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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: A few (more) words about the movie poster

If there’s one topic that gets me going it’s talking about what the movie poster for the Miles Davis biopic should look like. Back in June I threw out some ideas for the one-sheet, which remains one of the more popular topics around here. It’s a terrific subject because we’re so inundated with movie marketing … Continue reading