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Norman Provizer's Jazz Notes

Norman Provizer

At the start of the Miles Ahead adventure, George Avakian of Columbia Records offered Miles Davis two options to orchestrate the trumpeter’s large-scale recording. The choices were Gunther Schuller (of…

KUVO celebrates Miles Dewey Davis!

Born on May 26, 1926 in Alton, Ill. outside East St. Louis, Miles Dewey Davis grew up to become a jazz icon. He came of age in the 1940s as…

The Night Beat — Happy Birthday Miles!

Miles Davis was either born on May 26, 1926, or May 25, 1925, there are conflicting reports. The fact is he was born. And sometime no later than his early…

Miles Davis: American Masters

Miles Davis: American Masters on RMPBS Discover the man behind the legend. With full access to the Miles Davis Estate, the film features never-before-seen footage, including studio outtakes from his…

Long Play on The Nightside

Listen to long plays during the 11 o’clock hour of The Nightside with Andy O’…these special extensive compositions needed a deeper listen. In a Silent Way/It’s About That Time (19:53)…

Long Play on The Nightside

Listen to Long Plays during the 11 o’clock hour of The Nightside with Andy O’…these special extensive compositions needed a deeper listen. "As Falls Wichita, So Falls Wichita Falls" (20:42)…

CJRO: Kind of Blue—The Miles Davis Legacy

The CJRO sextet is back and feeling blue! Join us to celebrate the jazz album that made history, Kind of Blue. The band will be performing this iconic Miles Davis…

Long Play on The Nightside

Tune in to Long Play during the 11 o’clock hour of The Nightside with Andy O’…these special extensive compositions needed a deeper listen. "Dolores In A Shoestand" (17:39) from “e.s.t.…

Long Play on The Nightside

Listen to Long Plays during the 11 o’clock hour of The Nightside with Andy O’…these special extensive compositions needed a deeper listen This Sunday, Long Play on The Nightside features…

On this Day—Miles Davis: Blue Mood

Genre: Jazz, cool jazz Label: Debut Recorded: July 9, 1955 Miles Davis, Charles Mingus and Elvin Jones on the same recording? Yes, it happened. And it happened on this day…

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