After their great chemistry on the first installment of his ‘Black Radio’ series, Robert Glasper links up with Erykah Badu once again. Glasper is recreating music by the late great Miles Davis for an upcoming tribute album called Everything’s Beautiful. According to an interview with Rolling Stone magazine, the album will feature re-created songs with […]
Where: (click below to visit venue on Foursquare) Lincoln High School East St. Louis, IL 62201 When: 1939 What: Miles Davis picked up the trumpet at his father’s behest after the family moved from Alton, IL to East St. Louis, IL when he was about a year old. « PREVIOUS NEXT » In celebration of Black Music […]
Where: (click below to visit venue on Foursquare)CBS 30th Street Studio 270 E 30th Street, New York, NY 10001 When: April 1970 What: Miles Davis’ first certified gold record sold more than half a million copies, later being recognized as one of jazz’s greatest albums and a progenitor of the jazz rock genre. « PREVIOUS NEXT » […]
jive (origin unknown) – 1. the jargon of jazz musicians or enthusiasts. 2. deceptive, nonsensical or glib talk. 3. to play or dance to jive music.