The Birth(day) Of Cool
Named for his wife, a ballerina named Frances, Miles Davis puts his spin on a nursery rhyme.
Chris Dave is a highly versatile and talented drummer. His main focuses are jazz and hip hop, but he has performed as a session musician in both live and studio settings for a vast array of musical acts.
A piece for classical guitar and orchestra in its original form, Miles Davis and Gil Evans collaborated to turn "Concierto de Aranjuez" into a jazz masterpiece.
The song is "Summertime," and features Miles, once again, conducted by his longtime friend Quincy Jones and the Gil Evans Orchestra at the 1991 concert at the jazz festival in Montreux, Switzerland.
Nights at the Roundtable with Miles Davis and "the best rock n' roll album ever made" - the Soundtrack to Jack Johnson - 1970.
Nights at the Roundtable with Miles Davis and a track from Miles Davis + 19 - "My ship".
Here's some deep, dirty funk from Miles Davis' second wife and muse. Wicked.
Philadelphia jazz pianist Ray Bryant died today. Bryant accompianied the likes of Miles Davis, Aretha, and Sonny Rollins, and was a respected composer in his own right. R.I.P.
Cydi Lauper wrote this song with Rob Hyman of the Hooters (who also provides backing vocals)...
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