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Miles Davis Blindfold Test by Leonard Feather

Miles Davis Blindfold Test by Leonard FeatherMiles Davis blindfold test – Down Beat Volume 58 No. 12, December 1991, p.69, first published by Down Beat, June 1964

‘You have to think when you play; you have to help each other – you just can’t play for yourself. You’ve got to play with whomever you’re playing. If I’m playing with Basie, I’m going to try to help what he’s doing – that particular feeling.’

Miles Davis is unusually selective in his listening habits. Continue reading