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The Miles Davis Movie: “We’re struggling through, but it’s going to happen,” Says Don Cheadle

Talk of the Miles Davis Movie makes it into a recent Don Cheadle interview with New York Magazine. Between talk of his new film The Guard and his latest work as a U.N. Goodwill Ambassador for the environment, Cheadle delivers some words about the process of getting the Miles Davis film off the ground. There’s … Continue reading

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Miles Davis Quintet Boxed Set From 1967 Set For Release

The transformation of Miles Davis‘ “Second Great Quintet” with Wayne Shorter (tenor sax), Herbie Hancock (piano), Ron Carter (bass), and Tony Williams (drums) is presented on Miles Davis Quintet – Live In Europe 1967: The Bootleg Series Vol. 1. Culled from original state-owned television and radio sources in Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, and Sweden, the … Continue reading

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Miles Davis Celebrated In Montreux With ‘Soundtrack’ To His Life

Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter and Marcus Miller paid tribute to their friend and mentor Miles Davis, performing a “songtrack to the life” of the late American trumpet player whose music electrified the world of jazz. The two-hour concert, which stretched into the early hours of Thursday, was a highlight of the annual Montreux Jazz Festival, … Continue reading