Miles Davis http://kplu.org en How A Stressful Night For Miles Davis Spawned Two Classic Albums http://kplu.org/post/how-stressful-night-miles-davis-spawned-two-classic-albums Fifty years ago, on Feb. 12, 1964, <a href="Miles%20Davis" target="_blank">Miles Davis</a> led a band through one of the most exciting gigs to ever take place at New York's Philharmonic Hall. The show was a cultural event: a benefit for voter registration in Louisiana and Mississippi at the high point of the the civil rights movement, and an unofficial homage to John F. Kennedy, who had been assassinated a few months before. Sun, 09 Feb 2014 19:44:01 +0000 13443 at http://kplu.org How A Stressful Night For Miles Davis Spawned Two Classic Albums A 1969 Bootleg Unearths Miles Davis' 'Lost' Quintet http://kplu.org/post/1969-bootleg-unearths-miles-davis-lost-quintet After a slew of multidisc sets devoted to key points in the career of <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15368370/miles-davis" target="_blank">Miles Davis</a>, you'd think Columbia Records would have unearthed every speck of consequential music by now. But not quite.<p>This week, Columbia brings out <em>Live in Europe 1969: The Bootleg Series Vol. Wed, 30 Jan 2013 21:27:58 +0000 Tom Moon 7684 at http://kplu.org A 1969 Bootleg Unearths Miles Davis' 'Lost' Quintet Miles Davis Experience production coming to Washington http://kplu.org/post/miles-davis-experience-production-coming-washington <p>Perhaps the most prolific time in the career of Miles Davis was from 1949 to 1959, and to pay tribute to these historic years in jazz and Davis&rsquo; career, CAMI Music has joined forces with Miles Davis Properties and Blue Note Records for an innovative music and historical production, The Miles Davis Experience: 1949-1959.</p><p>The tour will feature three shows in Washington State.</p><p><strong><a href="http://groovenotes.org/2011/09/14/the-miles-davis-experience-1949-1959-coming-to-washington-state/">Read more on Groove Notes.</a></strong></p><p> Wed, 14 Sep 2011 18:30:00 +0000 Kevin Kniestedt 2622 at http://kplu.org Miles Davis Experience production coming to Washington Plenty of celebration on the 85th birthday of Miles Davis http://kplu.org/post/plenty-celebration-85th-birthday-miles-davis <p>Miles Davis would have been 85 years old today, and the birth of the legendary trumpeter is being celebrated in several ways and places around the country today.</p><p>LIFE.com just posted never-before-seen photos of Miles from 1958.</p><p><strong><a href="http://groovenotes.org/2011/05/26/plenty-of-celebration-on-the-85th-birthday-of-miles-davis/">Read more:</a></strong> Thu, 26 May 2011 18:06:19 +0000 Kevin Kniestedt 1679 at http://kplu.org Plenty of celebration on the 85th birthday of Miles Davis