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

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"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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Did you participate in Record Store Day this weekend? Here is an image of Vince Wilburn, Jr., Miles Davis nephew and drummer, with Darryl Jones, touring bassist with Miles Davis and The Rolling Stones, outside The Record Collector on Saturday at Melrose Avenue in Los Angeles. Some of the Record Store Day releases this weekend included three 180-gram LPs for 'Round About Midnight, Milestones, and Someday My Prince Will Come.

We wanted to let you know that Miles Davis Quintet: Live in Europe 1969: The Bootleg Series Vol. 2 is now available on Pandora on Miles Davis Quintet Radio! Follow the links below to listen to clips from the new album, create stations from the songs, and have fun exploring new music from the Miles Davis Quintet. Enjoy your music!

The new issue of Jazzwise is très cool this month with an April cover story about Miles Davis and the "Lost Quintet," featuring recollections from Jack DeJohnette and Chick Corea. The magazine writes:

LEGACY RECORDINGS ANNOUNCES TITLES FOR RECORD STORE DAY 2013 (SATURDAY, APRIL 20)

Legacy's RSD 2013 Collectibles Include Releases From Aerosmith, Cypress Hill, Miles Davis, Dust, Jimi Hendrix, Taj Mahal, Mad Season, Shuggie Otis, Willie Nelson, Sly & the Family Stone and the 20th Anniversary Edition of the No Alternative Compilation

This photo was taken at Sony Music's Grammy party on February 10th at the Beverly Hills Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. From left to right: Ralph Johnson of Earth, Wind & Fire, Erin Davis and Vince Wilburn, Jr. of Miles Davis Properties L.L.C., and Verdine White of Earth, Wind & Fire.

Ralph Johnson, Erin Davis, Vince Wilburn, Jr. and Verdine White

Photo credit: Larry Busacca

WHO:
ASHLEY KAHN (Moderator) Author/educator/journalist
NELL MULDERRY Owner, Boss Sounds; Sony/Legacy product manager
MEGHAN STABILE Revive Music Group
VINCE WILBURN, JR. Miles Davis Properties, LLC
BOOTIE BROWN The Pharcyde
IMANI The Pharcyde

MILES DAVIS BOOTLEG 2: The Lost Quintet

SXSW Panel Celebrates 1969 Line-Up That Predicted The Future of Improvised Music
Thursday, March 14 from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. – Austin Convention Center, Room 13AB

Vince Wilburn, Jr. is featured in a new article at Suite101.com. Here is an excerpt:

On June 12, 2012, the U.S. Postal Service and France's La Poste issued Miles Davis and Edith Piaf Forever stamps. With sales in excess of 23 million units, it was far and away the top selling USPS celebrity stamp in 2012. Stamps are still available, but once they sell out, there will be no future pressings. Please check your local post office for availability.

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