Jesse Milliner, music educator, composer. Diploma in jazz piano Folkwang Hochschule Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, 1996, diploma in film scoring & sound design Filmakademie Baden Württemberg, Ludwigsburg, Germany, 1999, diploma in jazz composition Hochschule fur Musik Koln, North Rhine-Westphalia, 2001. Fellow: Pi Kappa Lambda.
Milliner, Jesse was born on October 20, 1973 in Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Son of Dorrington Gustavus Milliner and Marie Bernadette Read.
Master of Arts in Musical Arts, Jazz Composition, Manhattan School Music, New York City, 2003. DMA, Frost School Music, University Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, 2006.
Teaching assistant University Miami, Choral Gables, Florida, 2003—2006. Lecturer Johannes Gutenberg University, Hochschule Musik Mainz, Germany, since 2006, professor, head jazz department, since 2007.
Composer: (jazz ensemble) Quo Vadis (Gil Evans fellowship, IAJE, 2005), Double Visions, (film music) Frontiere (prize, International Film Festival Annecy, 1998), Peloco (3rd Place Mecon-prize, 2001). Contributor articles to professional publications.