaborated with some of the world's best musicians here-- Bela Fleck; jazz singer Jackie Allen; plus alto flute, piano and more. 



American Bach


Arranged for clawhammer banjo and double bass

Opening to Miles' 5-movement composition

This recording JS Bach’s first and third suites for unaccompanied cello, arranged for clawhammer banjo and double bass.   Others have experimented with Bach, but no banjo player has ever attempted playing entire suites.    




The Magic Banjo

Classic fiddle tune played clawhammer style. 

Beautiful melody from Brittany 

Using 8 different banjos, including Senegalese Halam and fretless minstrel banjo Miles plays the music from his one-man show entitled "From Senegal to Seeger: Stories of the American Banjo."






Instrumental version of song by Stan Rogers.


Banjo harmony with jazz flute

Miles’ debut recording features traditional melodies on one banjo, with counterpoint harmony lines on a second banjo.   This double banjo sound is accompanied by lush instrumentation--accordion, jazz flute, marimba, & fiddle.