MILES DAVIS ESTATE, MONSTER & BETA RECORDS TV PRESENT THE INAUGURAL MILES DAVIS HOUSE AT SXSW ON THURSDAY, MARCH 15 AT THE HISTORIC VICTORY GRILL FROM 1:30 P.M. - 2 A.M.
11 Stellar Live Music Acts; Food & Drink Happy Hour; Miles Davis Pop Up Store; Monster Headphone Listening Stations; Giveaways, and a Jam Session from 12 midnight - 2 a.m.
Here is the line-up for MILES DAVIS HOUSE at SXSW on March 15th - A Genre Bending Odyssey - The Ultimate Jam Session
MILES GROOVES (f/Vince Wilburn, Jr., nephew of Miles)
*Rock royalty. Enough said. Be there.
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Tony Cornelius, close friend of Vince Wilburn Jr., both from Chicago, will hit SXSW for the very first time to participate in a SXSW Q&A that honors his father, the late Don Cornelius, in paying tribute to Soul Train – still the hippest trip in America.
The Miles Davis Estate, Monster, & BETA Records TV Present Miles Davis House at SXSW: A Genre Bending Odyssey - The Ultimate Jam Session
Check out this piece from Billboard showing Vince Wilburn Jr. and Erin Davis at the NAMM Show showing their support for the Miles Davis Trumpet high-performance in-ear headphones by Monster.
Here is The New York Times' report on the upcoming Miles Davis and Edith Piaf Forever postage stamps, which will be issued in June. The newspaper wrote:
Miles Davis & Edith Piaf Take Center Stage
U.S. Postal Service and France's La Poste To Honor Renowned Musicians on Forever Stamps in June
(Washington, DC) – The United States Postal Service today announced the joint issuance of new Forever stamps honoring two of the world's greatest musicians, Miles Davis and Edith Piaf. The stamps will be issued with the French postal service, La Poste, in June.
The "Miles Davis Quintet – Live In Europe 1967: The Bootleg Series Vol.1" continues to rake in accolades. The critically acclaimed release tops the year-end picks of KCRW's Henry Rollins, which were included in the Los Angeles Times, and it also landed in first place in both the JazzTimes Critics' Poll and the Readers' Poll. Meanwhile, Slate calls it one of the Best 10 Jazz Albums of the year.
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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.