Past Event

Miles Davis: Kind of Blue

A Road Scholar Program by Jose Sandoval

When jazz trumpeter, Miles Davis, released the album Kind of Blue in 1959, he redefined jazz and influenced every genre of music for generations to come. Loved by casual listeners and revered by musicians and critics, the album ranked number 12 on Rolling Stone’s list of the 500 greatest albums of all time and is arguably the top selling jazz album in history. Join Jose as he takes you inside this musical masterpiece through interpretive performances and an interactive discussion of the album’s style and contribution to the evolution of jazz. Featured musical selections written by Miles Davis include "Donna Lee," "So What," "Freddie Freeloader," "Blue In Green," "All Blues," and "Flamenco Sketches."

This event is Free and Open to the public. For more information, please contact Doug Cunningham, 630-971-1675.