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Legacy Podcast: Miles Kind of Blue

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Location:

New York, NY

Description:

honor the 50th anniversary of his landmark album “Kind of Blue.” Collaborators, friends, critics and historians look back on how this record was created and its impact on music and pop culture over the last 50 years.

Language:

English

Contact:

Sony Music Entertainment 550 Madison Avenue, 23rd Floor, New York, NY 10022-3211


Episodes

Jazz: The 59 Sound 4

6/24/2009
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Duration: 00:07:48


Jazz: The 59 Sound 3

6/17/2009
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Today’s podcast looks at Miles Davis’ background and what led to his own musical changes in 1959. Davis actually recorded two groundbreaking records that year – “Kind of Blue” and “Sketches of Spain.” Journalist Ben Ratliff adds how these records helped to change how people listened to Jazz, and Carlos Santana remembers what Bill Graham […]

Duration: 00:09:17


Jazz: The 59 Sound 2

6/10/2009
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In 1959, Jazz musicians and fans were both ready for changes beyond the bebop sound that had been popular since the mid 1940s. Unfortunately, there was some resistance at the record companies responsible for bringing the new music to the marketplace. Eventually, the labels were happy their artists like Dave Brubeck persisted, once “Take Five” […]

Duration: 00:07:04


Jazz: The 59 Sound 1

6/4/2009
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Welcome to the first episode of JAZZ: THE ’59 SOUND – a four-part look into how 1959 became jazz’s greatest year. Dave Brubeck – Time Out, Charles Mingus – Mingus Ah-Um and Miles Davis & Gil Evans – Sketches of Spain are three 1959 jazz albums featured as examples of new directions musicians began taking […]

Duration: 00:06:37


Miles Kind of Blue 4

2/24/2009
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Producer: Joyride Media Recommended: Kind of Blue -50th Anniversary Legacy Edition (2-cd)

Duration: 00:06:54


Miles Kind of Blue 3

2/17/2009
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In this podcast, musicians Herbie Hancock, David Amram and Jimmy Cobb address the music theory behind Kind of Blue, and how the feeling of the musicians was equally as important as the compositions themselves in its creation. Considered “Modal Jazz” as it is written from a few basic notes that form the structure of the […]

Duration: 00:07:05


Miles Kind of Blue 2

2/10/2009
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Our second Miles Davis segment begins with legendary saxophonist Jackie McLean and Kind of Blue drummer Jimmy Cobb talking about the sound Miles was after with his 1959 sextet at the first Kind of Blue recording session on March 2, 1959. Herbie Hancock also adds his thoughts on Miles’ priority for the session to capture […]

Duration: 00:07:18


Miles Kind of Blue 1

2/3/2009
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Our Black History Month feature continues with another great African-American musician – Miles Davis, to honor the 50th anniversary of his landmark album “Kind of Blue.” Collaborators, friends, critics and historians look back on how this record was created and its impact on music and pop culture over the last 50 years.

Duration: 00:06:18