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Tag Archives: Miles Davis

10 jazz artists who acted in movies

Here is a list of ten jazz artists who showcased their acting skills in film…

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Jamie Saft has released his first solo record

Keyboardist and multi-instrumentalist Jamie Saft has released his first solo record in 25 years as…

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10 actors who played real-life jazz artists

Actors need to hit all the right notes when playing real-life musicians. Here is a…

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New Miles Davis and John Coltrane live box set out on March 23

The sixth volume in Columbia/Legacy’s Miles Davis Bootleg Series has been announced. The Final Tour:…

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Betty Davis’ “Nasty Gal” to be reissued on vinyl for the first time

Light in the Attic is reissuing Nasty Gal, the third album from cult funk and…

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A short history of … “Easy Living” (Ralph Rainger and Leo Robin, 1937)

“Easy Living” was written by composer Ralph Rainger and lyricist Leo Robin in 1937. Their…

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“Tutu” by Miles Davis is one of the first songs to be encoded in DNA

Twist Bioscience, a company accelerating science and innovation through rapid, high-quality DNA synthesis, announced that working…

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Concord Music buys Savoy Label Group

Concord Music has acquired Savoy Label Group. The catalog deal brings more than 3,000 master…

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Guinness Cork Jazz Festival celebrates 40th edition, October 27-29

The Guinness Cork Jazz Festival celebrates its landmark 40th edition this year. The festival will…

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A short history of … “It Could Happen to You” (Jimmy Van Heusen and Johnny Burke, 1943)

“It Could Happen to You” was written by Jimmy Van Heusen, with lyrics by Johnny…

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Herbie Hancock to teach his first ever online class

Pianist and composer Herbie Hancock will teach his first ever online class exclusively with the…

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JAZZIZ Exclusive: Listen to Ricardo Silveira’s track from Jason Miles’ new album

Producer, keyboardist, and composer Jason Miles released his new album Kind of New 2: Blue…

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Michael K. Williams will play Miles Davis in upcoming biopic

Actor Michael K. Williams has revealed that his long in the works biopic about trumpeter…

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JAZZ ROOTS 2016-17 season finale hosted by Steve Miller

A blues-themed revue titled “From Ma Rainey to Miles Davis: A Blues Journey” will officially…

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“Blue in Green” (Miles Davis, 1959)

“Blue in Green” was first recorded on March 17, 1959 by trumpeter Miles Davis, pianist…

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My Funny Valentine (Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart, 1937)

“My Funny Valentine” was a show tune written by composer Richard Rodgers and lyricist Lorenz…

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Jazz winners at the 59th Grammy Awards

The 59th Grammy Awards were held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on February…

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10 great jazz records to give as gifts this Christmas

Christmas is just around the corner. Why not give the gift of jazz to a…

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Nov. 20, 1959…Miles Davis records “Concierto de Aranjuez”

Trumpeter Miles Davis began his collaboration with composer and bandleader Gil Evans in the late…

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Listen to three tracks from new Miles Davis Quintet box set

Miles Davis Quintet: Freedom Jazz Series: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 5 was released on Columbia/Legacy…

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