Li Robbins , special to CBC Music and top-notch jazz expert, lets us in on her top 5 jazz albums of 2013 And if you're looking for more, check out our full top five albums list, by genre, for 2013 ... FULL ARTICLE AT CBC Radio 3
Officials renamed a stretch of W. 77th St. 'Miles Davis Way,' resolving a lengthy battle for the jazz impresario’s neighbor, Shirley Zafirau, who fought for years to get the street name changed. FULL ARTICLE AT New York Daily News
For the holidays: a couple of box sets, an album or two, and books, all expressing jazz, then and now. “The Complete Clifford Jordan Strata-East Sessions” • Jordan was a master of bebop and blues with a feathery touch; his saxophone ... FULL ARTICLE AT The Salt Lake Tribune
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. In this ... FULL ARTICLE AT Crooks and Liars
Placed back to back in this collection, Davis's late '50s and early '60s albums reveal a man coming fully into his powers as a band leader, a composer, and a trumpet player while still remaining restless. FULL ARTICLE AT PopMatters
The festival usually begins on a Friday night with a well-known musician performing at the International Tennis Hall of Fame, then continues for the weekend at Fort Adams, a waterside state park that provides a spectacular setting for the music ... FULL ARTICLE AT San Antonio Express-News
Miles Dewey Davis III (May 25, 1926 – September 28, 1991) was an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, and composer.
Widely considered one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century, Davis was at the forefront of almost every major development in jazz from World War II to the 1990s: he played on various early bebop records and recorded one of the first cool jazz records; he was partially... Full Article At Wikipedia.org