All That Jazz Blog/News

Miles Davis Film 'Miles Ahead' Starring Don Cheadle To Begin Filming In Cincinnati This Summer

The Greater Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky Film Commission announced that Don Cheadle will star as iconic jazz innovator Miles Davis in a movie filming in Cincinnati this summer. Cheadle ("House of Lies," "Iron Man 2," "Iron Man 3") also will direct and produce "Miles Ahead" from a script he wrote...(continue reading)

Coltrane Saxophone Added to Smithsonian Jazz Collection

A tenor saxophone owned by John Coltrane has been added to the Smithsonian Jazz Collection. According to a news report from the Associated Press, Ravi Coltrane, the son of John and also a prominent jazz saxophonist, “donated one of his father’s three principal tenor saxophones to the...(continue reading)

Art and Jazz…Jazz and Art

It takes a pretty intelligent thinker to truly appreciate jazz music. The same can be said concerning the brain power required to totally understand and appreciate abstract art. It’s almost as if they were made for each other. Both relatively new art forms that share some interesting similarities...(continue reading)

Genius! Genius! Genius!

Mabou Loiseau, a seven-year-old polyglot (Polyglot: noun, a person who knows and is able to use several languages) genius girl who speaks, writes, reads 8 languages, plays 7 musical instruments. She swims, ice skates, dances, acts, draws, paints and SINGS! Right now, Mabou is learning her 9th language;...(continue reading)

Smithsonian Jazz Appreciation Month 2014

   The official poster for the Smithsonian National Museum of American History Jazz Appreciation Month 2014, features the Joseph Holston screen print “Jazz.” Created and printed in 1990 by Holston, the print is his tribute to American jazz saxophonist and composer John Coltrane...(continue reading)

Wynton & Miles

 This is a photo of a young Wynton Marsalis and the legendary trumpeter Miles Davis...(continue reading)