Judd Miller is a renowned, leading exponent of the EVI (electronic valve instrument). His expertise on the instrument and his superlative sound design has him as first call, and one of the most popular musicians, for top movie scores. He can be found around the world working on movies and recordings with composers and orchestras in London with the London Philharmonic, New York, Berlin, and of course his native Los Angeles. His work with composers Maurice Jarre, Stewart Copeland, Joel McNeely, Danny Elfman, James Newton Howard, John Williams, James Horner, Bill Brown etc., can be heard on countless, well-known movie and TV soundtracks. Recently, Judd was the sound designer & principal musician for composer Joel McNeely on James Cameron’s acclaimed sci-fi hit Dark Angel, and also worked on Danny Elfman’s Planet of the Apes, Hulk and Spiderman soundtracks. Currently, with Mcneely, he is completing the ambient sound design for James Cameron’s IMAX documentary on the Titanic: Ghosts of the Abyss, and working with Bill Brown on CSI New York.
His programming and sound design skills are also well known in the jazz world including ongoing collaborations with such artists as the Yellowjackets, Michael Brecker, Peter Erskine, Vince Mendoza and many, many more. Recently, he was featured on Charlie Haden’s new recording alongside, Brad Meldau, Brian Blade and Michael Brecker.