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A masterpiece in the making, Miles deep in thought during the “Kind of Blue” sessions at the Columbia Records Studio on East 30th Street in Manhattan in April 1959. For more info, visit http://bit.ly/milesweeklypic3

The great pianist Steve Kuhn breaks down what made Miles Davis and his group so special

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Miles Davis' nephew, Vince Wilburn, Jr., talks to the BBC about his famous uncle and the musical legacy he left behind. Check it out here: http://www.bbc.co.uk


A contemplative Miles captured in August 1962 during the recording of "Quiet Nights", his final collaboration with friend and bandleader, Gil Evans. Details available at http://bit.ly/milesweeklypic2

Today is Miles Davis' 84th Birthday! And to celebrate, we are giving you a look at Miles playing "Bitches Brew" from the November 1969 Copenhagen show, the full show which can be seen on the DVD contained in the 40th Anniversary Editions of Bitches Brew, which hits stores on August 31. Pre-Order either of these versions today, and have it at your home on release date!

Nels Cline, currently the leading guitarist for the alternative rock band Wilco talks about his experience of Miles Davis music.

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Bitches Brew, Miles Davis' groundbreaking double-LP of 1969, whose 40th anniversary will be celebrated with two separate retail packages, both released August 31st, but can be Pre-Ordered now:

• Bitches Brew: Legacy Edition (a three-disc set, comprising two CDs that contain the original 94-plus minutes of music, remixed from the original 8-track master tapes in 1988 by Mark Wilder, plus several bonus cuts; and a DVD that contains a previously unissued concert performance by the Miles Davis Quintet filmed in Copenhagen, November 1969)

For nearly six decades, jazz musician, composer, arranger, producer, band leader and Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductee Miles Dewey Davis III has embodied all that is cool... The list of band members in Miles' groups reads like a Who's Who of jazz musicians and Miles Davis's 1959 recording, "Kind Of Blue" continues to be one of the best selling jazz recordings of all time.

The jazz genius, who died in 1991, could be notoriously hard on his fans - Davis would play entire concerts with his back to the audience - and downright brutal with the press.

The jazz genius, who died in 1991, could be notoriously hard on his fans - Davis would play entire concerts with his back to the audience - and downright brutal with the press.

Chris Botti is a huge Miles Davis fan. Botti, the very versatile trumpeter, knows almost everything there is to know about Miles Davis.

Listen to the podcast on JazzOnline.com and here Chris Botti's passion.

Link: http://jazzonline.com/the-miles-davis-podcast/miles-davis-podcast-chris-botti.html

Missing some Classic Miles Davis Albums from your collection ? As a Happy Birthday to Miles, he would have been 84 on Wednesday, Aime Street is giving you the opportunity to download 10 different Miles albums for $5 each!

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Miles at the 30th Street Studios in New York in July 1958 during the recording of "Porgy and Bess", his monumental collaboration with Gil Evans that transformed the George Gershwin opera into a cool jazz masterpiece. It's no surprise from Davis's look of satisfaction that he would later consider the album to be one of his all-time personal favorites. For more information, visit http://bit.ly/milesweeklypic1

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