Kind Of Blue Is 50

Fifty years ago today, the Miles Davis Sextet began recording for Columbia Records the music that ultimately made up the album called Kind Of Blue. To observe the occasion, Jan Stevens of The Bill Evans Web Pages commissioned an essay about that imperishable recording and its most recent CD reissue. The piece, by John Varrallo, is exclusive to the Evans site. It is worth reading. Evans, who was central to the concept of the music on Kind Of Blue, had left the band by the time Davis appeared on … [Read more...]