Miles Ahead and Born to be Blue draw on the sacrifices professional musicians make for their art, and the consequences that result. Complaints could be lodged. But for the sake of jazz, both are worth discussing.
Phil Dunlap is a professional jazz musician and director of educational programs for Jazz St. Louis, a local nonprofit dedicated to the preservation and performance of jazz music.
Posts by Phil Dunlap
Eleven original essays exploring Baldwin’s elusive terrain between private and public, self and history