MILES DAVIS PROPERTIES, LLC & COLUMBIA/LEGACY CELEBRATE THE R.I.A.A. CERTIFICATION 4X PLATINUM OF KIND OF BLUE AND RELEASE OF THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTOR’S EDITION – KIND OF BLUE
(NEW YORK) – Miles Davis Properties, LLC and Columbia/Legacy recently celebrated the R.I.A.A. certification 4X platinum of landmark jazz album KIND OF BLUE , and the release of the 50th Anniversary Collector’s Edition – KIND OF BLUE — with a cocktail party at the Beekman Hotel Penthouse (Top of the Tower), that was attended by key Davis alums Jimmy Cobb, Lenny White, Wallace Roney and producer George Avakian among others.
The event also paid special tribute to legendary drummer Jimmy Cobb, the last surviving member from the KIND OF BLUE sessions, with the presentation of a custom made snare drum by Innovation Drum commemorating the 50th Anniversary of KIND OF BLUE.
Event sponsor Wente Vineyards showcased The Nth Degree, a handcrafted, limited production wine poured by Karl Wente, and Russian Standard Vodka served guests the popular specialty drink “Kind of Blue” martini with cavier.
KIND OF BLUE is the #1 best-selling jazz album of all-time and is ranked #11 on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.
Miles Davis Properties, LLC is run by the heirs of Miles Davis, who include Erin Davis (son of Miles), Cheryl Davis (daughter of Miles) and Vince Wilburn, Jr. (nephew of Miles).