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News: ‘Bitches Brew Live’ to be Released in February

More than four decades after the original release, Miles Davis’ first RIAA gold album ‘Bitches Brew’ will be re-released. Not just as a reissue with some unreleased material, but in the format of an entire live album! ‘Bitches Brew Live’ can be expected on February 8 of the new year. It contains nine rare live performances that comprise repertoire from the studio album and the one that preceded it, 1969’s ‘In A Silent Way’.
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Art: Faces of Jazz

A great find over at the website of illustrator/designer Oliver Barrett. During the first half of 2009, he created a portrait of his favourite jazz legends each month. If you like them, you can buy a framed copy of your favourite jazz musician over at Imagekind for less than 20 dollars. Oliver Barrett: “The results are John Coltrane, Thelonious Monk, Charles Mingus, Miles Davis, Max Roach, and Charlie Parker in six different prints in blue, paying homage to Blue Note Records.”
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