Monday, November 23, 2015

Miles on Monday: Miles Smiles going into Grammy Hall of Fame, and more

This week in Miles Davis news:

* Davis' 1967 album Miles Smiles is one of 26 recordings that will be enshrined in the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2016. You can hear the album (pictured) in its entirety via the embedded YouTube window below.

* Guitarist Pete Cosey, the late Chicago native who was in Davis' band from 1973 to 1975 and played on memorable recordings including On The Corner, Agharta, and Dark Magus, is the subject of a "Forgotten Heroes" feature in Premier Guitar magazine.

* New still photos of Don Cheadle and Ewan McGregor on the set of Cheadle's film Miles Ahead have surfaced online. The movie will be released in selected theaters in April 2016.

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