About Me

John V. Miller is a pianist, composer, arranger, and piano teacher.

He has  been studying and playing the piano for 75 years.

He was the pianist for the Stanley Turrentine Band for over 18 years, and played on 4 of his recordings during that time.

After leaving the band he returned to grad school and earned a Masters Degree in Music Education.

He taught in the Nassau County, Suffolk County, New York City and Arsdale Public School Systems for a number of years, while taking graduate courses in Jazz Studies.

He enrolled in the Doctorate Program in Jazz Composition at Five Towns College in Dix Hills, NY., but did not complete the program because he relocated to Atlanta, Ga.

He is currently enrolled in the Master of Jazz Studies program at Georgia State University.

He is writing a book of Jazz Etudes which he plans to offer for sale on this website.

John is a member of the First Congregational Church of Atlanta located at 105 Courtland St. in downtown Atlanta near the campus of Georgia State University.

He sings Bass with the Chancel Choir, plays Handbells in the Handbell Ensemble, and is the accompanist and Bass singer for The Atlanta Jazz Chorus.

The Atlanta Jazz Chorus performed his choral work Still I Rise, based on the poem by Maya Angelou on May 14, 2016 at the First Church.

Contact information:


P.O. Box 390913

Snellville, Ga. 30039



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