4/20 Day: A Day for Smokin’ Music
As weed becomes legalized in more places, lifestyle industries are capitalizing on the buzz. The Jazz Dispensary label has a great set of jams in “Soul Diesel Vol. 2,” the perfect soundtrack to 4/20 day.
Miles Davis’ Classic Sessions Breathe Anew
Miles Davis helped reshape jazz with “Birth of the Cool.” A stunning new reissue shows the full scope of his genius.
Lost John Coltrane Album Is a Fiery Revelation
With the master tape having been destroyed, the fact that the music survived at all is a small miracle. Don’t deny yourself the chance to check out these adventurous tracks recorded by America’s great jazz visionary.
“It Takes a Long Time to Be Able to Play Like Yourself”
“Miles Ahead,” the excellent newly released Miles Davis biopic, will stay with you. It really will help you understand his peculiar genius.
The Tortured Life of a Legendary Jazz Artist
The new film “Born to Be Blue” explores the rocky life of legendary jazz artist Chet Baker and how drug addiction impacted his music.