Sony Legacy Now Producing Booze

"Brew = brew" – Brilliant

After over forty years as a title associated with one of the greatest leaps forward Miles Davis made in music, Sony Legacy has licensed the name “Bitches Brew” for use on a new beer. What a disgusting and wholly non-innovative use of the man’s art and music. Legacy exec […]

Jim Marshall, Legendary Photographer, is Online

Jim Marshall, one of the legends of rock photography has started an online gallery that is full of fantastic pictures. A few of his countless iconic images included: Jimi Hendrix burning his guitar at the Monterey Pop Festival, Miles Davis in the boxing ring; Johnny Cash giving the finger and The Beatles’ final concert […]

A Final Visit to Manny's Music on 48th St.

Ibanez and Dean guitars on display at Manny's

This weekend, I made a final pilgrimage to Manny’s Music on 48th St., one of the greatest places in New York City. It has been a mainstay of the City’s music street, where most of the stores sell instruments, dating back dozens of years. Times Square […]

Ian Carr, Miles Davis biographer

Miles Davis by Ian Carr

I just read that musician and writer Ian Carr has left us. His book Miles Davis had a great influence on me when I read it in 1985. It is a big, detailed, long look at a big, long, intense career, but it maintains your interest just like the […]

Wynton Marsalis, "Brand Ambassador" for Movado

Movado ran this stylish ad in Sports Illustrated a few weeks ago.

Curious to see if there was any music on the site, I stopped by Movado, where he was listed as a Brand Ambassador along with a few other celebrities. It included a photo and a short (but very impressive) bio for Wynton.

Wynton […]