Miles Davis's 75th Birthday

GUESTS: Tom Moon Music Critic, The Philadelphia Inquirer Contributor, National Public Radio Martha Bayles Author, Hole in Our Soul : The Loss of Beauty and Meaning in American Popular Music (Univ. Chicago Press, 1996) Professor, Literature and Civilization, Claremont McKenna College, Claremont, CA Ron Carter Bassist who played with Miles Davis from 1963-1968 The late Miles Davis was one of the most brilliant, enigmatic musicians of the 20th century. His name inspires awe even among other jazz greats. Davis' 75th birthday is here. Join Juan Williams this Memorial Day for a Miles Davis celebration.



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