North York Central Library Talk: Miles Ahead, Portrait of a Changeling
North York Central Library Talk:
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.
Be sure to visit NAXOS, the online music library available through
Toronto Public Library, and listen to great music spanning
medieval 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.