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We’re feeling “kind of blue” this month, so it’s time to learn about famous jazz trumpeter Miles Davis for the Living History series! Besides knowing that his name is almost synonymous with jazz, I don’t know much about Davis at all. I can only remember hearing one or two songs of his, so he’s next on our list!
Speaking of “Kind of Blue”, here’s one of the songs from Davis’ landmark 1959 album called “So What”. This one features John Coltrane on the tenor sax. (In fact, Coltrane will be one of our future history series figures.)
As part of our unit, we’ll be reading a few books about Miles Davis this month, including:
Come back on February 28th to see what we learned about jazz legend Miles Davis!