Tag - Miles Davis

Win Miles Davis: Sketches of Spain!

It’s no secret that we dig the hell out of Miles Davis around here. So we jumped at the chance to give away a 50th Anniversary 2-CD copy of Sketches of Spain thanks to our friends at Sony Legacy. Not only do you get the original first...

Playboy Archive Online for Free

Okay, so Playboy has launched the Playboy Archive, and they’ve stuck fifty-three issues online for free, viewable and searchable via Silverlight (which you have to install if you don’t have it already). Now I know lots of people...

All All Blues

So James, who was guitarist in one of the three bands I ever took part in, posted this to his Facebook. It’s Stanley Jordan, who can play both the guitar and the piano…and it appears he can do so at the same time. Which means...

Win Beautiful Ballads and Love Songs!

Sony is re-releasing more collections of Aretha Franklin, Barry Manilow, Billie Holiday, Frank Sinatra and Miles Davis. As you can tell by the title of this series, Beautiful Ballads & Love Songs, it must be near Valentine’s Day...

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Miles Davis: “All Blues” on the...

A bit of Miles for your Monday morning…from the Steve Allen Show in 1964. There’s some glitches in the video but it’s worthwhile all the same. “All Blues,” of course, is from the album Kind of Blue, which if you...

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Miles Davis Quintet and “Joshua”...

My bassist told me that years before, he had a chance to go see Miles for free and didn't take it. I never have forgiven him for that. Anyway, here's the Quintet live from 1964. Nice.