Danny is an electric, synth and upright bassist, backing vocalist, trumpeter and sousaphone player as well as an arranger, composer, copyist, orchestrator and music director.
Since graduating from Sir Paul McCartney’s Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA) with a 1st Class Honours Degree in Music (BA) in the summer of 2016, Danny has gone on to play on a variety of stages across the world, performing in various musical theatre productions, function bands and with pop artists.
Danny has featured on various musicals including RENT (Hope Mill Theatre, 2020 & 21), The Cher Show (UK Tour, 2022), Ghost (UK Tour, 2016), Saturday Night Fever (UK Tour, 2019), Honk! (UK Tour, 2018), The Colour Purple (Leicester Curve, 2019), The Star (Liverpool's Playhouse Theatre, 2016/17) as well as Jack & The Beanstalk (The Courtyard, Hereford, 2021/22) plus many more productions.
Danny is the current Music Supervisor & Arranger on the 'Midnight Train To Georgia' UK Tour. He is also Music Director, Arranger & Orchestrator for Warner Spain artist Jacobo Serra as well as bassist and Music Director for solo artist, Kris James.
He also arranges and writes for cruise ships, theatre productions, wind bands, big bands and other sized ensembles from across Europe, as well as running his own 17 piece big band, 'The Danny Miller Big Band'.
Danny is a visiting lecturer at LIPA and Edge Hill University in music theory, music direction, aural skills and composition & arranging.
His work has led him to be featured alongside names such as Gorgon City, Clean Bandit, Alexandra Burke, Guy Chambers, Mick Jones (The Clash), Suggs (Madness), Rod Stewart, Mark King (Level 42), Collabro, Joe McElderry, The Farm, China Crisis and work with some of the worlds best producers such as Steve Levine and Simon Britton
Danny is a Cosmic Ears Artist and has been since 2018.
The Danny Miller Big Band is a 17 piece big band made up of the best musicians from the North West. The band play arrangements from Nestico to Goodwin to Miller himself, taking you from old style swing to modern latin and funk numbers.
The band is supported by Outlines Design and Liverpool Jazz.
FRIEND LIKE ME - ALADDIN | THE DANNY MILLER BIG BAND | THE DISNEY COLLECTION
YOU'LL BE IN MY HEART - TARZAN | THE DANNY MILLER BIG BAND | THE DISNEY COLLECTION
BOP TO THE TOP - HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL | THE DANNY MILLER BIG BAND FT. MICHAEL MADDOCKS & BEN BEAVIS
WHY SHOULD I WORRY? - OLIVER & COMPANY | THE DANNY MILLER BIG BAND
SHEET MUSIC & TRACKS
Danny is available for transcriptions, new compositions and arrangements upon request. Danny can also provide live band backing tracks and/or click tracks, fully mixed and mastered for your needs.
He also has a large repertoire of music from big band to musical theatre.
Danny has written music internationally for function bands, wind bands, big bands, musical theatre shows and orchestras as well as orchestrating records for commercial release. See examples of Danny's work below.
For the last few years, Danny has been providing high quality recordings on all basses, vocals, trumpet and trombone from his home studio. Below is a list of equipment which are used in combination depending on the instrument and needs of the client.
4K video accompaniments are also available upon request for no extra fee.
Interface: Universal Audio Twin Duo MkII
Software: Logic Pro X
Mics & Reflection Filter: Aston Halo, Aston Origin, Aston Element, sE5 (Pair), AKG C519ML, SM57, SM58
Danny also uses high quality Universal Audio, Anteres, Valhalla, Vocaltune and Soundtoys plugins. Any processing can be done upon request.