Miles Davis (1926-91) enjoyed an eclectic career as a jazz musician, trumpeter, bandleader, arranger, and composer. A former child prodigy and recipient of a scholarship to The Juilliard School, Davis stood at the forefront of major developments in 20th century jazz including bebop, cool jazz, and hard bop, as well as modal jazz and jazz fusion. From Kind of Blue to Bitches Brew and beyond, we explore the many faces of the award-winning Miles Davis.
Jane Ellen is the consummate storyteller with eclectic interests, specializing in music and entertainment history. She is an award-winning composer and recording artist who shares her passion for music, history, and spirituality with Albuquerque audiences. With a catalogue of more than 60 published works and numerous choral and chamber commissions, her music has been performed internationally.