Hazel Miller is not just a great singer, "she is a force of nature!" quotes the Rocky Mountain News. Her voice has been called "stunning, moving and powerful." Hazel has been a sought after performer in Colorado for the past 14 years.
Whether she is singing Blues, Jazz, Pop, or Gospel, her voice charges the songs with a primal dose of genuine soul.
Hazel began her 28-year career in Louisville, Kentucky, where she rose to the top of the music scene. She opened for popular artists such as Bob James, Mel Torme, Earl Klugh, Patrice Rushen, The Temptations, The Count Basie Orchestra and many others before moving to Denver in 1984.
Since moving to Colorado she has regularly performed with Big Head Todd and the Monsters. Becoming the newest member of this national recording and touring band, she was a regular performer on the ETown Radio Show, aired on NPR. She has performed at all the major jazz and music festivals throughout Colorado while maintaining a working band which won the Westword Readers Poll "Best Blues/R&B" band for three consecutive years, 1995, 1996, and 1997. She has sung with or opened for such artists as Julian Lennon, John Hammond Jr., Lucy Bleu Tremblay, Peter, Paul and Mary, Stanley Jordan, John Mayall, Charlie Musselwhite, Leo Kottke, Bob Weir, Herbie Hancock, Pop Staples, Five Blind Boys of Alabama, Nil Lara, Roger Clifton, Nancy Griffith, Junior Wells, Buddy Guy, James Cotton, Lonnie Brooks, Lou Rawls, Rickie Lee Jones, James Taylor, Spyro Gyro, Joe Sample, Little Ed and the Blues Imperials, Michael McDonald, and many more. Hazel has also toured with her own band in Europe, the Far East, the Middle East, and Central America for the Department of Defense to entertain the American Armed Forces stationed in those areas. In 1996, Hazel was called upon to sing for the President of the United States, Bill Clinton.
Most recently Hazel has performed for the 1998 Super Bowl Champions, the Denver Broncos, and the National Hockey League Stanley Cup Champions, the Colorado Avalanche. She was also recently asked to sing with Herbie Hancock and Diane Reeves at a reception given by Jazz Aspen director Jim Horowitz.
Hazel has released a CD, "Live at the Fox," and has sung on other CD projects for Dotsero, Molly O'Brien, Big Head Todd and the Monsters, Chris Daniels and the Kings, and Stewart Lewis.