Back in 2006 when the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducted Miles Davis, there were more than a few raised eyebrows. Davis did release some heavily plugged-in music beginning with the album Bitches Brew, but many still never saw him as a rocker. But Miles didn’t just transform jazz, he transformed and was transformed by rock, funk, and soul music and ultimately popular culture as well.
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Time Has Caught Up With Miles Davis’ Most Hated Album
by Marshall Bowden
Of all Miles Davis albums, On the Corner has continued to stand as the most controversial of all time. Part of that stems from the old ‘this ain’t jazz’ argument that all Davis releases from at least In a Silent Way on up were greeted with by the jazz community, but in many ways, this album was the line in the sand for many Davis fans.Continue reading Miles Davis: The Complete On the Corner Sessions