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Instrumental: Mile Davis "Nature Boy"

Miles Dewey Davis III (May 26, 1926 – September 28, 1991) was an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, and composer. He is among the most influential and acclaimed figures in the  38 more words

The Hand of Miles Davis

Irving Penn
American, 1917–2009
The Hand of Miles Davis, New York, 1986, printed 1992
Gelatin silver print, edition of 8
50.2 x 49.8 cm (image/paper); 55.8 x 55.9 cm (mount) 81 more words
Music

Rick's Reissue Roundup: Attack of the Spring Box Sets!

Shed a tear for the hardcore prog collector — actually, don’t.  This week has been absolutely crammed with articulate announcements looking to part fans from their hard-earned cash or pull them deeper into debt.  632 more words

Progressive Rock

Miles and Coltrane's Milwaukee Gigs That Never Happened

On March 23, 1959, an ad ran in a Milwaukee, Wisconsin, newspaper, announcing: “Opening Tonight, The Country’s Hottest Jazz Trumpet Player Miles Davis and His All-Star Quintet.” At the time, Miles and his incendiary band of John Coltrane, Wynton Kelly, Jimmy Cobb, and Cannonball Adderley were recording what became the jazz masterpiece… 130 more words

Nonfiction

Stanley Booth: The True Adventures Of One Of The Greatest Journalists In Rock History

Listen To This Eddie is a weekly column that examines the important people and events in the classic rock canon and how they continue to impact the world of popular music. 1,928 more words

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Miles Davis, John Coltrane, So What?

If it weren’t for his furtive, occasionally darting eyes, Mile’s Davis’s 1959 performance of “So What?” (see below) might serve as an ideal video embodiment of the word… 301 more words

Non-fiction

Nights

Every time, the fun, the musings give way
to an eventual silence.
The rush and brightness of the day
will always fade away.
When the darkness of the night envelops all, 133 more words

Poetry