PopMatters has ranked "Miles Davis Quintet - Live In Europe 1967: The Bootleg Series Vol. 1" at #12 on its list of The 25 Best Re-Issues Of 2011. It writes:
NPR has featured "Miles Davis Quintet - Live In Europe 1967: The Bootleg Series Vol. 1" on Fresh Air from WHYY. You can read an excerpt below and listen to the broadcast.
Miles Davis, supremely cool behind his shades, still defines the image of jazz for his many fans. Benjamin Cawthra's lively new history, Blue Notes in Black and White: Photography and Jazz, is an exploration of jazz photography unlike any book before it, and Miles Davis fans will want to check it out.
The Jazz Network Worldwide is proud to announce its new alliance with Monster Music!! Kicking off the holiday season with the Miles Davis TRUMPET headphones!
Here's a cool photo of Miles Davis, featured at GQ. The magazine wrote: "Davis holds down the #1 spot on our list of 'The Most Stylish Musicians of All Time.'" Read more at GQ.com.
In September, GQ ranked Miles Davis' performance of "So What" at No. 12 on its list of the 30 Most Stylish Music Videos Of All Time.
AllMusic has given "Miles Davis Quintet - Live In Europe 1967: The Bootleg Series Vol. 1" four-and-a-half stars! Here is an excerpt:
The Bootleg Series, Vol. 1: Live in Europe 1967 box is an essential addition to the catalog. ...This four-disc box -- three CDs and a DVD, capture Davis' second (and longest-lived) quintet at their creative pinnacle in 1967, playing five concerts in different European cities -- three on the CDs, two more on DVD.
Miles Davis' "Bitches Brew: 40th Anniversary Collector's Edition" has been named Historical Album Of The Year by DownBeat readers! The 4-disc box set was voted #1 in the magazine's annual Readers Poll.
The December issue of DownBeat will include an in-depth essay on "Bitches Brew: 40th Anniversary Collector's Edition." For a complete list of this year's winners, visit DownBeat.com.
For 24 hours only and while supplies last, PopMarket.com is offering The Complete In A Silent Way Sessions at the exclusive discount price of $26.99! This box set captures Miles' departure from the acoustic world and his move into electric and includes:
In a new interview with The Revivalist, Erin Davis and Vince Wilburn, Jr. discussed Miles Davis and The Second Great Quintet, how musicians are keeping jazz alive, and "Live In Europe 1967: The Bootleg Series Vol. 1." Here is an excerpt:
"Blue Flame," the first completely fan-generated Miles Davis album, is available for download today! This digital only collection includes 10 of his greatest recordings, all chosen by fans who also designed the album artwork and submitted testimonials to create this release. Thank you to everyone who helped make this new album a reality! You can get your copy of "Blue Flame" today!
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