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A Street Corner Named Miles Davis: Former Neighbor Wants To Name NYC Corner After The Jazz Legend

The street address ‘312 West 77th Street’ in New York City’s Upper West Side was home to Miles Davis for about 25 years. Now a former neighbor wants to name a nearby corner after the jazz icon. And to that we say ‘huzzah!’ What a grand idea. Writing at DNAinfo.com, Leslie Albrecht has the story … Continue reading

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Five Eras In Miles Davis’ Career Featured In Monthlong Musical Tribute

We’ve missed the first two shows, but three more to go on the Five Weeks For Miles schedule, award-winning trumpet player Brownman Ali’s 5-week, monthlong tribute to Miles Davis at Toronto’s Trane Studio. During the five Fridays in October, Brownman leads five different all-star ensembles covering five musical eras of Miles Davis’ legendary career. Week … Continue reading

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The Genius of Miles Davis Gets A Price Cut, Still Expensive No Matter How Awesome

The Genius of Miles Davis is big, bold and jazz nirvana for Miles Davis fans; 43 discs scattered across eight box sets packaged in an individually-numbered, full-size trumpet case. It’s also expensive. Well, slightly less expensive now that Sony/Legacy has reduced the price from $1199.00 to $749.00. It seems the folks at Legacy Recordings were … Continue reading