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Miles Davis & Jazz In The UK

milesdavis3 Buckingham Palace is unlikely shrine to the history of jazz: “To mark the 50th anniversary of Miles Davis’ seminal album Kind Of Blue, the Brecon Jazz Festival invited fans to nominate the venues they thought had made the greatest contribution to jazz in the UK.

The Queen, who opened the grounds of Buckingham Palace for a classical music and pop concert to mark her golden jubilee, has never been noted for her enthusiasm for jazz. It was George V, her grandfather, who was responsible for the unexpected nomination.”

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