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.
Like many of the artists interviewed at B&N, John was filled with amazing stories, a lifetime of experiences that seem inconceivable today. For me, his somewhat “matter of fact” demeanor and inquisitiveness shines through in his musical voice.
The versatile saxophonist Ron Blake has been an impressive and steady fixture in jazz over the past decade. He has worked with notables Art Farmer, Christian McBride and Roy Hargrove and for the past few years has been a member of NBC’s Saturday Night Live Band.
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…