Media

Saturday Night Live: George Kennedy/Miles Davis

Who knew? It’d sure be nice to see some footage of this Miles Davis performance. Saturday Night Live: George Kennedy/Miles Davis Air Date: Saturday October 17, 1981 Episode Summary: Sketches include “To Tell the Truth,” “Mister Robinson’s Neighborhood,” “La Cage Aux Follies ’81,” “Velvet Jones,” “Rubik’s Teeth,” “Editorial,” “Mr. Bill in LA” (film), and “Harry … Continue reading

Culture

A Miles Davis Original Signed 1958 Recording Contract

Miles Davis Original Recording Contract: a two-page agreement on Columbia Records letterhead, dated June 24 1958 — signed by the great jazz trumpeter in blue ink at the second page. The document engages Miles Davis to record the songs “Django, “The Jitterbug Waltz”,” ‘Round Midnight” and “Wild Man Blues” for Columbia ‘s European affiliate, Phillips, … Continue reading