Loving covers of popular music is a grand jazz tradition. From blues vamps to show tunes to popular song of the day, jazz musicians have explored the harmonic opportunities found in pop music.Read more ›
Post Tagged with: "Miles Davis"
A sprawling retrospective set provides new vistas for experiencing the shooting-star genius of the late Duane Allman, and we return once more to an emotional reminiscence from Miles Davis which would ultimately be his last major concert.Read more ›
You see Miles Davis’ age, you sense it, in his fingers. Otherwise remarkably well preserved on this date, just months before his death, the legendary trumpeter certainly looks the part — from the technicolor jacket to the red hornRead more ›
‘Wonderful, and inspiring’: Robben Ford on his new album, Miles Davis, Joni Mitchell, George Harrison … and Kiss?
Do-anything guitarist Robben Ford is hailing his forthcoming album Bringing It Back Home as “my favorite thing that I’ve done in a long time,” and that’s certainly saying something.Read more ›
A new year is finally, blessedly, bringing us some new music. After too long away, we’ve got new jazz, new indie pop, new metal and a sleighful of notable reissues to delve into.Read more ›
Where else will you find, side by side by side, new reissues of Miles Davis’ Porgy and Bess, Nirvana’s 1992 compilation Incesticide, and the Fat Boys’ Pizza Box album — packaged in (yes) a pizza box?Read more ›