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Miles Davis

 
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American jazz trumpeter, and composer. Davis is arguably among the most influential and acclaimed figures in the history of jazz and 20th-century music. (read complete bio)
 

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Dizzy Gillespie and Miles Davis Exhibit  Photo

Dizzy Gillespie and Miles Davis Exhibit

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01/16/2017
Craig Wallace as Miles Davis in Satchmo at the Waldorf at Mosaic Theater Company of D Photo

Craig Wallace as Miles Davis in Satchmo at the Waldorf at Mosaic Theater Company of DC, August 25—September 25, 2016. Photo by Stan Barouh.

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08/29/2016
Craig Wallace as Miles Davis in Satchmo at the Waldorf at Mosaic Theater Company of D Photo

Craig Wallace as Miles Davis in Satchmo at the Waldorf at Mosaic Theater Company of DC, August 25—September 25, 2016. Photo by Stan Barouh.

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08/29/2016
 

Miles Davis Biography

American jazz trumpeter, and composer. Davis is arguably among the most influential and acclaimed figures in the history of jazz and 20th-century music.




Miles Davis News

Inaugural John Coltrane Jazz Festival Comes To Harlem This Weekend Photo Inaugural John Coltrane Jazz Festival Comes To Harlem This Weekend
by Stephi Wild - Sep 22, 2022

On Saturday, September 24, 2022, 1:00pm – 7:00 pm at Marcus Garvey Park | Richard Rodgers Amphitheatre, in Harlem, iconic saxophone players Bill Saxton, Alvin Flythe, Todd Herbert, Sweet Lee Odom, Patience Higgins, TK Blue and John S. Mannan join three rhythm sections to play the music of John Coltrane from the Miles Davis/Monk Era thru the Impulse Record years of Trane's performances.

Cotuit Center for the Arts Presents CLASSIC JAZZ VISIONS: THE PHOTOGRAPHY OF JACK BR Photo Cotuit Center for the Arts Presents CLASSIC JAZZ VISIONS: THE PHOTOGRAPHY OF JACK BRADLEY
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 20, 2022

The Classic Jazz Visions Concert Series returns to the Main Stage on Saturday, October 1, 2022, with a public welcome at 6:30pm and showtime at 7:30pm. This unique musical and pictorial tribute to Jack Bradley's jazz photography was a hit that completely sold out when it first appeared on the Cotuit Stage in April 2022. 

Kennedy Center Announces September & October Programming Featuring HAMILTON, DEAR EVA Photo Kennedy Center Announces September & October Programming Featuring HAMILTON, DEAR EVAN HANSEN & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 14, 2022

The Kennedy Center has announced all September-October programming, featuring Hamilton, Dear Evan Hansen Shear Madness, and more. See the full schedule here!

City Winery Boston Debuts Berklee Ensemble Brunch This Sunday; New Ensembles Announce Photo City Winery Boston Debuts Berklee Ensemble Brunch This Sunday; New Ensembles Announced
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 13, 2022

City Winery Boston, in partnership with the Berklee College of Music, will launch The Berklee Ensemble Brunch Series this Sunday, September 18th. 

Versatile Jazz Artist Omar Sosa Comes to the Overture Center Photo Versatile Jazz Artist Omar Sosa Comes to the Overture Center
by Stephi Wild - Sep 7, 2022

Overture Center for the Arts and the Sessions at McPike Park present Cuban composer and pianist Omar Sosa, one of the most versatile jazz artists on the scene today, and his Quarteto Americanos on Wednesday, Sept. 21 at 7:30 p.m. in Capitol Theater.

Bass Legends Ron Carter, Buster Williams and Stanley Clarke Walk The Line at Pittsbur Photo Bass Legends Ron Carter, Buster Williams and Stanley Clarke Walk The Line at Pittsburgh International Jazz Festival
by Stephi Wild - Sep 6, 2022

Ray Brown (1926-2002), a proud native son of Pittsburgh, was one of the founding fathers of modern jazz bass. So it's only fitting that the Pittsburgh International Jazz Festival (PIJF) presents Ron Carter Foursight, Buster Williams & Something More, and Stanley Clarke N 4Ever – three lords of the lower frequencies.

Joey McIntyre and Jujubee Join DRAG: THE MUSICAL at The Bourbon Room in Hollywood Photo Joey McIntyre and Jujubee Join DRAG: THE MUSICAL at The Bourbon Room in Hollywood
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 1, 2022

Joey McIntyre and drag icon Jujubee have joined the cast of DRAG: The Musical, returning to The Bourbon Room in Hollywood, with performances running September 23-October 15, 2022.

Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra Sextet Performs Two Nights of Latin Jazz in Northgl Photo Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra Sextet Performs Two Nights of Latin Jazz in Northglenn and Parker
by Stephi Wild - Aug 31, 2022

Join the CJRO Sextet on Friday, September 9 at 7:30 p.m. as we continue our series at the Parsons Theatre in Northglenn by presenting an evening of Samba, Mambo and more!

Live At Birdland Jazz Club And Birdland Theater Announce September 2022 Lineup Photo Live At Birdland Jazz Club And Birdland Theater Announce September 2022 Lineup
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 25, 2022

Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater are open this September with a full slate of nightly performances!

