The highly-respected musician played with many of jazz's biggest names, such as Elvin Jones, McCoy Tyner and Miles Davis, as well as record solo discs for the legendary Prestige imprint.
The Dark Magus always had plenty to say about himself and his music. These 20 Miles Davis quotes offer a revealing insight into the man and his work.
Blue Note is an iconic jazz label, so we've put together a list of its greatest albums. Check out our picks from the label's catalogue here.
Since time immemorial, we have been fascinated by space. uDiscover takes a look at the many musicians who have played out their obsessions in song.
Recorded in a burst of creativity, the Miles Davis Quintet’s Prestige Sessions found the trumpeter running “a masterclass in working the tunes”.
Across three sessions, from 1952 to 1954, Miles Davis recorded the majority of the sides he would release on Blue Note, with many jazz icons behind him.
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By Miles Davis’ own estimation, the group that recorded the album ‘Miles: The New Miles Davis Quintet’ made the jazz trumpeter “a legend”.
Photographing the great jazz musicians both in public and private, William Gottlieb always managed to capture them with a truth others failed to achieve.
Recorded over three sessions between 1949 and 1950, Miles Davis’ ‘Birth Of The Cool’ remains a landmark jazz album that influenced generations of musicians.
Impulse! Records’ history blends indie hipness with a compulsion to push the boundaries, creating some of the most forward-thinking music in history.
Lying somewhere on the spectrum between avant-garde jazz and free jazz, astral jazz represented one of the most experimental periods in jazz’s history.
Roney also recorded as a sideman with jazz greats like McCoy Tyner, Dizzy Gillespie, Elvin Jones, Chick Corea and Ornette Coleman.
The releases will contain bonus footage filmed at Montreux Jazz Festival and a 16-page hardcover book.
Charlie Parker was one of the most important figures in the development of jazz and in particular Bop.