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The Miles Davis Movie: Will cameras roll in 2009?; Biopic journal begins New Year filled with hope

With the New Year a few hours away I’m looking forward to a great 2009, filled with new adventures and intrigue (like I’m some kind of spy or something. Sorry.) On a purely entertainment level this web project will continue in the New Year to ‘deconstruct’ each and every component of the Miles Davis biopic. … Continue reading

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If I Had A Grammy Vote

2009 Grammy Awards Best Album Notes (Category 90): * Art Of Field Recording Volume I: Fifty Years Of Traditional American Music Documented By Art Rosenbaum Art Rosenbaum, album notes writer (Various Artists) [Dust-To-Digital] * Debate ’08: Taft And Bryan Campaign On The Edison Phonograph Patrick Feaster & David Giovannoni, album notes writers (William Jennings Bryan … Continue reading

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The Miles Davis Movie: HBO and Miles Davis and a 10-hour movie (oh my!)

The Playlist posted some news and opinion this week about Steven Soderbergh’s “Che” film, Part One: “The Argentine” and Part Two: “Guerilla.” They pulled a quote from a good Salon.com interview w/ Soderbergh about dividing the film into two parts and what he’d do differently in retrospect. “Now I look at it and wish we’d … Continue reading

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The Miles Davis Movie: Are the ‘Miles Davis’ screenwriters writing the Aretha Franklin biopic?

Buried in the middle of an Associated Press interview with Aretha Franklin about her new X-mas CD is a tidbit about the writers of the Miles Davis movie and her biopic. AP: A movie about your life is in the works. How is that progressing? Franklin: I sat with the writers that came in for … Continue reading