Miles Bonny first took up the trumpet because of his father. Francis Bonny, who now plays in Broadway musicals, instilled in his son a love of jazz and classical music that now influences Miles' work as a hip hop producer and performer.
By Alex Smith
Kansas City, MO – Alex Smith spoke with Miles Bonny on a chilly Friday night at the Spitfire Grill on 39th street where he regularly DJs. While he prepared for a night of spinning classic soul and jazz records, Bonny explained that he actually wasn't named after the legendary jazz trumpet player.