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Miles for a Monday
Miles Davis in American Cool Exhibition: Of Course
The National Portrait Gallery’s exhibit of 100 Americans who epitomize cool, opened February 7. Whom have they chosen for their web page announcing the exhibition? Why, of course, Miles Davis. Take a look at the web page the National Portrait Gallery has devoted just to Miles and why they think he’s cool. As if you, the Gazette reader, didn’t already know… In case you haven’t seen it, go here to see the Gazette’s recent post on photographer Aram Avakian, who took that portrait of Miles in the studio.
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Miles for a Monday


Miles Davis in American Cool Exhibition: Of Course

The National Portrait Gallery’s exhibit of 100 Americans who epitomize cool, opened February 7. Whom have they chosen for their web page announcing the exhibition? Why, of course, Miles Davis. Take a look at the web page the National Portrait Gallery has devoted just to Miles and why they think he’s cool. As if you, the Gazette reader, didn’t already know…

In case you haven’t seen it, go here to see the Gazette’s recent post on photographer Aram Avakian, who took that portrait of Miles in the studio.



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Voeux 2014 (source : Carton Magazine).

Voeux 2014 (source : Carton Magazine).

Audrey Hepburn during the filming of Sabrina (Billy Wilder, 1954). Photo Dennis Stock, Magnum Photos

Audrey Hepburn during the filming of Sabrina (Billy Wilder, 1954). Photo Dennis Stock, Magnum Photos

Louis Armstrong backstage 1958, photo Dennis Stock, Magnum.

Louis Armstrong backstage 1958, photo Dennis Stock, Magnum.

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David Douglas Duncan - Picasso at Vauvenargues (1962)

Sitting, thinking, processing, imagining, creating? Picasso in contemplation.
All grand thoughts come from the heart. - Marquis De Vauvenargues

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David Douglas Duncan - Picasso at Vauvenargues (1962)

Sitting, thinking, processing, imagining, creating? Picasso in contemplation.

All grand thoughts come from the heart. - Marquis De Vauvenargues

Lire les journaux pour accéder à l’information ? Un peu dépassé comme truc…

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wMbCteWackU&feature=youtu.be
Ever wondered what Miles Davis sounded like before he lost his voice and developed he famous whispery rasp that we came to know him for?? First I’ve included a short (3 min 35) interview done in the mid 1980’s. The actual interview starts at (3:36) Miles Lost his voice in 1956 when he went against doctors orders and started shouting during an argument. He was told not to use his voice for 10 days after a throat operation. Its a Radio KXLW Broadcast from 1953 which would mean Miles had a serious heroin problem while this was being done (This might also explain why he was in his home town East St Louis) Miles would have been trying to get clean during this point until he finally kicked the drug in in 1954

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wMbCteWackU&feature=youtu.be

Ever wondered what Miles Davis sounded like before he lost his voice and developed he famous whispery rasp that we came to know him for?? 
First I’ve included a short (3 min 35) interview done in the mid 1980’s. 
The actual interview starts at (3:36
Miles Lost his voice in 1956 when he went against doctors orders and started shouting during an argument. He was told not to use his voice for 10 days after a throat operation. Its a Radio KXLW Broadcast from 1953 which would mean Miles had a serious heroin problem while this was being done (This might also explain why he was in his home town East St Louis) Miles would have been trying to get clean during this point until he finally kicked the drug in in 1954

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