Miles Davis

The Musical Tastes Of Our Ex-Presidents

By Alyson Camus | November 10, 2020

‘Gregg Allman and the Allman Brothers just about put me in the White House’

People’s Perception Of Art And Artists Is Evolving For The Worse

By Alyson Camus | July 7, 2020

It’s all about staying in a safe place, on a safe subject

MILES DAVIS & JOHN COLTRANE: THE FINAL TOUR, Featuring A Panel Discussion With Miki Coltrane, Erin Davis, Vince Wilburn Jr., And Steve Berkowitz, Wednesday November 7th 2018

By Alyson Camus | November 9, 2018

‘It’s spiritual, it changes people’s lives, it makes people reflect’


By admin | October 28, 2018

Featuring a Panel Discussion with Miki Coltrane, Erin Davis, Vince Wilburn Jr., and Steve Berkowitz

Pitchfork’s Winter Album Releases 2018

By Iman Lababedi | January 10, 2018

Bring back Blender

Dash Radio Launches A New Show ‘Evolution Of The Groove’ With Miles Davis Estate

By Alyson Camus | December 3, 2015

The show will pay homage to the innovative genius of Miles Davis, a musician who changed the course of music many times.

10 Songs: Thursday, July 16th, 2015

By Iman Lababedi | July 16, 2015

‘Round Midnight – Live, 1955 – Miles Davis – This is the third composition from the Live At Newport album, and it is swoonily beautiful. Who is playing, you ask? Miles Davis, trumpet; Zoot Sims, tenor saxophone; Gerry Mulligan, baritone saxophone; Thelonious Monk, piano; Percy Heath, bass; Connie Kay, drums… pretty sick right? Three years later he would add John Coltrane – A

The Big Huerta Trumpets Miles Davis

By Edward Huerta | February 18, 2015

Supposing a trumpet grew up being played by school kids and rank amateurs. What if the trumpet had dreams of one day being played by Miles Davis? Dig, relax your staid brain activity, go with the thought. So this lonely trumpet is put in the back of the closet for years but to get him through each lonely day, the trumpet dreams of Miles lovingly fingering his keys

Miles Davis' ‘Blue X-mas’ Release Party At Vacation Vinyl, Friday November 28th 2014

By Alyson Camus | November 30, 2014

Miles Davis’ daughter Cheryl Davis and musician/producer Vince Wilburn Jr, (Davis’ nephew), both of the Miles Davis Estate, which overseers of reissues and all things Miles, were present to sign the reissue, and I got mine signed by Cheryl and Vince!

CBGB’s Talked With The Miles Davis Estate And Host Alan Light, We Listened In

By Iman Lababedi | October 11, 2014

“It is hard to go a pitch in Hollywood and sit across from a guy who says ‘OK, explain Miles Davis to me,” that was Vince Wilburn Jr. , Miles’ nephew, expressing his unconcealed contempt for the movie business.,”So I stopped going to the pitches because it was personal, I took it personally.”

A Few Musicians With Chronic Illnesses

By Alyson Camus | September 17, 2014

Among the dead ones, Woody Guthrie had the terrible degenerative neural disorder called Huntington’s disease, Frederic Chopin had cystic fibrosis, and Miles Davis had sickle cell anemia! The problem is that musicians have to tour to make a living, illness or no illness, plus we have to consider that many of them can’t afford a nice health insurance!

Don Cheadle To Portray Miles Davis

By Iman Lababedi | July 12, 2014

Anything involving my friend Karen Sundell , the VP of Entertainment for PR Firm Rogers And Cowan tends to be pretty awesome and that will include the “the crowd funding campaign for the Miles Davis film, entitled “Miles Ahead.” rock nyc interview subject Henry Rollins is a long time supporter and filmed this come on for the masses.

Miles Davis Way, Upper East Side Block Renamed In The Great Man's Honor

By Iman Lababedi | May 27, 2014

Various musicians talked about knowing and loving Miles. Bobbi Humphrey, the first female instrumentalist signed to Blue Note, remembered playing with Miles fondly. John Ames claimed it had always been Miles Davis Way for him.

On May 26th, The Only Way Is The Miles Davis Way

By Iman Lababedi | May 22, 2014

“Miles Davis Way Block party in NYC on 5/26 (birthday of Miles)!? NYC is officially re-naming West 77th Street to “Miles Davis Way.” The celebration will include Miles alumni, special guests and unveiling.

Be Here Now: Snap Shot Reviews Of New Albums 3-25-14

By Iman Lababedi | March 25, 2014

A later generations Sly Stone releases a full set from circa Brown Sugar, twenty years after its expiration date and it is still better than just about anything else you might consider funk. There is no way to overstate the case for this album and if we are never getting another album and if he can’t release the Radio City Music Hall gig from 2000, this will do very nicely. ALBUM OF THE WEEK – A

10 Songs: what rock nyc is listening to 1-11-14

By Iman Lababedi | January 11, 2014

Janie Jones – The Clash – On the list of greatest songs forever, the Clash looks at 1960s party girl scandal girl and wonders what it has done to do with the 9 to 5 world; political sleight of hand let’s them know – A+

'Miles Davis: The Collected Artwork’ Book Release Party On Thursday November 7th 2013

By Alyson Camus | November 9, 2013

The Collected Artwork’ has been described as ‘a comprehensive collection of the musician’s artwork’, ‘a treasure for art lovers and music aficionados alike, who will appreciate this extraordinary window on the life of a creative genius’.