Laurie Miller is a recording artist, singer-songwriter who was called a female Bob Dylan. She is a bass player, piano player, composer, and guitar player. Laurie has released 5 CD’s.
*Award Winning Songwriter –
‘My Father’s Song’ – Finalist – Song of the Year 2012
‘Give Up Me’ – Semi -Finalist – Song of the Year 2012
‘I Like You’ & ‘Crawling’ – Billboard songwriting Honorable Mention
‘Have a Nice Day’ – Song of the Year Finalist and honorable mention
‘Just a Frog’ Song of the Year Honorable Mention
‘Boring’ Unisong Honorable Mention, and
Song of the Year- Honorable Mention
‘Loser Magnet’ Song of the Year Honorable Mention
Laurie’s original bands –
Missing Children, and Laurie Miller band-
Played – The Rock Candy, Off Ramp, The Central. Played music festivals including Rainbow Valley, etc. Music videos were played on Rock Hard TV, and Fox 13.
Missing Children’s CD -‘Wants & Needs’ was nominated as best Funk album.
Laurie Miller band played – The Knitting Factory in LA
Played University of Santa Barbara – ‘Take Back the Night’ festival University of Santa Barbara- musicians backing me Joel Taylor (Alan Holdsworth drummer) Paul Pesco guitar ( J. Lo musical director, Hall & Oates, Wayne Brady), Sal Marquez trumpet (Buddy Rich, Frank Zappa, Jay Leno)
Played Power Box Festival (Vixen, Iron Maidens, Laurie Miller band)
Has played with: Cool Papa (wrote songs for John Lee Hooker), Larry James (Johnny Otis guitar), Mark McGee (Greg Alman’s guitar player), Ricardo Scales, Narada Michael Walden, Brian Young (Fountains of Wayne), Buddy Miles, Eddie Degenaro, Alameda All stars (Brad Gillis – Night Ranger, Ozzy ), Randy Hansen, Scott Rosburg (Striker), Rick Spano, Brian & Kevin Wood ( played bass on -Malfunkshun soundtrack), Sean Kinney (Alice in Chains), Goldy McJohn (Steppenwolf), Mike Braun (drummer Hall & Oates), Joe Vitale (Alabama)
Laurie also has licensed music for commercial use.
Tours – Played bass for the Jimi Hendrix family foundation Electric Guitar Competition – 1999 – BB Kings – Memphis, TN, etc.
‘You Really Chose’ included on several compilation CDs promoting prevention of domestic violence
Played NAMM showcases