Miles Davis’ 85th Birthday Set For Big Show In NYC

Veteran producers Bob Belden and Brian Bacchus have lined up a stellar cast of vocalists and instrumentalists to celebrate Miles Davis’ 85th birthday at New York City’s Le Poisson Rouge on May 25.

Sing A Song for Miles: An 85th Birthday Tribute with Lyrics will explore the legacy of the iconic trumpeter with words and music.

For this gig, J.D. Walter, Cynthia Scott, Claudia Acuña, Sasha Dobson, Maya Azucena, Dean Bowman, Becca Stevens, Sachal Vasandani, Amanda Brecker, Theo Bleckmann and Somi will join guitarist John Hart, pianist Kirk Nurock, bassist Essiet Essiet, drummer Rocky Bryant, tabla player Badal Roy, trumpeter Tim Hagans and saxophonist JD Allen.

via Downbeat


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