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.
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.
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.
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.