Jaik Miller and Max Tucker

Jaik Miller and Max Tucker

 New York City, New York, USA
BandRockSinger/Songwriter

a veteran of the 1990's nyc music scene, Singer and Guitarist JAIK MILLER is a "songwriter's songwriter"; one of the influential albeit unsung heroes in modern rock. He in the trenches for a while, but has come back up for air, touring with longtime collaborator MAX TUCKER on Cajon and Vocals.

Biography

ABOUT JAIK MILLER

Jaik Miller has long been on the leading edge of the New York City rock scene. An accomplished songwriter/singer/guitarist/producer, jaik first gained international attention as the lead singer of XANAX 25. 
He has written and recorded with a wide range of artists, from Brazilian Girls' Sabina Sciubba and Suzanne Vega to hip hop legends Jungle Brothers; from 21st Century wunderkind composer Alexander Berne to West Coast NuMetalers Deadsy;  from freestyle dance pop superstar SK8 to members of the Allman Brothers, Funkadelic and King Crimson. In 2005, Miller appeared on and was a featured musical artist on the USA Network's hit television show, MONK.

2007 saw the birth of JAIK MILLER BAND, who's debut album (produced by Strokes' 'guru' JP Bowersock) has recieved world wide underground acclaim, and will be released officially on PMZ later in the year.

Jaik has performed with hundreds of world class acts over the years, for Barack Obama's final presidential debate in 2008, countless digital and terrestrial radio appearances (inlcuding recent live performances on SIRIUS/XM and PRI)...
WBAI's David Nolan called him his favorite songwriter.
In 2010, Jaik has had a hand in several young projects, most notably the much buzzed-about Dennis Black, Instant Classic who's first single, 'so pocket' was mixed by Grammy award winning Tim Latham .... a solo tour, new JMB and  Jaik Miller solo albums are in the works, as well as a XANAX 25 reunion this fall.

ABOUT MAX TUCKER

Max Tucker is a drummer and percussionist from New York City. He has lived in New York for ten years, moving after High School from California to attend the New School University Jazz Program. Max played in many bands after graduating college, most notably the afro-pop group, Asiko and Jaik Miller Band, with whom he toured the north-east extensively. Max also played with the brass gospel band, McCullough Son’s of Thunder with whom he played at Carnegie Hall (opening for Antony and the Johnsons) and Monterey Jazz Festival (opening for Bonnie Raitt).
From August of 2007 to February of 2009, Tucker was the drummer for the band Francis and the Lights. With that band he recorded a double-sided single released as vinyl for Cantora records and 2 full length records for Normative Music Company. Also with that band, Tucker headlined several sold-out shows at the Mercury Lounge and Bowery Ballroom in NYC as well as opening for the band, MGMT at their 2008 Halloween show in Brooklyn. He spent 2009 and the early part of 2010 with the NYC band Wakey!Wakey!, appearing at SXSW and on the season finale of “One Tree Hill”.

Max is pleased to be touring with his old friend JAIK MILLER and looks forward to tearing it up for you!

Discography

1993 Rise Robots Rise "the bottle" (TVT) (guest vox on single)
1995 Xanax 25 - denial fest ep (futurist/mechanic)
1997 X25 - tidy lp (paradigm)
1998 Walkinbird lp (vox on 'wasted')
2005 TRUStY ep
2006 Jerk lp (truth movement)
2007 Meghan Andrews - Center of Gravity lp (guitar on 'oasis)
2008 Jaik Miller Band (truth movement/PMZ)
2010 Dennis Black, Instant Classic (this album has not yet been released)