Stanley Clarke Is the Reason You Love Music
The legendary bass player, who basically invented jazz fusion, speaks about his lengthy career—from collaborating with Keith Richards to Paul McCartney to Miles Davis.
The Guide to Getting into Miles Davis
In his own words, Miles changed music "five or six times." That might even be undercutting it. So where do you begin?
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Miles Davis's Birthday: Better with These Jazzy GIFs
Watch an endless jazz band for the digital age in these GIFs.
Honey Boy Bratton: The Boxer Who Inspired Miles Davis and Muhammad Ali
Johnny Bratton is often overlooked, but the former welterweight champ had a profound impact on the city of Chicago, and two giant figures in particular—Miles Davis, and Muhammad Ali.
This Car Glove Box Has Sparked a Jazz Revival
Jazz is truly taking Giant Steps with this box's performance.
How Darkside's Dave Harrington Improvised a New Solo Career
We spoke with the prolific guitarist about making his debut LP 'Become Alive' and playing Hall & Oates in the club.
“If Miles Davis Was Alive, He’d Be Working with Kendrick Lamar” - An Interview with Don Cheadle
Cheadle’s new Miles Davis film plants its feet somewhere between a thriller, a jazz biopic, and 'Grand Theft Auto.'
Jazz Pianist Robert Glasper and the Foreign Exchange's Phonte Salute Miles Davis with "Violets"
We premiere Robert Glasper, Phonte, and 9th Wonder's new Miles Davis rework and speak with Glasper about his new album.
Don Cheadle Talks Racism, Miles Davis, and His Wonderfully Bizarre Biopic
We spoke to the director and star of the biopic about the legendary trumpeter's drug-fueled adventures in the 70s.
Watch the Outrageous Trailer for Don Cheadle's Miles Davis Biopic 'Miles Ahead'
In two minutes we get guns, crooked record label dealings, great music, betrayal, infidelity, and, somehow, more guns.
Sound Paintings Tell Stories of the Black Avant-Garde
Jennie C. Jones showcases the vibrant sounds of jazz with the language of minimalism.
Nice! Deerhunter's Video for "Living My Life" Is Chill
Look at that dog! He's so happy!