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Davis Lover Accuses Estate Of Banning Biopic

MILES DAVIS' former love JO GELBARD has accused the Miles Davis Estate of refusing permission for a movie biopic about the jazz icon - because they own the rights to his music. Gelbard, who...

6th April 2005

Beefheart's Bizarre Best Tops 'Out There' Poll

CAPTAIN BEEFHEART's 1969 oddity album TROUT MASK REPLICA has been handed the dubious honour of being the Most Out There Album of All Time in a new magazine poll. The 28-track double album, produced...

8th February 2005

Cave's Internet Album

NICK CAVE used the internet to research his new album, and downloaded inspirations as diverse as MILES DAVIS and COCKNEY REBEL. Despite claiming to be a technophobe, Cave claims the world wide web helped...

16th December 2004

Phil Collins Clams Music Magazines' Lacking Diversity

British rocker PHIL COLLINS has shunned reading the majority of music magazines on today's market, because he finds they lack diversity. The TWO HEARTS singer believes the market has become far too fragmented over...

24th August 2004

Davis Book Reveals Dark Side

Legendary jazz star MILES DAVIS is the subject of a forthcoming biography penned by his son - which shows his "brilliant DOCTOR JEKYLL and dark MR HYDE personality". GREGORY DAVIS JR believes the book...

24th August 2004

Jazz Legend Illinois Jacquet Dies

Legendary jazz saxophonist ILLINOIS JACQUET has died at his New York home at the age of 81. According to Jacquet's longtime friend DAN FRANK, he suffered a heart attack yesterday (22JUL04). Jacquet was...

23rd July 2004

Knowles Turns To Art To Gain Perspective

Pop beauty BEYONCE KNOWLES has discovered a means of keeping check on her state of mind - she paints portraits of women. The sexy CRAZY IN LOVE star has developed a passion for art...

5th July 2004

Davis And Bruce Changed Pryor's Life

Veteran comic RICHARD PRYOR's life was dramatically changed by iconic satirist LENNY BRUCE and jazz musician MILES DAVIS. The LOST HIGHWAY star compares his devotion to Davis' album BITCHES BREW to his cocaine addiction...

21st May 2004

Jazz Drummer Jones Dies

Legendary American jazz drummer ELVIN RAY JONES has died from heart failure, aged 76. Jones, who passed away in a New Jersey hospital, is best known for his work with jazz greats including MILES...

20th May 2004

Dogg Loves Cats

Badboy rapper SNOOP DOGG has a new love in his life - two Siamese cats called FRANK SINATRA and MILES DAVIS. The GIN + JUICE singer, who has a well-known love of dogs, has...

11th May 2004

Cruz Finally Finds Resting Place

Late music legend CELIA CRUZ is finally in her resting place - after being interred in a upscale mausoleum in The Bronx, New York. The QUEEN OF SALSA - who died on 16...

23rd April 2004

Herbie Hancock Receives Jazz Award

Jazz legend HERBIE HANCOCK has been honoured with the JAZZ MASTERS FELLOWSHIP AWARD from the NATIONAL ENDOWMENT OF THE ARTS. Hancock received the award - the American government's most prestigious honour for jazz musicians...

2nd April 2004

Snoop Dogg Wants To Play Miles Davis

Rapper-turned-actor SNOOP DOGG has announced plans to play late jazz legend MILES DAVIS in a biopic. The hip-hop star, real name CALVIN BROADUS, is hoping movie bosses in Hollywood will get on board and...

9th March 2004

Bottom Line Closes

The New York City music venue which once hosted gigs by BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, MILES DAVIS and NEIL YOUNG has been forced to close its doors for the last time - a month shy of its...

26th January 2004

All That Jazz Causes Illness

Medical researchers claim many jazz greats like MILES DAVIS were vulnerable to mental illness, abuse and drugs - as a result of the creativity associated with the type of music. British psychologist DR GEOFFREY...

2nd September 2003

Jazz Star Carter Dies

Veteran jazz star BENNY CARTER has died at the age of 95 - after a life spent helping break down the restrictions imposed on black performers. The big band leader - who played with...

14th July 2003

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AC DC Drummer Phil Rudd Pleads Guilty To Threats To Kill And Drug Possession

Phil Rudd, the troubled drummer with rock titans AC/DC, pleaded guilty...

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Never one to back away from a controversial opinion, David Bowie has...

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Charli XCX has criticised the modern music industry as being an “uncreative” place where...

Zayn Malik Breaks Month Long Twitter Silence With Thank You To Supporters

After nearly a month of social media silence, former One Direction member...

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Tributes Paid As Kevin Spacey Steps Down As Artistic Director Of The Old Vic

Stars from throughout the world of theatre came together to praise Kevin...

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Topping off what’s been an awesome seven days for new movie trailers...

Rita Ora To Reprise Her Role As Mia Grey In The Fifty Shades Sequels

Despite uttering only four lines of dialogue in the first Fifty Shades of...

First Taste Of 'Batman V Superman': Someone's Going To Bleed [Trailer + Pictures]

The first trailer for the DC crossover movie 'Batman v Superman...

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