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An individually numbered, exact replica of Miles Davis' trumpet case houses THE GENIUS OF MILES DAVIS Collection. Cases are numbered, and limited to 1955, the year that Miles signed to Columbia Records.

THE GENIUS OF MILES DAVIS can only be found at www.GeniusOfMilesDavis.com

This Photo by Don Hunstein is found on pages 42-43 of the book accompanying the first Box Set, Miles Davis & Gil Evans: The Complete Columbia Studios Recordings, the first Metal Spine box contained in The GENIUS OF MILES DAVIS Trumpet Case box.


THE REVIVALIST EXPLORES THE INTERSECTION OF HIP HOP & JAZZ WITH BITCHES BREW PROFILE, CELEBRATING 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF MILES DAVIS'S JAZZ-ROCK-FUNK FUSION MASTERPIECE, FEATURING VINCE WILBURN, JR. (NEPHEW OF MILES DAVIS) AND DJ LOGIC

Vince Wilburn Jr. and BB King met up at the Hollywood Bowl on August 11

Due to manufacturing issues beyond our control, the Bitches Brew 40th Anniversary Collectors Edition has been moved to a September 14, 2010 release date in all countries. The regular Legacy Edition will still be in-stores everywhere August 31. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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One of the most amazing improvisational trios in jazz today is Fly featuring saxophonist Mark Turner, bassist Larry Grenadier and drummer Jeff Ballard.

Find out what they had to say on the Miles Davis Podcast series on Jazzonline.com


By 1967, when this intimate portrait of Miles Davis was captured by Columbia Records VP of Creative Services Bob Cato, the trumpeter was in another golden era, working with his "second great quintet," a lineup which included Wayne Shorter (saxophone), Herbie Hancock (keyboards), Ron Carter (bass) and Tony Williams (drums). Cato had worked as the photographer on E.S.P., the quintet's first studio album for Columbia Records, in 1965.


In this special triptych sequence, Miles Davis takes five and grabs a smoke at the mythic 30th Street Studio between takes for "Kind Of Blue." Don Hunstein's photograph catches Miles first in mid-inhale, then, the next two photographs capture the musical jazz master working out one of the legendary songs from this historic session, the musical zen master ringed by white light suspended in a temple of sound.


From May 6 - May 27, 1957, Miles Davis booked a series of sessions at Columbia's 30th Street Studio to work on "Miles Ahead," the first of his collaborations with arranger/composer Gil Evans, who wove together the album's ten individual pieces into a continuous jazz suite. "Miles Ahead" marked a turning point in American jazz. Don Hunstein's shot of Miles captures both the intensity and flow of the music. For more information, check out http://bit.ly/milesweeklypic11

Composer and arranger Maria Schneider was deeply influenced by Gil Evans work with Miles Davis. Listen to this podcast via Jazzonline.com
43-CD COLLECTION ASSEMBLES ALL EIGHT MULTI-CD BOX SETS RELEASED BETWEEN 1996 AND 2007, WINNERS OF EIGHT GRAMMY AWARDS

The consummate artistry of Miles Davis and the scope of his musical vision at Columbia Records is paid the ultimate tribute on THE GENIUS OF MILES DAVIS. For the first time, this new collection brings together the eight deluxe multi-CD box sets that were known as The Miles Davis Series.

Bitches Brew 40th Anniversary Collectors Edition comes out August 31, but you can pre-order your copy now at MilesDavis.com.

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