John Worley plays Miles Davis

John Worley plays Miles Davis

Trumpeter John Worley celebrates the life of Miles Davis with a Hotplate in true style – don’t miss this one!


Includes FRONT BURNER session on the life and times of Miles Davis.

About Miles Davis
With a career span of 50 years, it is impossible to sum up Miles Davis’ career in a few sentences. Widely considered as one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century, his lyrical and melodic style is a cornerstone in the annals of jazz. His 1959 album Kind of Blue remains till this day the best-selling jazz album of all time, certified platinum a whopping four times. Proclaimed by The Rolling Stone as "one of the greatest innovators in jazz," his profound impact not only jazz music but also on the world of music in its entirety will never be forgotten.

About John Worley
John Worley Jr. is an accomplished trumpet/flugelhorn/post-horn artist and leader of the bands Mo-Chi Quartet, WorlView and Bari Bari. John has played in many of the Bay Area's creative music ensembles for the last 20+ years. Being adept at a multitude of styles, he has played with national and international artists in Canada, Europe, Central and North America. His band WorlView made its debut performance at the 2004 San Jose Jazz Festival and has played at prestigious venues including the 2007 San Jose Jazz Festival's Smith Dobson's Tribute Stage, 2007 Pacific Northwest tour, and the Monterey Jazz Festival in 2006.

Artist Personnel

John Worley trumpet, flugelhorn,
  post-horn
Aaron Lington baritone saxophone
Murray Low
keyboards
Ken Okada bass
Kevin Higuchi drums