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Butch Miles has recorded on more than 100 albums, including:

Straight On Till Morning - Butch Miles
Nagel-Heyer Records (distributed in the U.S. through Qualiton Imports Ltd.)

01. Hangover Blues
02. Another Drum Thing
03. Frank’s Blues
04. Cute
05. Dreamsville
06. When You Wish Upon A Star
07. A Flower Is A Lovesome Thing
08. Quick Fix
09. After Hours
10. Outside Inn
11. I’m Leavin’

Photo by Tom McConnell
Soulmates (originally released as Cookin’) - Butch Miles and Howard Alden
Nagel-Heyer Records
01. Lady Be Good
02. Did You Call Her Today
03. The Claw
04. Azalea
05. Them There Eyes
06. I Can’t Believe That You’re In Love With Me
07. Tico Tico
08. Jubilee
09. Barney’s Blues
10. What A Little Moonlight Can Do
11. Gone With The Wind
12. Funkallero
13. Tickle Toe
Photo by Nancy Miller Elliott
Butch Miles Salutes Chick Webb - Butch Miles' Sextet
Famous Door Records, re-released by Progressive Records

01. Limehouse Blues
02. Darktown Strutters’ Ball
03. Liza
04. Clap Hands! Here Comes Charlie
05. Lora
06. If Dreams Come True
07. Stompin’ At The Savoy
08. Blue Lou
09. Darktown Strutters’ Ball [alternate take]
10. Liza [alternate take]

“3 ½ stars.” -
Leonard Feather, Los Angeles Times

Photo by Tom Weihs
Swing Shift Mama Records
Count Plays Duke* Mama Records
Essential Dave Brubeck Sony Records
Dave Brubeck Back Home Concord Records
Basie Big Band Pablo Records
Basie in Japan Pablo Records
Basie at Montreux Pablo Records
Basie in Europe LRC Ltd. Records
Bon Basie de Paris MLP Productions
A Real Swinger (Flip Phillips) Concord Records
It’s About Time (Basie/Clooney) Concord Records
A Classy Pair – Ella and Basie Pablo Records
From the Age of Swing (Dick Hyman) Research Records
Swing is Here (Dick Hyman) Research Records
Hot & Blue * & II (Bill Allred) Sunjazz Records
That’s All (Wild Bill Davis) Jazz Connaisseur
Weaver of Dreams (Danny Moss) Nagel-Heyer Records
Live in Belfast Nagel-Heyer Records
Nostalgia (Bob Wilber) Arbors Records
Flip Phillips celebrates 80th Birthday Arbors Records
Live at the Maisonette (Mel Torme) Atlantic Records
Little Big Horn (Gerry Mulligan) GRP Records
Miles and Miles of Swing Famous Door Records
Butch Miles Salutes Gene Krupa Famous Door Records
Hail To The Chief Famous Door Records
Butch’s Encore Famous Door Records
Butch Miles Swings Some Standards Famous Door Records
Butch Miles Swings Some More Standards Famous Door Records
Milt Jackson + Count Basie + The Big Band
(Volumes I and II)

Pablo Records
Basie On the Road* Pablo Records
Basie – The Last Decade Artistry Records
Introducing the Jazz Express Dreamstreet Records
Butch and Bucky – Lady Be Good Dreamstreet Records
Steamin’ Mainstream Dreamstreet Records
Prime Time* Pablo Records
Digital III* Pablo Records
I Told You So Pablo Records
Love Songs Live (Harry Allen &
Randy Sandke)
Nagel-Heyer Records
Absolutely (Bill Allred et al) Nagel-Heyer Records
   
* Grammy winner  

Most recently, Butch recorded on a new c.d. featuring Buddy DeFranco, to be released by ARBORS RECORDS early in 2004.

Additional appearances with George Masso, Dave McKenna, Bob Wilber, Helen Ward, John Bunch, Vic Dickenson, Dan Barrett, Ralph Sutton, Joe Bushkin, John Pizzerelli, Helen Humes, Marlene Ver Planck and many others.

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