Newport Jazz Festival

August 1, 2 & 3, 2014
www.newportjazzfest.org

"He turned poison into medicine…" - Herbie Hancock lecturing on the wisdom of Miles Davis at Harvard University
Icon, virtuoso, revolutionary, provocateur, the “Prince of Darkness” and a shining light, trumpeter Miles Davis was to jazz what Johannes Kepler was to planetary motion—radically redefining the way we think about the subject. And he did so more than once, shifting styles relentlessly like the boxer he wanted to be—darting musically from here to there, changing up his approaches unexpectedly, feinting just when you thought you had him pegged….  read full article 
  • 12 February 2014
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