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Article: Album Review

Miles Davis: Music From And Inspired By Birth Of The Cool, A Film by Stanley Nelson

Read "Music From And Inspired By Birth Of The Cool, A Film by Stanley Nelson" reviewed by Doug Collette


The most devout fans of the late Miles Davis will likely hear the selections on this album as touchstones of their collections of the jazz icon's work. More casual fans and dilettantes can listen and learn to the same cuts as guideposts to assemble their own. Neither approach undermines the value of the title as a ...

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Article: Interview

Stanley Nelson: How Do You Make A Film Do Justice To Miles Davis And His Music?

Read "Stanley Nelson: How Do You Make A Film Do Justice To Miles Davis And His Music?" reviewed by Victor L. Schermer


Miles Davis is far more than a legendary jazz great. He was and is a cultural and musical icon whose life was largely compelled by five driving forces: 1) his groundbreaking innovations in cool jazz, modal music, fusion, and beyond; 2) his “cool" persona, which has influenced and inspired several generations; 3) his tempestuous love life; ...


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