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Listen Reflecting on 50 Years of Monterey Jazz

September 20, 2007 – A musician reflects on the Monterey Jazz Festival and reviews a new set of archival Monterey CDs.


Listen Miles Davis: Miles' Styles

July 3, 2007 – Davis' trumpet style was instantly recognizable, even though his music was ever-changing.


Listen Turtle Island Quartet Takes on 'A Love Supreme'

April 20, 2007 – David Balakrishnan, Mark Summer discuss how they transformed a jazz masterpiece for string quartet.


Listen Joe Lovano, Returning to 'The Birth of the Cool'

October 1, 2006 – The selections chosen by the tenor sax player highlight the origins of the "cool sound" in jazz.


Listen Remembering Miles on His 80th Birthday

May 26, 2006 – David Was of the group Was (Not Was) offers a tribute in honor of the jazzman's birth.


Listen A Fresh Look at Miles Davis' 'Blue in Green'

May 26, 2006 – Writer and poet Quincy Troupe discusses the song from the classic 1959 album Kind of Blue.


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March 13, 2006 – The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame honors Miles Davis, whose musical experiments spanned genres.


Listen Just in Time for Valentine's Day: 'Jazz for Lovers'

February 9, 2006 – Musician and critic David Was reviews the collection, and finds some nice surprises in the mix.


Listen Celebrating Miles Davis on his Birthday

May 26, 2005 – Hear a tribute to jazz legend Miles Davis on what would have been his 79th birthday.

Listen Andrew Bird, Petra Haden, Tributes to Jack Johnson

January 26, 2005 – Tributes to boxer Jack Johnson from Miles Davis and Wynton Marsalis; An intimate home recording ...

Listen Miles Davis: 'Kind of Blue'

August 1, 2001 – Kind of Blue was recorded in 1959. It remains the best-selling jazz album of all time.


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