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Miles Davis
Black Fact of the Day: Nov. 26, 2019- Brought to you by Black365
November 26, 2019
Cicely Tyson and legendary jazz trumpeter Miles Davis were married, 1981. ... read more »
Cooperative Economic Empowerment Movement Announces its 2nd Annual CEEM Weekend at the LA County Fair: A Tribute to Black Influence in Popular Culture
September 12, 2019
The 2nd Annual CEEM Weekend at the LA County Fair will feature a “Tribute to Black Influence in Pop Culture!” Come celebrate the incredible impact of African-American contributions to this year's fair theme: Pop Culture! The CEEM Weekend is sponsored by McDonald’s Black & Positively Golden Campaign. McDonald’s Black & Positively Golden campaign celebrates a new movement to uplift communities and empower excellence through education, empowerment and entrepreneurship. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: July 16, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
July 16, 2019
On this day, July 16, 1991, the French government named Miles Davis a Knight in the Legion of Honor. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: May 26, 2019- Brought to you by Black365
May 26, 2019
    On this day May 26, 1926, Miles Davis, considered by most to be a musical genius was born in Alton, Illinois. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool — A Complicated Man Chased by Demons —A Brilliant Look at His Life
May 3, 2019
What Davis had, that others made comments upon, even from his earliest days was his “star” quality. That's high praise since he was coming up with other jazz musicians who in turn also became legends yet they didn't possess a mystic around their persona. Not like Davis who simply didn’t give an “F” and because of that his mystique only grew more.  He burned through the ’50s and sauntered through the ’60s using and abusing, drugs and alcohol and building up his mystique which grew darker, and darker. ... read more »
Kamasi and Hancock Intersect Jazz Tradition & Evolution at Hollywood Bowl
September 7, 2017
Herbie Hancock gave L.A. a rare gift in jazz history and its ever evolving journey. ... read more »
Don Cheadle, Robert Glasper, and Steve Berkowitz Talk About Movie “Miles Ahead”
March 2, 2017
The movie "Miles Ahead" won a Grammy for Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media. Host: Brandon I. Brooks ... read more / watch video »
VIDEO: Terrace Martin and Robert Glasper Interview Session
June 24, 2016
In honor of Miles Davis' birthday Terrace Martin and Robert Glasper perform live at the Crenshaw Baldwin Hills Mall right outside of Macy's. In this live interview, the two discuss jazz music, Miles Davis, major influences and more. ... read more / watch video »
Miles Ahead: Cheadle Channels Legendary Jazz Great in Warts-and-all Biopic
April 7, 2016
It's no secret that Don Cheadle wanted to make a movie about Miles Davis (1926-1991) for over a decade. Well, the wait is finally over for jazz fans eager to see the warts-and-all biopic chronicling some of the highs and lows of the legendary trumpeter's checkered career. ... read more »
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