Miles Russell

Miles has composed for many theatre shows and for commissions that include radio jingles, music for CDs, big band charts, and songs for people's birthdays, as well as music for theatre.

He composed the original music for Rod Campbell's Dear Santa, and was the resident Musical Director for The Common Players for several years, writing the music for many of their productions including Chandler's Carousel, The Savage Song, The Podfather, The Lone Rooster, The Golden Fleece, and Taylor's Trailer and the Tractor Factor.

Compositions

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SMOKE

(Written, played & programmed by Miles)

Excerpt from a piece written for a Italian-American gangster play

MICKY'S DANCE PIECE

(Written, played & programmed by Miles)

Excerpt from a piece comissioned for choreographer Micky Hunt, exploring urban movement

LOWTHER PARKLANDS JINGLE

(Written, played & programmed by Miles, with vocals by Rachel Thorne)

Comissioned radio advert for the Lowther Estate in Cumbria.

CLOSER OR THE SAME

(Written,played, programmed & "sung" by Miles

with Kate Aumonier )

Comissioned by a gentleman who wanted to broach a delicate issue with a female friend!

© Copyright 2016 Miles Russell. All Rights Reserved.

HUSH

(Written, played & programmed by Miles with singing by Freddie, and lyrics by Cathy Turner)

From the Common Players show "The Podfather".

THE POTION SONG

(written and programmed by Miles)

Written to run behind a cartoon-like potion making sequence in "The Podfather".

 

 

 

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