aCole does for Milesas late work what Ian MacDonaldas Revolution in the Head does for the Beatles, examining each album in meticulous detail.a aTime Out aAs with any good musical biography, Cole . . . made me think again about those albums such as Siesta, Youare Under Arrest, and The Man with the Horn that are now stashed in my attic.a aLondon Times aIn the flurry of books since [Miles Davisas] death, none has dealt in depth with the music of this period. Music writer George Cole fills this gap. . . . a rich and rewarding read.a aGazette (Montreal) aA fascinating book.a aMojo aA singular look into the last stage of Davisas long, somewhat checkered career gained from various sources, which at the same time gives a picture of the modern music business.a aMidwest Book Review aThere are large chunks of fresh material here. . . . Fill[s] in quite a few gaps and dismisses blanket condemnations of [Milesas] pop phase.a aJazzwise aThank you for telling it like it was!a aRandy Hall, singer and guitarist aVery moving, emotional material.a aGordon Meltzer, Milesas last road manager and executive producer of Doo-BopHall also recalls that it was hard getting Miles into the studio: aquot;I think for the first few times we went in, he was ... When Miles finally did return to the studio and play some horn, it soon became clear why he had been so reluctant to do so.
|Title||:||The Last Miles|
|Publisher||:||University of Michigan Press - 2007-07-17|