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Miles Davis: You Have to Get Your Own Sound

SKF NOTE: This advice to upcoming musicians from Miles Davis strikes me as a lifelong pursuit. I remember Miles himself telling an interviewer how he, Miles, lost his well-known sound for awhile, and it took Miles two years to get … Continue reading

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Wynton Marsalis: When I Joined Art Blakey’s Band

“I’m embarrassed to admit it, but when I joined Art Blakey‘s band, I hadn’t even listened to Art Blakey’s records. I was just playing scales on chords – I didn’t know you were supposed to construct a solo.” Source: The … Continue reading

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