Archive for the 'Miles Davis' Category

Monday, July 18th, 2011

A high point on the soundtrack to director Dennis Hopper’s 1990 film The Hot Spot, “Bank Robbery” finds John Lee Hooker collaborating with Miles Davis alongside Taj Mahal, Roy Rogers, Earl Palmer, and Tim Drummond. Scored by Jack Nitzchse, the set is a rolling mix of Delta swagger coupled with Davis’s (always) blue cool. MP3: […]

Saturday, April 2nd, 2011

In 2009 Secret Stash Records dusted this collection off breathing new life into it via a vinyl-only release. From the label: ‘In the spring of 1981 a group of reggae studio musicians from Jamaica gathered in New York City under the direction of Jeremy Taylor, a music professor at NYU at that time. The result […]