Miles Davis

Elected to the Hall of Fame
1962 Readers Poll

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    Trumpeter Lee Morgan (left) is the subject of Kasper Collin’s I Called Him Morgan.

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    Miles Davis performs in Copenhagen, Denmark, during 1969—not long after recording Bitches Brew, which was released 50 years ago.

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    John Coltrane’s the focus of Chasing Trane.

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    Whether riffing on his latest album, his dynastic jazz family, his formative experiences in Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers, his teaching experiences, his interest in science or his love of sports, Branford Marsalis speaks his truth.

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    To mark the 70th anniversary of Prestige Records, a set of Miles Davis’ quintet recordings spanning 1955 and 1956 has been released on LP, replete with a bonus disc of live performances.

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    All of Miles Davis’ recordings with his namesake nonet are compiled on The Complete Birth Of The Cool.

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    The Afterlife, by the trio The Comet Is Coming, will be available on Friday, Nov. 29, as part of the Record Store Day Black Friday retail event.

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    All of Miles Davis’ recordings with his namesake nonet are compiled on The Complete Birth Of The Cool.

    Miles’ ‘Cool’ Sessions

    This year marks the 70th anniversary of the short-lived, but now legendary, Miles Davis Nonet. Its recordings, first…

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    Miles Davis in 1986, around the time he recorded the album Rubberband

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    Miles Davis during the ’Round About Midnight sessions in June 1956

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    John Scofield (left), Jack DeJohnette, Franco Ambrosetti, Uri Caine and Scott Colley at the recording session for Long Waves

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    Gravitating toward intimacy, pianist Denny Zeitlin rarely has worked with horns since his 1963 debut with flutist Jeremy Steig.

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    All of Miles Davis’ recordings with his namesake nonet are compiled on The Complete Birth Of The Cool.

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    Reedist Dave Liebman has contributed to scores of recordings, including Miles Davis’ On The Corner.

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    Michel Legrand (1932-2019)

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    For his latest album, Combo 66, guitarist John Scofield enlisted drummer Bill Stewart, pianist/organist Gerald Clayton and bassist Vicente Archer.

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    Photographer Jack Bradley captured intimate moments of Louis Armstrong’s life between 1959 and 1971, the year of his death. Here, Armstrong (left) laughs with Miles Davis.

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    Buster Williams’ new album is titled Audacity.

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    Ryan Truesdell directs the Gil Evans Project during May performances at the Jazz Standard in New York.

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    Grant Green (1935–’79) is one of the dozens of artists who are showcased on Record Store Day releases.

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    Miles Davis (left) onstage with John Coltrane.

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    Herbie Hancock will teach his first ever online class exclusively with MasterClass.

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    A promotional still from the film Chasing Trane, which premiered April 14 at the IFC Center in New York City.

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    Jon Hendricks (left) will be on hand at St. Peter’s Church to witness the world premiere of his vocalese re-scoring of music from the 1957 LP Miles Ahead on Feb. 17 in New York.

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    Miles Davis (left) and Michel Legrand in a publicity photo for the soundtrack to the 1991 film Dingo

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    Vince Wilburn Jr. (left), Cheryl Davis, painter Francine Turk and Erin Davis attend the Sept. 21 opening of an exhibit inspired by Miles Davis.

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    Miles Davis

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    Robert Glasper (pictured) will partner with journalist Ashley Kahn to teach a course on Miles Davis at New York University in September (Photo: Courtesy of the artist)

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    Ethan Hawke stars as Chet Baker in the film Born to be Blue.

    Miles & Chet on the Silver Screen

    Fans of jazz trumpet and cinema will have plenty to chew on in the coming weeks as two of the most iconic figures in…



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