Miles Davis all week to celebrate 92nd birthdate: May 26, 1926.

Two concerts at SFJAZZ – Come join us in San Francisco

Thursday, May 24 – Miles Electric Band
Wired-up and funky music Miles created 1960s to ‘80s, incl Bitches Brew+You’re Under Arrest, with:

Miles’ alumnus:
Vince Wilburn Jr.
Blackbyrd McKnight
Robert Irving III
Munyungo Jackson
Antoine Roney
John Beasley

Next gen:
Christian Scott Atunde Adjuah, trumpet
Dywane MonoNeon Thomas Jr. – Prince’s bassist
Debashish Chaudhury – tabla
DJ HAPA – turntable

Sunday, May 27 – Miles from India
Inspired by Miles’ use of Indian instrumentation on fusion album “On the Corner”.
“A scintillating cross-pollination of music rooted in extended improvisations and buoyed by the sonic spice of Indian instruments.”

Selvaganesh, khanjira
Salar Nader, tabla
Raman Kalyan, Indian bamboo flute
John Beasley, keyboards
Alphonso Johnson, bass
Vince Wilburn, drums
Taku Hirano, percussion & Indian dhol
Javon Jackson, saxophones
Tim Hagans, trumpet
Rez Abbasi, guitars

*Created by Bob Belden + Yusuf Gandhi
Tribute to Ndugu Chancler

 

 

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