Miles Davis
Features // 11 Articles
Columns // 1 Articles
Reviews // 31 Articles
Blogs // 10 Articles
Media // 4 Articles
//Features

Miles Davis's Corporeal Score to Louis Malle's 'Elevator to the Gallows'
28 Jul 2016 // 9:30 PM

Davis's score doesn't articulate a narrative in this film; it provides a haunting, corporeal presence that refuses to assimilate to our efforts to find meaning.

"Music Is More Than Just Notes": An Interview with Mino Cinélu
17 Feb 2015 // 9:20 PM

How does Mino Cinélu tell stories with percussion? Just ask Sting, Kate Bush, or Herbie Hancock.

//Columns

The Resurgent Power of Miles Davis' Late Music
16 Jul 2015 // 9:30 PM

A new box set of Miles Davis' appearance at the Newport Jazz Festival remind us of his restless need to evolve -- and several new records remind us of how his later styles live on.

//Reviews

'Miles Ahead' Ponders Miles Davis' Lost Years
4 Apr 2016 // 5:00 AM

Ponder this reality for a moment: Don Cheadle needs a white co-star in order to make a movie about Miles Davis.

Miles Davis: Miles Davis at Newport: 1955-1975: The Bootleg Series Vol. 4
23 Jul 2015 // 9:30 PM

With the fourth installment in the so-called bootleg series, the evolution of Miles Davis is on full display. To say these recordings are essential to understanding the artist’s progression would be an understatement.

//Blogs

Miles Davis, Robert Glasper, Bilal - "Ghetto Walkin'" (Singles Going Steady)
21 Apr 2016 // 9:15 AM

The tempo of "Ghetto Walkin" is noticeably faster than the Davis original, yet it creates a rich texture of sound that is well paced by the dry percussion.

Miles Davis and Robert Glasper feat. Phonte - "Violets"
8 Apr 2016 // 9:11 AM

"Violets" is an excellent jazz-hop single to honor the great Miles Davis.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Saul Williams Commands Attention at Summerstage (Photos + Video)

// Notes from the Road

"Saul Williams played a free, powerful Summerstage show ahead of his appearance at Afropunk this weekend.

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