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How 3 shades of jazz swirled together in 1959 to make 'Kind of Blue'

132 days ago
L.A. Times - Pop & HissJames Kaplan's triple biography weaves together '3 Shades of Blue' in the backstories of Miles Davis, John Coltrane and Bill Evans at the height of jazz's cultural sway. more info

Winter – “the lonely girl”

183 days ago
Stereogum In 2022, Samira Winter released the album What Kind of Blue Are You?, which featured a collaboration with Hatchie for “atonement” and one with Sasami for “good.” Today, the LA-based musician — who goes under the moniker Winter — is bac... more info

DeJohnette/Coltrane/Garrison: Movement review – decisive energies of a jazz marvel

2983 days ago
Guardian Music(ECM) Former Miles Davis and current Keith Jarrett drummer Jack DeJohnette’s decisive energies and musicality make him, at 73, one of the marvels of contemporary jazz. This trio joins him with John Coltrane’s saxophonist son Ravi, and b... more info

'Frustrated' Britain's Got Talent fans urge Simon Cowell to change show's name following lack of homegrown talent

3015 days ago
The Mirror Complaints flooded Twitter after dance act Another Kind of Blue blew the judges away more info

Britain's Got Talent Episode 2 Preview: A soldier magician, 'Attraction 2016', 100 Voices of Gospel and 'Danny Dyer'

3016 days ago
The Mirror Richard Jones, 100 Voices of Gospel and Another Kind of Blue aka 'Attraction 2016' really impress more info

Miles Davis: So What - The Complete 1960 Amsterdam Concerts

4222 days ago
Here Comes The Flood Some performances get talked about decades after they happened. It's all about "you had to be there" and if you would believe all the people who claimed to be present at such a show, the venue would have collapsed. Two of those shows are now releas... more info

Miles Davis Quintet: Swiss Radio Days – review

4317 days ago
Guardian Music(TCB)Davis completed recording the most celebrated jazz album in history, the revolutionary Kind of Blue, in April 1959. It changed the way jazz would be played and heard from then on. He was still working through its implications a year later, when ... more info

The Miles Davis Quintet - Steamin' with The Miles Davis Quintet (album stream)

4407 days ago
Totally Fuzzy "Steamin' with the Miles Davis Quintet" is an album by Miles Davis, recorded in 1956 but not released until 1961 as PRLP 7200. A new remastered release by Concord Music Group can be streamed in full below. And since I already mentioned the Isle... more info

Joe Lee Wilson obituary

4750 days ago
Guardian MusicEloquent jazz vocalist who drew on the raw passion of the bluesThe reputation of Joe Lee Wilson, the jazz vocalist, who has died aged 75, never matched those of such male stars as Jon Hendricks, Mark Murphy or Kurt Elling – yet his eloquent bariton... more info

Miles Davis releases Kind of Blue

4781 days ago
Guardian Music1959: Number 28 in our series of the 50 key events in the history of dance music1959 saw the release of several key jazz albums, each of which found new ways of developing and challenging the innovations of bebop. Dave Brubeck's Time Out transformed ... more info

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