Miles Dewey Davis III was an American jazz musician, trumpeter, bandleader, and composer. Widely considered one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century. Miles Davis was, with his musical groups, at the forefront of several major developments in jazz music, including bebop, cool jazz, hard bop, modal jazz, and jazz fusion.
Bluesman Dave Specter is the perfect person to draw the connection between blues and jazz. His newly formed big band is comprised of blues and jazz musicians; making full use of the fact that blues is the foundation that jazz was built upon. Special guest include Sharon Lewis, Billy Branch, Ari Brown, Lurie Bell & Chris Foreman.