(Editor's note - This is the first installment in what will be a regular feature here on StLJN, in which each Monday we'll offer some bit of news, music or media connected to the most famous and influential jazz musician to come from the St. Louis area.)
What better way to begin a new recurring feature about Miles Davis than with some words from the man himself? Here are a couple of interviews - one short, one long - featuring Davis talking about himself, his music, other trumpet players he enjoyed, race and racism, Gil Evans, and a variety of other topics:
Maria Schneider Orchestra - "Choro Dancado"
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