Miles Davis

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Name: Miles Davis
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The Know-Nothings of Jazz

Photo by Rob Gallop (via Flickr )Before there was hipster culture, there was hip culture. Dedicated to creative thinking and an insolent attitude towards the Establishment—The Man—hip culture came out of jazz and the music’s fans, especially once bebop ... [Published NewMusicBox - 1 hour ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 2 reports

Herbie Hancock: 'On A Path To Find My Own Answer'

To listen to the music of Herbie Hancock is to witness an artist in constant evolution. Even looking at highlights alone — from 1962's "Watermelon Man," a tune he says he named after a fruit seller he'd seen in his hometown of Chicago, to playing in Miles ... [Published Austin American Statesman - 9 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Local businesses battle for grand prize

Kelly Walker stands beside a table boasting examples of the work created by students who took classes at her business, The Studio: A Place for Learning. Walker won the prize package in a competition after presenting her business to an audience at the ... [Published Nvdaily.com - 21 hours ago]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Dave Liebman Quintet "Expansions"

After over two decades with the Dave Liebman Group performing worldwide, conducting workshops and recording nearly twenty CDs, Lieb has put together a new band. Bringing in younger musicians, Dave is following in the footsteps of Miles Davis and Elvin ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

How Dizzy Gillespie Pioneered the Jazz Look

Looking back at the godfather of bebop and his impeccable style By Dizzy Gillespie helped invent bebop , the furious buzz that deconstructed jazzand therefore the bluesand remade it into an entirely more complex, abstract, and intellectual music that ... [Published Esquire - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Flea Offers 'Low Down' on New Film

Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist and occasional actor Flea was oneof the special guests at the New Hampshire Film Festival over theweekend. He was there to talk about "Low Down," a film co-written byAmy Albany, based on growing up with her late father, musician ... [Published HighBeam Research - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

‘This Is A New Time’ — And Dianne Reeves Finds Her Place In It

Last February, vocalist Dianne Reeves graced the world of recorded music with her rich voice and crystal clear vocal interpretations for the first time in five years. Every track on her new album, “Beautiful Life,” produced by Terri Lyne Carrington, features ... [Published WBUR - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

New Music From Larry Goldings Mingles With Clifford Jordan Big Band And Miles Davis

Sunday, October 26:New stuff from Gerry Gibbs, Larry Goldings, Charlie Hayden and Jim Hall and the Cookers mingles with older things by Clifford Jordan Big Band, Miles Davis, Benny Green and Bill Evans as Straight No Chaser continues to blend early jazz ... [Published KMUW 89.1 FM - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Gillespie ’64!

I was unaware of the Dizzy Gillespie for president campaign in 1964 . His idea for Miles Davis as head of the CIA certainly would have made for a funkier agency by the late 60s. And who could oppose that? ... [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Retrospective illuminates Jack Whitten's genius

Jack Whitten: Five Decades of PaintingWhere: Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, 700 Prospect St., La JollaWhen: Through Jan. 4 Admission: $10 (ages 25 and under free)(858) 454-3541 or mcasd.orgHaving lived in New York for more than five decades, artist ... [Published U-T San Diego - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Ike Jones, film and entertainment pioneer dead at 84

He was a bonafide star of the UCLA Bruins football teams of the 1950s, and the first African American graduate of the UCLA film school. In his professional life, he worked as an actor and assistant director, and was the first Black producer of a major ... [Published Our Weekly - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

To Miles, From Wayne

In the late 1960s, when trumpeter Miles Davis was leading his famous second quintet, saxophonist Wayne Shorter wrote a series of new works featuring Davis with orchestra. When the quintet broke up, Shorter put the scores away.Now, trumpeter Wallace Roney ... [Published WNYC - Oct 16 2014]

Quotes

"What you did got you to where you are, but it won't advance you any further," Davis told the audience. "if you want to play at a higher level, you are going to have to reinvent yourself and adapt to that new reality."

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Dave Liebman Quintet "Expansions" [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Oct 22 2014]
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Industrial Revelation [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Oct 22 2014]
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I weave weddings out of a happy couple's shared... [Published Canterbury Times - Oct 21 2014]
Flea Offers 'Low Down' on New Film [Published HighBeam Research - Oct 21 2014]
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NYC exhibit of Louis Armstrong photographs by J... [Published Squamish Chief - Oct 21 2014]
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"Keep On Keepin’ On" [Published Chicago Now - Oct 20 2014]
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New Music From Larry Goldings Mingles With Clif... [Published KMUW 89.1 FM - Oct 20 2014]
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Industrial Revelation [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Oct 22 2014]
2014 Stranger Music Geniuses Industrial Revelationby Charles MudedeMake: Jazz that fucks with punk, soul, pop, rock, and hiphop. Are: Enthusiastic headbangers. Performed: The catchiest tune of the year, "Saying Goodbye (to Rainbow Socks and Hair ...
Gillespie ’64! [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - Oct 20 2014]
I was unaware of the Dizzy Gillespie for president campaign in 1964 . His idea for Miles Davis as head of the CIA certainly would have made for a funkier agency by the late 60s. And who could oppose that? ...
Meet The Scientists Who May Have Found The Cure... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Oct 10 2014]
Illustrations by Michael Wandelmaier for BuzzFeed Fluffy white rodents in a sterile laboratory's row of windowless cages are hooked up to IV tubes, which are connected to levers that allow them to inject tiny hits of cocaine whenever they please. ...
The Streets of Lima Are Alive With the Sound of... [Published Global Voices Online - Sep 19 2014]
Photo by author Juan Arellano, used with permission. The article by Juan Arellano was originally published in Spanish on his  Globalizado blog  and translated into English for Global Voices by Victoria Robertson . Big cities are home to different ...
'Keep On' pays homage to jazz trumpeter and men... [Published Greenspace - Sep 18 2014]
For much of his long, prolific career, jazz trumpeter Clark Terry has been a passionate and generous teacher as well as a performer, mentoring Miles Davis and Quincy Jones, among others. Alan Hicks, one of the young musicians to have enjoyed Clark's friendship ...
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