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  • Chick Corea: What Miles Davis Taught Him About Leading A Band - MLive Interview

    September 19, 2014, 4:51 PM

    Keyboardist Chick Corea's father was a jazz trumpeter who got his son started in music. It was another jazz trumpeter, Miles Davis, who launched Corea on the road to success in music. "Miles was a great leader in the second half of the 20th century. ...When he had an idea to hear his music a certain way, he didn't ask for licenses. He didn't call the government or ask his musicians or a critic," C...

  • Don Cheadle Readies His Miles Davis Movie - The New York Times & JazzTimes

    September 16, 2014, 3:27 PM

    Actor Don Cheadle, who directed and stars in the upcoming Miles Davis film, Miles Ahead, was interviewed recently about the movie by The New York Times and JazzTimes. Here are excerpts from both pieces: ...When Miles Davis was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2006, his nephew Vincent Wilburn, Jr. (who had played drums in his uncle’s band during the comeback period) announced at a ne...

  • Photographer Glen Craig Exhibits Rare Photographs Of Miles Davis At The photokina Leica Gallery

    September 12, 2014, 8:18 PM

    With rare inner circle access, discover Glen Craig’s insight into the jazz master Miles Davis' personal life through his images exhibiting at the photokina Leica Gallery: Ask Glen questions about his work and experience photographing Miles Davis on Tuesday, September 16, from 1-2pm CEST during our live Twitter chat with him: #DasWesentliche http://blo...

  • Brass Reigns At SFJAZZ Trumpet Fest - DownBeat Review

    September 04, 2014, 3:53 PM

    SFJAZZ concluded its Summer Sessions 2014 with a four-concert “Festival of the Trumpet” programming showcasing the instrument in a variety of settings. ...With the Miles Electric Band concert on Aug. 23, ...the performance opened with an audio recording of Davis, along with a video presentation that included vintage pictures of various Miles Electric Band musicians (including drummer and nephew Vi...

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