Monday, September 28, 2015

Miles on Monday: "Understanding Miles Davis, in 9 Parts," and more

This week in Miles Davis news:

* New York magazine's pop culture website Vulture attempts to prepare readers for the forthcoming release of Don Cheadle's Miles Ahead film with "Understanding Miles Davis, in 9 Parts."

* An article at suggests that readers "Let Miles Davis Help You Build Your Jazz Collection."

* A post on the Rock Art Editions blog compares the Miles Davis statue recently unveiled in Alton, IL, to existing statues of the trumpeter in Nice, France and Kielce, Poland.

* There's more coverage of the unveiling of the statue in Alton in this feature story from the St. Louis American's Kenya Vaughn.

* Lastly, today marks 24 years since Miles Davis died, passing away as a result of pneumonia, respiratory failure, and a stroke at St. John's Hospital and Health Center in Santa Monica, CA, where he had been a patient for several weeks. He was 65; his music lives on.

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