Miles Davis / Online


* St. Louis Jazz Notes is featuring some excellent, Miles Davis videos from his always interesting ‘electric years.’

* More on the fascinating Miles Davis-Sugar Ray Robinson connection: Sugar Ray’s Harlem, Back in the Day

* Hey look, it’s a photo of Don Cheadle dressed up as War Machine and not Miles Davis. Sigh.

* And yet even Miles Davis, who in rejecting Satchmo’s crowd-pleasing ways went so far as to turn his back on the audience, acknowledged that the history of jazz radiated out from Louis Armstrong: “You can’t play nothing on trumpet,” Davis said, “that doesn’t come from him.”The Voice That Helped Remake Culture

* Miles Davis In Paris

* Fantastic sketch of Miles Davis


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