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Miles Davis

  1. anniversaries
    Jazz Icon Benny Golson on the Legendary ‘A Great Day in Harlem’ Photo“When I got up there, I saw all of my heroes, and then I wondered, Why in the heck am I here? Nobody really knows who I am.”
  2. obits
    Reggie Lucas, Producer for Madonna and Guitarist for Miles Davis, Dead at 65Lucas produced the majority of Madonna’s debut album, and played in Miles Davis’s band.
  3. story time
    Paul Shaffer Reveals the Origins of Bill Murray’s SNL Lounge SingerPaul Shaffer shares new stories about working with Bill Murray, David Letterman, and the Blues Brothers
  4. outtakes
    Things You Learn Hanging Out With Don CheadleAnd when you tell him you sprained your ankle in broad daylight, he’ll joke, “Why were you drinking so early?”
  5. movie review
    Don Cheadle Is Electrifying in Miles AheadBut the movie has a power outage. 
  6. encounter
    Don Cheadle on His Miles Davis Movie, Miles Ahead“This business retires you. You don’t retire from the business very often.”
  7. trailer mix
    Miles Ahead Trailer: Don Cheadle Is Feeling Kind of BlueCheadle stars in and directs this Miles Davis biopic.
  8. new york film festival
    Don’t Call Don Cheadle’s New Miles Davis Movie Miles Ahead a Biopic“This needs to have the essence and spirit of Miles, which is … I don’t give a shit about facts.”
  9. primer
    Understanding Miles Davis, in 9 PartsWhen Miles Ahead, directed by and starring Don Cheadle, premieres in October, it’ll mark the first time that the jazz genius has been the subject of a non-documentary film.
  10. crowdfunding
    Don Cheadle Launches Indiegogo for Miles Davis BiopicHe’s looking to raise $325,000.
  11. how hip-hop failed america
    Questlove on When Black Loses Its CoolThe third in a weekly series of six essays.
  12. casting couch
    Don Cheadle’s Miles Davis Biopic Is Finally HappeningHe’ll direct and star in Kill the Trumpet Player.
  13. john lennon
    Watch Footage of John Lennon Playing Basketball With Miles DavisArtists are sissies? Think again.
  14. dates
    Kanye West, Everyone Else Releasing Albums on September 14It’s going to be a big day in music, for some reason.
  15. vulture lists
    10 of the Greatest Mentors in MusicWho can you thank for Missy Elliot, Iggy Pop, and Gym Class Heroes? How about Stat Quo and Cilla Black?
  16. vulture lists
    10 Best Single-Artist Soundtracks EverThe Beatles were not considered, since they always win everything.
  17. news reel
    Lou Reed Remembers Muhammad Ali