Brand new Newbury Comics exclusive colored vinyl from the legendary Miles Davis... presenting Kind Of Blue on 180-Gram Marbled Blue Vinyl in a foil-stamp numbered edition of 1500 pieces. Out on April 14 and available for pre-order now!
"A Day In The Life Of Miles Davis" photo exhibit by Glen Craig runs April 15 – May 11 at Leica Gallery LA.
Painstakingly reproduced on 10-inch vinyl with the original LP cover artwork and liner notes included, The Prestige 10-Inch LP Collection, Vol. 2 comprises the remaining five of the ten 10” LPs on which Miles Davis appeared as a leader for Prestige Records in the early-mid ’50s. All Recorded during 1954, the titles included in this volume are the Miles Davis All Star Sextet; Miles Davis Quintet; Miles Davis with Sonny Rollins; as well as Miles Davis All Stars, Vol. 1 and Miles Davis All Stars, Vol. 2.
The Miles Electric Band performed at Poland's Lotos Jazz Festival on February 26. Polish newspaper Rzeczpospolita wrote about their performance:
At the head of the team stood nephew Vince Wilburn, Jr., who was with Miles at a concert in Poland and tearfully recalled that moment. He stressed that his uncle was grateful to the Polish audience and wished us the best possible future.
All-Star Line Up Includes Miles Davis Alumni, Jazz Great Christian Scott and Renowned Programmer/Re-Mixer Jeremy Ellis (The Roots)
Vince Wilburn Jr. talks heroes, projects, and Uncle Miles on the Drummer Blog at http://www.moderndrummer.com. Here is an excerpt:
Miles Davis Estate rep Vince Wilburn, Jr. meets up with good friend, director Antoine Fuqua (Training Day), at the Monster Booth at The NAMM Show. Wilburn, Jr., a Yamaha endorsee, took part in the Yamaha signing session earlier, before heading to Monster to also meet-and-greet head Monster, Noel Lee, an avid Miles Davis fan.
Indiewire's The Playlist has compiled a list of the 100 Most Anticipated Films of 2015, and Miles Ahead is on it! The Playlist writes:
MILES AT THE FILLMORE: THE BOOTLEG SERIES VOL. 3 WINS DOWNBEAT’S “BEST HISTORICAL ALBUM” CATEGORY IN ANNUAL READER’S POLL FOR THE THIRD YEAR IN A ROW
The Bootleg Series Vol. 3 Also Wins Jazzwise “Reissues/Archive Album Of The Year” In Annual Critics Poll For Second Year In A Row
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The Miles Davis Estate Kicks Off Record Store Day Black Friday at Vacation Vinyl in celebration of new, limited edition vinyl “Blue Xmas,” with special guest KJAZZ D.J. Bubba Jackson.
Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne waxes prolific on Miles Davis. Check it out here: