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Detroit Free Press
Despite abrupt close, Detroit Jazz Festival hits the right notes
Detroit Jazz Festival artist-in-residence Joshua Redman and his quartet perform during the festival in downtown Detroit on Monday.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
Crooks and Liars
C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Miles Davis
The head of this tune comes from a nursery rhyme called "Put Your Little Foot," which Miles arranged into a jazz piece and entitled it "Fran Dance," as a tribute to his then-wife, a dancer.
Detroit Free Press
Review: Highlights from Saturday's Detroit Jazz Fest, a look ahead to today
I'll have more to say in Tuesday's wrap-up piece about so much of the remarkable music today heard Saturday at the Detroit Jazz Festival.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
The Free Dictionary
Miles Davis once said, "You can tell the history of jazz in four words: Louis Armstrong .
Cookin' with Miles Davis: His recipe for 'Chili Mack'
One of jazz great Miles Davis' most famous recordings is Cookin' with The Miles Davis Quintet .
WNYC-AM New York
'Miles Davis And Gil Evans: Still Ahead' On JazzSet
Gil Evans was born on May 13, 1912. In three collaborations in the late 1950s, he and his friend and Miles Davis steered their projects into a new era for jazz.
Ventura County Reporter
Six-thirty p.m. is both an unusual and auspicious time to play live music that doesn't involve a church or a county fair.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
CityBeat contributor Sean Peters played an interesting role in Don Cheadle's locally filmed movie Miles Ahead.
Beach Metro Community News
More verve, less blue notes for Jazz
Herbie Hancock once said "Jazz is about being in the moment." If that's the case and dogs could play instruments, there would be some stiff competition in the jazz world.
The 'Legend' of Bob Marley thirty years later
As Miles Davis ' Kind of Blue is to jazz, Bob Marley & the Wailers ' 1984 collection Legend is the album that defines reggae for millions of American fans.
Sax man Bill Evans heads for S.P.A.C.E.
Since growing up in Clarendon Hills, Grammy-nominated jazz saxophonist, composer and bandleader Bill Evans has played the world perpetually with artists including Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock and Mick Jagger - and with his own jazz/funk/bluegrass band Soulgrass.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
The Pick List: This Week's Recommended Events
Though he outlived Bob Marley, Fela Kuti never managed to connect with Western ears in the same way.
Listen to 'Conference of the Birds,' go see Dave Holland's Prism on Saturday
I'm consistently impressed with the work Peter Margasak , John Corbett , and Bill Meyer do every year they cover the Chicago Jazz Festival .
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Business & Heritage Clarksville
Inaugural Culture Fest lays claim to Nashville
In a few days days the inuagural Culture Fest Nashville, presented by Xfinity and sponsored by The Tennessee Tribune, kicks off with the legendary Third World taking the stage at the Nashville Farmers' Market to deliver one of the best performances you'll see this year.
8/25/14; Today's Tips: Monday
READING : Poets Speak Loud @ McGeary's Pub , Albany. Open mic with featured poet Paul Pines , the author of the award-winning collection, "New Orleans Variations & Paris Ouroboros," and the upcoming "Fishing On the Pole Star."
Sat Aug 23, 2014
St. Louis Jazz Notes
StLJN Saturday Video Showcase: Summer 2014 jazz film festival, part three
The original plan for this week to post some videos of Spyro Gyra and Mindi Abair, the headliners of the Eco Music Festival that had been scheduled for next Saturday at the Chesterfield Amphitheater.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
The Charlie Parker Jazz Festival
"You can tell the history of jazz in four words: Louis Armstrong, Charlie Parker" - the words of jazz great Miles Davis paying homage to the forefathers of a musical movement now celebrated around the world.
From the Jazzblog archives: Dave Liebman's autobiography reviewed
Since Dave Liebman will be playing in Ottawa tonight and Friday at Carleton University, I thought I would remind everyone that he released a great autobiography in 2012.
Hot Trailer: Jazz Docu 'Keep On Keepin' On'
He's a 23-year-old blind jazz piano prodigy. He's an 89-year-old legend who has trained or mentored such greats as Miles Davis and Quincy Jones.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Kinston Free Press
Album reviews: Electric Wurms and Bennie Maupin
New album: Musik, Die Schwer Zu Twerk Artist: Electric Wurms Label: Bella Union/Warner Bros.