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.
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