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Last chance to enter your design in our Creative Allies contest to create "cool" art for Miles Davis this Monday at midnight. This great illustration below is by "muzykografika."

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Jazz icon Miles Davis may be remembered as a trumpet-wielding master by most, but a new exhibition reveals his finesse with an entirely different set of instruments: pen and paper, brush and canvas.

Miles Davis: The Art of Cool opened Saturday at the Napa Valley Museum in Yountville, Calif., showcasing 35 of the legend's original sketches and paintings.

Known as one of the greatest, most influential jazz musicians of all time, Miles Davis was also an acclaimed artist. In the first US exhibition of his artwork, the Napa Valley Museum and the Napa Valley Performing Arts Center at Lincoln Theater present "Miles Davis: The Art of Cool" (June 8-July 28) featuring 35 of the artist's original sketches and oil paintings.

For Record Store Day 2013 (April 20), Sony Legacy released three Miles Davis titles exclusively on vinyl in their original mono formats: Milestones, Someday My Prince Will Come and ’Round About Midnight. Mark Wilder, Sony’s senior mastering engineer, frequently works with the original session reels of Davis’ Columbia catalog. From Battery Mastering Studios in midtown Manhattan, Wilder has brought Davis’ masterpieces into the 21st century, sometimes even bettering the original LPs, as is the case with the mono vinyl edition of Milestones.

Miles Davis was honored by the New York City Landmarks Preservation Center with an official Medallion ceremony taking place at 312 West 77th Street, the address of the brownstone townhouse purchased by Davis in 1958. The Upper West Side location served as both home and working environment for the artist for 25 years.

(Photo left to right) – Vince Wilburn, Jr., nephew of Miles Davis with a young Miles fan holding up the remix EP – Evolution of the Groove. Photo credit: Alan Nahigian

In recognition of Miles Davis' birthday this Sunday, May 26th, we did a deep dive into the Sony Music Archives and shot a video in tribute to Miles as one of the most revolutionary and influential musicians and recording artists of the 20th century.

Pop Market Music is honoring Miles Davis’ birthday all week long with exclusive deals on Collector’s Edition sets and more at a discount price!

From The Complete Columbia Recordings, to over four hours of newly discovered music with The Cellar Door Sessions, be sure to check PopMarket.com to get your hands on exclusive deals this week only!

NEW YORK CITY LANDMARKS PRESERVATION CENTER HONORING MILES DAVIS AT MEDALLION CEREMONY AT DAVIS’ UPPER WEST SIDE BROWNSTONE

LEGACY RECORDINGS ALSO CELEBRATES MILES DAVIS AS “ARTIST OF THE MONTH” FOR MAY 2013

Live In Europe 1969: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 2 Hits #3 on Billboard Jazz Charts

WHO: Vince Wilburn, Jr. (Miles Davis Properties, LLC; Mileslike, Inc.); Wallace Roney (jazz trumpeter; Miles alumni); George Coleman (Saxophonist, Miles Great Quintet), George Coleman, Jr.

ERIN DAVIS (SON OF MILES DAVIS) & VINCE WILBURN, JR. (NEPHEW OF MILES DAVIS) SUPPORT RECORD STORE DAY WITH MULTIPLE VINYL PURCHASES ACROSS L.A.

(Los Angeles, CA) – Erin Davis (son of Miles Davis) and Vince Wilburn, Jr. (nephew of Miles Davis), really stepped it up to show their support for Record Store Day. Davis and Wilburn, who represent Miles Davis Properties, LLC, visited record stores across Los Angeles to make special edition vinyl purchases to support area brick-and-mortar record stores.

Calling all designers! Create a "cool" commemorative poster for legendary band leader, composer, and musician Miles Davis: http://bit.ly/16OWUUn

Creative Allies - Create Art For Miles Davis

"A painting is music you can see, and music is a painting you can hear” -- Miles Davis

"MILES DAVIS: THE ART OF COOL", PRESENTED BY NAPA VALLEY MUSEUM IN PARTNERSHIP WITH NAPA VALLEY PERFORMING ARTS CENTER AT LINCOLN THEATER, LAUNCHES JUNE 8 THROUGH JULY 28

EXHIBITION TO FEATURE 35 PIECES OF ORIGINAL ARTWORK BY MILES DAVIS ALONG WITH PERSONAL EFFECTS, SPECIAL EVENTS & PROGRAMS

Legendary Jazz Artist Born May 26, 1926

Live In Europe 1969: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 2 Hits #3 on Billboard Jazz Charts

New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission Honoring Miles Davis at Medallion Ceremony at Davis' Upper West Side Brownstone on May 16 at 3pm

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