Louis Cole Announces New LP 'Quality Over Opinion' Photo Louis Cole Announces New LP 'Quality Over Opinion'
by Michael Major - Aug 23, 2022

To celebrate the news of the upcoming album, he shares a new single, “I’m Tight.” The new single arrives hot on the heels of “Let it Happen” — “a timeless modern power ballad classic” — released earlier this month. In contrast, “I’m Tight” is a sleek, laser-focused Funk rocket, based on an utterly irresistible bassline.

Miles Davis Videos

VIDEO: King Khan Shares Colorful Video From New Jazz Album VideoVIDEO: King Khan Shares Colorful Video From New Jazz Album
by Stage Tube - Nov 2, 2020

King Khan has shared the video for 'Wait Till The Stars Burn,' a highlight from his first-ever jazz album The Infinite Ones.

 Little Steven to Release Career-Spanning Box Set on Dec. 6 Video Little Steven to Release Career-Spanning Box Set on Dec. 6
by Abigail Charpentier - Nov 20, 2019

As Little Steven looks back on his early solo career with the upcoming boxed set, RockNRoll Rebel – The Early Work, the creatively restless Rock & Roll Hall of Famer is simultaneously looking forward with a slew of new releases including a theatrical, Gene Kelly-inspired video for his song “Love Again” from his latest album, Summer Of Sorcery, and an exuberant live performance of Bruce Springsteen's “Tucson Train.” Leading up to the December 6 release of the boxed set, Little Steven aka Steven Van Zandt has been steadily releasing digital deluxe editions of the albums included over the last few weeks and today has made available his 1989 album, Revolution, which includes two rare mixes of the title track. 

VIDEO: Get a Peek Behind the Curtain With the Touring Cast of THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL VideoVIDEO: Get a Peek Behind the Curtain With the Touring Cast of THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL
by Stage Tube - Nov 17, 2019

The cast of The Spongebob Musical is giving fans a peek behind the curtain in an all new video.

BWW TV Exclusive: Konversations with Keeme: Chatting with Chris Coogan VideoBWW TV Exclusive: Konversations with Keeme: Chatting with Chris Coogan
by Konversations with Keeme - Nov 6, 2019

Fifteen year old Ajibola Tajudeen, better known as Keeme, is the host of New Paradigm Theatre's web series here on BroadwayWorld. 'Konversations with Keeme' is show where Keeme interviews seasoned television and film professionals like Tamara Tunie of Law and Order: Special Victims Unit and Renee Lawless of Tyler Perry's The Have and the Have Nots, as well as Broadway veterans such as Emmy and Grammy winner, Paul Bogaev, and Broadway pros Christine Dwyer, Kelly Grant, Juwan Crawley and more.

VIDEO: Get a First Look at the Touring Cast of THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL in Action VideoVIDEO: Get a First Look at the Touring Cast of THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL in Action
by Stage Tube - Oct 8, 2019

THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL is currently playing at The Bushnell in Hartford, CT, and will next travel to the Overture Center in Madison, WI prior to engagements in Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Toronto and more. Get a first look at the cast in action in the all new video!

First-Ever Music Video for Miles Davis' 'Moon Dreams' Released VideoFirst-Ever Music Video for Miles Davis' 'Moon Dreams' Released
by Abigail Charpentier - Sep 27, 2019

The first-ever music video for Miles Davis' “Moon Dreams” has been released today by Blue Note/UMe, in association with Ingenuity Studios. A groundbreaking work of art, the new music video is influenced by Miles Davis' own sketches and imagines a night in New York City through every era of jazz. “Moon Dreams” is featured on the acclaimed Miles Davis collection, The Complete Birth of the Cool, released June 7 by Blue Note/UMe.

Chick Corea,  Brian Blade and Christian McBride Release Another Collaboration VideoChick Corea, Brian Blade and Christian McBride Release Another Collaboration
by Abigail Charpentier - Sep 6, 2019

When an iconic pianist like Chick Corea gets together with such modern masters as bassist Christian McBride and drummer Brian Blade, perhaps it should come as no surprise that the music they create together is absolutely magical. Their 2014 release Trilogy earned universal acclaim, including a pair of GRAMMY Awards (Best Jazz Instrumental Album and Best Improvised Jazz Solo for “Fingerprints”), and confirmed the trio as one of Corea's most revered ensembles.

VIDEO: First Look - Apple Music's CLIVE DAVIS: THE SOUNDTRACK OF OUR LIVES VideoVIDEO: First Look - Apple Music's CLIVE DAVIS: THE SOUNDTRACK OF OUR LIVES
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 18, 2017

CLIVE DAVIS: THE SOUNDTRACK OF OUR LIVES will be available exclusively via Apple Music starting on October 3. Get a first look below!

FKAjazz to Release New Album 'Stereotype Threat' Next Month VideoFKAjazz to Release New Album 'Stereotype Threat' Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2017

With the release of his new album Stereotype Threat under the bold, fresh artistic identity FKAjazz (formerly known as…), NYC based saxophonist Samir Zarif lays the dynamic groundwork for the possibilities of what jazz is for his generation and provides a vision for what the cherished American art form can be moving forward.

VIDEO: Sneak Peek at NEEDLES AND OPIUM at A.C.T.
by Stage Tube - Mar 31, 2017

Jazz legend Miles Davis travels to Europe in 1949 to discover the pleasures of Paris, unlock his creativity, and find his heroine in Juliette Greco. At the same time, French filmmaker Jean Cocteau embarks on his own opium-fueled journey to New York. Individually, the stories are thrilling and heartbreaking, but what elevates this production is the extraordinary storytelling.