Tagged Miles Davis

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Jazz News (July 2019)

Jazz Re:Fest 2019 The 7th annual jazz festival hosted by Jazz Re:Freshed returns to Brighton Dome on Saturday 27th July. The line up includes Theon Cross, Rosie Turton, Zara McFarlane, Werkha, Kevin Haynes Grupo Elegua, Sarah Tandy and Camilla George. The annual festival will also feature DJ sets and family-friendly activities. Tickets are £10, with…

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The Column: Eddie Myer – Dark Magus

    Today, April 30th, is International Jazz day. Of course for our dedicated readers, every day deserves that title – and no doubt many of you will already be physically and spiritually exhausted from celebrating Duke Ellington’s birthday the day before. If you feel minded to indulge in a little more celebration, however, the Miles…

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Film Review: Miles Ahead

Miles Ahead Directed by Don Cheadle  Starring Don Cheadle, Ewan McGregor, Emayatzy Corinealdi       Set in 1980, an era of self-induced retirement for Davis, and shortly before his Eighties comeback, the film leans heavily on the fictional adventures of Miles and the fictional ‘composite character’, Rolling Stone reporter Dave Braden, played superbly by Ewan…