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Celebrate Miles Davis’ 84th Birthday With New Box Set and CD/DVD Releases

Click here for the details. There’s also news of a “unique partnership/collaborative effort between the Miles Davis Estate and Sony Music,” which is featuring a brand new official Miles Davis website. Game on! Look, the estate and Sony has so much material, I hope hope hope they throw all kinds of excellent content online – … Continue reading

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The Miles Davis Movie: Don Cheadle Talks Miles Davis Biopic Amid Iron Man 2 Hullabaloo

I’m not sure why the MTV news item about the Biopic not being a cradle-to-grave film should be adorned with an ‘exclusive’ headline. We covered this way back in August on the Biopic Blog. Oh well. Still… it’s nice to see Don Cheadle having positive things about the Miles Davis Movie: “The story is really … Continue reading

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Birth Of The Cool Sessions

LIFEembedDrawImage2(‘85661205′,’208′); High-angle view of the Miles Davis nonet in a recording studio at Capitol Records for the sessions that were released as ‘Birth of the Cool,’ New York, New York, January 21, 1949. Pictured are, clockwise from left, Bill Barber (1920 – 2007), Junior Collins, Kai Winding (1922 – 1983), Max Roach (1924 – 2007) … Continue reading