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Madonna Producer and Longtime Miles Davis Collaborator Reggie Lucas Dead at 65

Jazz guitarist and music producer Reggie Lucas has died. A longtime collaborator with Miles Davis, Lucas was also known for producing Madonna's self-titled debut album…
Rob Arcand / May 19, 2018

Q-Tip Is Playing Miles Davis in a New Play by Nelson George

Author and cultural critic Nelson George has written a play about Miles Davis called My Funny Valentine. The action occurs during one day in Davis' life in…
Winston Cook-Wilson / March 23, 2018

Columbia/Legacy Announce New Miles Davis & John Coltrane Live Box Set

Six years since Columbia Records/Legacy Recordings released their first Miles Davis Bootleg Series collection, the labels have announced the sixth release in the series. Titled…
Rob Arcand / December 9, 2017

Upcoming “Black Heritage” Auction Features Handwritten Tupac Lyrics, Miles Davis Sketches, Michael Jackson Clothes

In Brooklyn on Friday, Alexander Historical Auctions is hosting a sale of significant artifacts from black history. In addition to pieces like a copy of…
Andy Cush / April 4, 2017

Merriweather Post Pavilion’s Summer ’73 Lineup Was Insane

1973 was a great year for music: Pink Floyd released Dark Side of the Moon, Stevie Wonder released Innervisions, Herbie Hancock had Headhunters, The Stooges had Raw Power, Bruce Springsteen had his classic…
Andy Cush / February 23, 2017

‘Miles Davis Way’ Smiles Down on New York’s Upper West Side

Miles Davis now officially has his own street in New York City. A block where the legendary jazz trumpeter lived on Manhattan's Upper West Side…
Marc Hogan / May 28, 2014

Hear Miles Davis’ ‘Run the Voodoo Down’ From Upcoming ‘Miles at the Fillmore’ Box Set

Miles Davis' historic four-night residency at New York City's Fillmore East will see new life on March 25, when Columbia/Legacy releases Miles at the Fillmore…
Kyle McGovern / March 18, 2014

Unsung Guitar Genius Pete Cosey Dead at 68

Music history tends to be viewed through the genius lens. Things clomp along, then some supernaturally talented man or woman jumps into the spotlight and…
David Marchese / May 30, 2012

Playlist: The 30 Greatest Instrumental Songs Ever

In the latest issue of SPIN, we caught up with Explosions in the Sky, the Texas-based band who've taken wordless music to unexpected heights. But…
SPIN Staff / May 6, 2011