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Jazztrack:

1959

Miles Davis
Page added Mar 16, 2017 Updated Mar 20, 2017

As we continue our celebration of 100 years of jazz on record, Mal takes us back to one of the greatest years in music - 1959.

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On this episode, four celebrated releases from one of the most memorable years in jazz: they are Dave Brubeck's Time Out, Charles Mingus' Ah Um, John Coltrane's Giant Steps - and (of course) - perhaps the most celebrated jazz studio album of all time, Miles Davis' Kind of Blue.

Also on this episode, more from Nat Bartsch's new solo record Hometime, plus our recent feature album - Noah Preminger's Meditations on Freedom.

Presented by Mal Stanley
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1959

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Mar 18, 2017. 5:00pm - 6:50pm
Mar 21, 2017. 2:00pm - 3:50pm
Mar 21, 2017. 9:00pm - 10:50pm

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Miles Dewey Davis III (May 26, 1926 - September 28, 1991) was an American jazz musician, trumpeter, bandleader, and composer. Widely considered one of the most influential and innovative musicians of the 20th century, Miles Davis was, together with his musical groups, at the forefront of several major developments in jazz music, including bebop, cool jazz, hard bop, modal jazz, post-bop and jazz...

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On Mar 17, 2017. 10:03pm
Anonymous said

Sounds incredible and it will be! Do listen in folks.
The formidable albums mentioned are staggering - true ground-breakers. I know because I own copies of them all and have done so since I was a teen. (And that's a darn long time!) Furthermore, they're all essential components in any serious jazz collection.
Christopher Lynch.

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