Baldwin’s Choice: Miles Davis

UNITED STATES - JULY 02: NEWPORT JAZZ FESTIVAL Photo of Miles DAVIS, Performing live onstage - looking to camera. (Photo by David Redfern/Redferns)

It’s Black History Month and my choice is Miles Davis. So many things have been said about the man’s brilliance and importance. He’s regarded as one of the 20th century’s top composers. And the reasons for it are chocked full with so much music theory bullshit. I don’t know how to play jazz music, and… Continue reading Baldwin’s Choice: Miles Davis

What’s All This Jazz About?

  I’m here to talk a little bit about jazz music. And why the hell should I be talking about jazz music? I’m not a musician, nor have I received any kind of professional musical training. Sure, I’ve kicked around a few bands as a vocalist and lyricist, but give me a toy piano and… Continue reading What’s All This Jazz About?