Miles Davis: The Acoustic Years
Kind of Blue: The Acoustic Quintets
Hard Bop and Beyond

Kind of Blue: The Acoustic Quintets

w/ Patrice Rushen, Javon Jackson, Donald Harrison, Eddie Henderson, Buster Williams, Lenny White

MAY 25-28 | MUSIC OF MILES DAVIS: A CELEBRATION

May 25, 2023
Miner Auditorium
ThuMay 25
7:30 PM

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This first performance is focused on Davis’ hard bop first quintet of the 1950s with John Coltrane, the iconic 1959 sextet session Kind of Blue, and the exploratory 1960s second quintet with Wayne Shorter and Herbie Hancock.

CONCERT UNDERWRITERS
Hugh and Ceseli Foster

It’s one thing to just play a tune, or play a program of music, but it’s another thing to practically create a new language of music, which is what 'Kind of Blue' did.

chick corea

It’s one thing to just play a tune, or play a program of music, but it’s another thing to practically create a new language of music, which is what 'Kind of Blue' did.

chick corea

Personnel

Donald Harrison alto saxophone
Javon Jackson tenor saxophone
Eddie Henderson trumpet
Patrice Rushen piano
Buster Williams bass
Lenny White drums

The Miles Davis Quintet of the 1960s has long been praised as one of the most advanced small groups in jazz history.

The New York Times

Personnel

Donald Harrison alto saxophone
Javon Jackson tenor saxophone
Eddie Henderson trumpet
Patrice Rushen piano
Buster Williams bass
Lenny White drums

The Miles Davis Quintet of the 1960s has long been praised as one of the most advanced small groups in jazz history.

The New York Times

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