Miles Davis | Around The Web

A Weekly Round-Up Of Miles Davis News & Notes 1. Miles Davis: Peeking Through the Blindfold There’s a lot more to Davis’s vastly complex aesthetic psychology and artistic transformations and conflicts. It’s enough to note that he knew he needed something from Dolphy and Taylor—and that he needed it more than they needed, at that … Continue reading

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The Legacy Of The 1955-56 Miles Davis Quintet

Mick Carlon has penned an absolutely terrific article for JazzTimes about the Miles Davis Quintet of 1955-1956. Carlon revisits the legacy of the trumpeter’s influential group with John Coltrane, Red Garland, Paul Chambers and Philly Joe Jones. Here’s a snippet: The quintet—or, as many critics referred to it: The Quintet—recorded their first-to-be-released album on November … Continue reading