North York Central Library Talk: Miles Ahead, Portrait of a Changeling

September 9, 2016 | Muriel

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 North York Central Library Talk:

Miles Ahead:

Portrait of a Changeling

 7 to 8 p.m., Thursday, October 13, 2016

North York Central Library Auditorium

Please register for this free program

by calling 416-395-5639.

Miles Davis was the quintessential seeker living his life by the Dylan maxim,
"He not being born is busy dying." 
This lecture will explore various ways that Miles continued
to renew and reinvent his music and persona from the 1950s 
through to his death in September 1991.

Speaker: Dr. Rob Bowman from York University and

Grammy Award-winning music scholar.


Miles Davis The Complete Illustrated History    Dark Magus the Jekyll and Hyde Life of Miles Davis    Miles on Miles    

Miles to Go Remembering Miles Davis    So What The Life of Miles Davis    Clawing at the Limits of Cool

Its About That Time Miles Davis On and Off Record    The Miles Davis Lost Quintet    DVD The Miles Davis Story

Be sure to visit NAXOS, the online music library available through 
Toronto Public Library, and listen to great music spanning
to modern - classical, jazz, electronic, world music and
more, and 
find expert educational content. There is a free iPhone/iPod Touch app available in the iTunes App Store which can be used with the user's playlist login information.  The app will give you streaming playback access to the entire library of music and saved playlists.  A Wi-Fi or cellular data connection is required.