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question for Miles Davis fans

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by spc, Feb 21, 2005.

  1. spc


    Apr 10, 2004
    South of Boston
    Does anyone have the Cassandra Wilson cd "Travelling Miles"?
    The picture on the back cover that looks like a pose from a Miles Davis photo shoot, does anyone know what that picture is? I think the Cassandra Wilson photo is a copy of a MD pic, and I'm dying to know which one! Went through all of my Miles stuff, no luck. Somebody help me!
  2. smperry

    smperry Administrator Staff Member Administrator Gold Supporting Member

    Nov 3, 2003
    Bay Area, CA
    Endorsing Artist: Martin Keith Guitars
  3. JimK


    Dec 12, 1999
    That Miles' DVD is excellent & can be picked up from the Downtown Music Gallery for about $14.
    In addition to the DVD, I think that cover photo has also popped up on a recent "Best Of Miles" 2-CD set.
    The 'original' source of the photo shoot? I'm not sure.
    (My guess is a Gil Evans' thing)
  4. spc


    Apr 10, 2004
    South of Boston
    Thanks guys! JimK, I was thinking it was a Gil Evans thing, but I wasn't having any luck. It does look like the cover of that dvd though. I do have it, and it is really good. Have you seen the new one about his electric stuff? I think it's great, I love it.
  5. JimK


    Dec 12, 1999
    Got it(of course) & yes, it's great, IMO!
  6. Bruce Lindfield

    Bruce Lindfield Unprofessional TalkBass Contributor Gold Supporting Member

    It's a bit like the cover of "Milestones" - that era of CBS album covers?