miles davis

Interviews

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.
Jeff Weiss
12.14.17
Music

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?
Jeff Andrews
8.1.17
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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.
Beckett Mufson
5.26.17
FIGHTLAND

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.
Corey Erdman
3.29.17
Internet Exploring

This Car Glove Box Has Sparked a Jazz Revival

Jazz is truly taking Giant Steps with this box's performance.
Devin Pacholik
9.23.16
Interviews

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.
Max Bell
4.15.16
Interviews

“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.'
Nick Chen
4.12.16
Interviews

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.
Craig Jenkins
3.31.16
Film

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.
Ashley Clark
3.30.16
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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.
Craig Jenkins
2.2.16
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Sound Paintings Tell Stories of the Black Avant-Garde

Jennie C. Jones showcases the vibrant sounds of jazz with the language of minimalism.
Antwuan Sargent
1.10.16
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Nice! Deerhunter's Video for "Living My Life" Is Chill

Look at that dog! He's so happy!
Kyle Kramer
10.13.15
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