Miles Davis Forever Stamp Launches In U.S., France
Miles Davis and French singer Edith Piaf were both honored with Forever stamps June 12th in the United States and France. Here is a BBC video with portions of the unveiling ceremony:
In a ceremony at the Rubin Museum of Art in New York City, the stamps were unveiled in front of a crowd that included Davis' son Erin Davis, daughter Cheryl Davis, and nephew Vince Wilburn, Jr., as well as Blue Note Records chief creative officer Don Was, SiriusXM program director Mark Ruffin, jazz bassist Ron Carter, producer George Avakian, actress Cicely Tyson, and U.S. deputy postmaster general Ronald Stroman, who dedicated the stamps.
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(L-R): Vince Wilburn, Jr., nephew of Miles Davis; Cheryl Davis, daughter of Miles Davis and Erin Davis, son of Miles Davis. (Photo: Earl E. Gibson III)