Miles Davis 1959

Miles Davis moved away from his hard bop style of jazz for his 1959 album Kind Of Blue. Davis had seen the Ballets Africains from Guinea in 1958 and he was aware of George Russell’s music theory book Lydian Chromatic Concept Of Tonal Organization. Pianist Bill Evans had worked withContinue Reading

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Miles Davis’s “Moon Dreams” from The Complete Birth of the Cool Collection gets a video. The set was released in June and it was designed to honor the 70th anniversary of Davis’s Birth of the Cool recording sessions which are regarded as his first career breakthrough. The video for “MoonContinue Reading

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