Miles Davis

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Pianist Keith Jarrett unlikely to perform again after two strokes
Pair of strokes in 2018 have partially paralysed American musician, who can now only play with one hand

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

21, Oct, 2020 @3:02 PM

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'Colourful, vibrant, sensual!' Stars on Jimi Hendrix, 50 years gone
In awe of everything from his raunchiness to his skill with sheer volume, members of Pixies, Yes, Parliament-Funkadelic, Thin Lizzy and more celebrate the guitar god, who died 50 years ago today

Ed Prideaux

18, Sep, 2020 @11:30 AM

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Wayne Coyne's fantasy festival: the Beatles on the International Space Station
The Flaming Lips frontman curates a cosmic lineup featuring Miles Davis, Igor Stravinsky, Pink Floyd – and space cakes

Interview by Dave Simpson

13, Aug, 2020 @3:00 PM

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Bringing black composers into exam syllabuses | Letters
Letters: A syllabus for one instrument can take anything up to four years to develop, writes Leslie East, former chief executive of the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music, while Laurie Smith highlights George Bridgetower

Letters

22, Jul, 2020 @4:26 PM

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Miles Davis, Newport 1955: the day of a sensational comeback
The jazz trumpeter had been sidetracked by heroin, but sealed his return with this deft, inventive set that showed how much he could wring out of a single piece of music

John Fordham

09, Jul, 2020 @10:00 AM

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Keith Tippett obituary
Brilliant jazz pianist and composer who could make the outlands of modern music feel like the most hospitable of places

John Fordham

17, Jun, 2020 @4:22 PM

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Miles Davis: where to start in his back catalogue
In Listener’s digest, our writers help you explore the work of great musicians. Next up: the jazz pioneer who stepped outside of genre to revolutionise music as a whole

Ben Cardew

08, Jun, 2020 @7:07 AM

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Jimmy Cobb obituary
Jazz drummer who continued to perform for half a century after recording Kind of Blue with Miles Davis

John Fordham

28, May, 2020 @4:16 PM

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Jimmy Cobb, drummer on Miles Davis's Kind of Blue, dies aged 91
Jazz musician who was key to Davis’s sound was the last surviving player on the classic album

Edward Helmore

25, May, 2020 @9:41 PM

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Wallace Roney, US jazz trumpeter, dies aged 59 from coronavirus
Grammy-winning trumpeter who played with Miles Davis and Ornette Coleman dies in New Jersey hospital after being admitted last week

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

01, Apr, 2020 @10:41 AM

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'He didn't even pretend to let us win'… Growing up with the world's biggest stars, by their children
The sons and daughters of John Wayne, John Lennon, Caitlyn Jenner and others tell us what it was like to grow up with a world-famous dad

Joshua David Stein

29, Mar, 2020 @1:00 PM

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TV tonight: bebop, racism and violence in the life of Miles Davis
The jazzman’s iconic career and upbringing is explored in a feature length documentary. Plus: knockouts for The Voice. Here’s what to watch this evening

Ammar Kalia, Ali Catterall, Graeme Virtue, Hannah Verdier and Paul Howlett

14, Mar, 2020 @6:00 AM

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