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Davis, who died in 1991, had some notes jotted down, but there weren’t pages of sheet music. It was up to the improvisers to fill the pages. “He’d say this is a ballad. I want it to sound like it’s floating. And I’d say, ‘OK,’ and that’s what it was,” Cobb recalled. … [Read more...] about Jimmy Cobb, Last Surviving Musician On Miles Davis Jazz Classic ‘Kind Of Blue’ Dies, At 91
As her star was ascending, Lee was falling in love with the orchestra’s guitarist, David Barbour. Goodman had a strict rule forbidding his musicians from fraternising with their female singer. When Lee became pregnant the couple could no longer keep their relationship secret. After breaking the news to Goodman that they were leaving, the couple married and moved to Los Angeles where Barbour could get work as a session musician. Lee planned to retire to raise their daughter, Nicki, but found she couldn’t stop writing lyrics. “My grandfather would come home at night,” says Foster Wells, “And my grandmother would say to him: ‘Dinner isn’t ready, but the song is.’” … [Read more...] about ‘I will kill you if you give this song to anyone but me’: how Peggy Lee was perfect for Is That All There Is?
FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2019, file photo, the "Kind of Blue" album cover is on display at Bull Moose record store in Portland, Maine, on the 60th anniversary of the album's release. Drummer Jimmy Cobb, the last surviving musician who performed on Miles Davis' jazz masterpiece "Kind of Blue," died Sunday, May 25, 2020, at his Manhattan home from lung cancer. He was 91. less … [Read more...] about Jimmy Cobb, ‘Kind of Blue’ drummer for Miles Davis, dies
Is he related to James May? Despite their identical surnames, Queen's lead guitarist bares no relation to former Top Gear star and The Grand Tour host James May. … [Read more...] about How old is Brian May, why was he rushed to hospital and what is his net worth?