Music Craft Movies: Miles Davis August 2013
1. Win tickets to Music Craft Movies: Miles Davis at Northwest Film Forum
Sponsored by 88.5 KPLU
August 8, 7 p.m.
Northwest Film Forum, Seattle
Join us for four rare filmed performances by Miles Davis spanning decades, from a 1959 NYC television recording to the 1991 Parisian gig (Miles died three months after filming).
April, 1959 - CBS Studio 61, NYC
...with Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Wynton Kelly, Paul Chambers, and Jimmy Cobb, broadcast during the Kind of Blue period.
June, 1973 - Koseinenkin Hall, Tokyo, Japan
...quote by Miles Davis, "An amplified trumpet doesn’t sound good when you play real fast. So I learned to play two-bar phrases, and that’s where I was going with my new music. It was exciting because I was learning as I was doing it.”
July, 1985 - Umbria Jazz Festival, Perugia, Italy
...with Davis, John Scofield, Bob Berg, Robert Irving III, Darryl Jones, Vince Wilburn Jr., and Steve Thornton.
July, 1991 - Paris, France
...Miles died three months after this gig.
Part of Music Craft, Northwest Film Forum's regular series featuring rare concert footage from music legends.