Miles and Karina are David Miles Keenan and Nova Karina Devonie.
Their music is the happy result of a 15 year collaboration.
Since their early days with cowgirl supergroup, Ranch Romance
with whom they recorded 3 CD's for Sugar Hill Records, they have
been writing and performing locally in their home town of Seattle.
They have shared the stage with such notables as EmmyLou Harris,
Bela Fleck, Bill Monroe, Alison Kraus, Tim O'Brien, Rodney Crowell
and David Grisman to name a few.
Miles plays guitar, banjo, mandolin, fiddle and both sing while Karina's
instrument of choice is the accordion.
They like to call their music 'Mid-twentieth-century music',
Cartoon themes - Swing - 50' and 60's Country - Cowboy -
Bluegrass - Old time - Musette - Hot Club - 60's Orchestral Spy -
Bossa Nova - Word Jazz - all of these can be found on the duo's
When not playing as M&K, they can be heard playing with Swing-a-billy
outfit Jo Miller & Her Burly Roughnecks - www.burlyroughnecks.com,
'all Buck Owens, all the time' band - The Buckaroosters,
alt-country band 'The Rolling Blackouts' - www.tombennettmusic.com,
Bluesy, R&B orchestra, Suicide Jack - www.myspace.com/suicidejackmusic,
bluegrass happening, The Downtown Mountain Boys - www.downtownmountainboys.com,
early 20th century Parisian minor waltz ensemble - Karina Musette Trio