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Posts from the ‘Podcasts’ Category

19
May
chrisbotti

Miles Davis Podcast: Chris Botti

Versatile trumpeter Chris Botti might be the biggest Miles Davis fan that I have ever met. There is nothing that Chris does not know about Miles, his trumpet artistry, recordings and legacy. His energy on the subject is boundless and on this podcast episode, you will hear that passion for yourself. Read moreRead more

13
May
christianscott

Miles Davis Podcast: Christian Scott

Sensational trumpeter Christian Scott grew up listening to Miles Davis. And as the young musician has matured, he has never forgotten those early impressions from the classic Miles recordings during the Prestige years. Read moreRead more

7
May
marcus+miller

Miles Davis Podcast: Marcus Miller

Marcus Miller produced, composed, recorded and performed with Miles during the 1980‘s and 1990‘s resulting in some of Miles’ greatest modern day classics including Tutu, Amandla and the soundtrack to the film Siesta. Read moreRead more

5
May
mikemetheny

Mike Metheny: A Tapestry of Sonic Delight

There are a few aspects of Mike Metheny’s artistry that I have always enjoyed hearing. The first is the beautiful sound he gets out of his horns – especially the flugelhorn. The second is his ability to play and improvise on the EVI (Electronic Valve Instrument) – he is one of only a few artists in the world who can really make that instrument sing and work perfectly within the context of improvised music. Read moreRead more

30
Apr
francesdavis

Miles Davis Podcast: Frances Davis

Miles’ first wife Frances Davis has graced the covers of three of Miles’ greatest albums (In Person At The Blackhawk, Someday My Prince Will Come, E.S.P.) and was by the legend’s side during the period from the late 1950′s through the mid 1960′s. Read moreRead more

28
Apr
herbhand

Herb Bushler: An Amazing Career in Music

Bassist Herb Bushler may not be a household name in jazz but you most likely have heard his impressive work whether it be with Gil Evans, David Sanborn, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Blossom Dearie, Joe Farrell and others. Herb is a jazz bassist who found his way into the studio system in New York starting in the 1970′s and lasting into the early 21st century. Read moreRead more

22
Apr
sonnyrollins

Miles Davis Podcast: Sonny Rollins

Jazz legend and Saxophone Colossus, Sonny Rollins, shares his remembrances of his friend and musical colleague Miles Davis. Special thanks to Bret Primack for conducting the interview and providing the content for this podcast. Read moreRead more

8
Apr
derektrucks

Miles Davis Podcast: Derek Trucks

Talented guitarist Derek Trucks is a huge MIles Davis fan. He’s not only well versed in Miles’ vast recorded history but he has also applied those influences into his own musical landscape. Recorded backstage in Waterbury, CT where Derek was performing with his band, the podcast below is part of the 20 part Miles Davis series. Read moreRead more

7
Apr
waynemilespodcast

Miles Davis Podcast: Prelude

Since producing the ground-breaking and popular podcast series The Traneumentary-Celebrating the Music of John Coltrane in 2007, I switched gears for a bit and spent some time in the worlds of pop, classical and broadway. My podcast productions include Elvis Costello, Yo-Yo Ma, Billy Joel, Stephen Sondheim, Motown, Michael Jackson and others. Read moreRead more

2
Apr
jack

Jack DeJohnette Expands His Musical Universe

The multitalented drummer/pianist/composer Jack DeJohnette has recorded and performed with nearly every jazz icon over the past 40 years including Sonny Rollins, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Bill Evans, Jackie McLean, Freddie Hubbard, Charles Lloyd, Keith Jarrett, Michael Brecker, Pat Metheny and many others. In addition, he has led several innovative groups including the popular Jack DeJohnette Special Edition and has penned a few standards along the way including the beautiful tune Silver Hollow. Read moreRead more