Culture

Miles Davis / The Boxer

[Part 2 in a series of posts featuring articles, photographs and opinions about the relationship between the sport of boxing and the life and music of Miles Davis] The latest installment and excerpt is from a terrific issue of Stop Smiling magazine. It’s their boxing issue, in fact, which features cover stories on filmmaker Ken … Continue reading

Art / Music

Miles Davis / Album Art

Artist: Miles Davis Title: Friday Night at the Blackhawk, San Francisco Date: Recorded on April 21st, 1961 at the Blackhawk Supper Club Line Up Miles Davis:  trumpet Hank Mobley:  tenor saxophone Wynton Kelly:  piano Paul Chambers:  bass Jimmy Cobb:  drums Track Listing Side 1 Walkin’ Bye Bye Blackbird Side 2 All of You No Blues … Continue reading

Media / news

Talkin’ Miles: Photos, Documentaries & Quotes

“When Miles Davis played a simple phrase sometimes that expressed something with more elegance and beauty than any very technically accomplished phrase could say.” – Terence Blanchard, Choice Cuts Miles Davis Album Art Leni Sinclair Photograph: Miles Davis (1972) Paris, 1971 You might not think CMT.com would have an artists page for Miles Davis. Oh, but they … Continue reading