Tag : Miles Davis

Miles Davis – Tutu

I have to admit, I’m not a huge fan of Miles Davis’ work during the 80’s. For a long time I’ve been slightly turned off by the overtly synthetic feel of a lot of jazz created at the time, in…

Santana – Abraxas

It was difficult for me to pick what Mati Klarwein album cover to feature in this post. I chose Santana’s second album, Abraxas, because it seems to be the most recognizable. Ever since I bought this on vinyl, the cover…

Alastair Graham – Impressions

Several years ago, when I was still in high school, I came across some drawings of jazz musicians in JAZZIZ (I think) Magazine at my grandparent’s house. I remember being pretty stunned by them. After that, I had forgotten the…

Miles Davis Nefertiti & Sorcerer

I’ve been on a huge second quintet-era Miles kick lately, so I’d thought I post two of my favorites. I really love these close-up shots, one of Miles and one of then-love interest Cicely Tyson. Ive always felt that they…

Wax Poetics #25

Just a heads up. The latest issue of Wax Poetics features a few great photographers mainly involved in hip-hop culture. George Dubose, David Corio, Ernie Paniccioli, Joe Conzo, Jamel Shabazz, Janette Beckman, my favorite Brian Cross (B+) and a few…