Miles Lassi, is a percussionist and recording engineer/ producer hailing from the San Francisco Bay area. He has performed in over 150 cities throughout North America, Europe and Asia with many different ensembles ranging from the Vietnam National Symphony Orchestra at Carnegie Hall to the national tour of Dirty Dancing: The Classic Story on Stage. He has also appeared with the Marin Symphony, Santa Rosa Symphony, Tangerine Dream, producers Alchemist and Oh No, Phildel, Uko Africana Band and the Monophonics. As a session musician, Miles has recorded for producers Sean C and LV (P. Diddy's Hitmen) for artists including Talib Kweli, Miguel, Fabulous, Bun B, and Jadakiss. He has also worked with Grammy award winning producers Om'Mas Keith, Corte Ellis, Jack Vad and Tony award winner Peter Schneider. As a dance accompanist, Miles has played with Anna Halprin, Urban Bush Women, Shinichi Iova-Koga, Sherwood Chen, Axis Dance Company and plays for classes at Sonoma State University, Mills College and UC Berkeley. Miles is dedicated to creating new sounds, rhythms and music for all mediums. He composed the percussion score for David Rhymer’s musical Mata Hari in 8 Bullets for the 10th New York Musical Festival and developed parts for Rockstar Games Grand Theft Auto V Live Concert at the 51st New York Film Festival. Miles has been fortunate to study under Joseph Tompkins, Michael Werner, Glen Velez, Maya Gunji, Jim Baker, Allen Biggs and Tom Hemphill and is a graduate of Mannes the New School for Music. In addition to freelancing throughout the Bay Area and abroad as a percussionist, Miles works as a recording engineer at Skyline Studios in Oakland, CA.
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