Miles Davis

AMERICAN MASTERS
Jimi Hendrix

 

Electric guitarist Jimi Hendrix had only four years of mainstream exposure and recognition (1967-1970), but his influential music and riveting stage presence left an enduring legacy. The program uses Hendrix’s own words to tell his story, illustrated through archival interviews and new commentary from family, friends and band members, including Noel Redding, Mitch Mitchell and Billy Cox, along with fellow musicians Paul McCartney, Steve Winwood, Billy Gibbons and Dave Mason.

 

JAZZ
Risk (1945 – 1955)

 

Jazz splinters into different camps: white and black, cool and hot, East and West, traditional and modern. Trumpeter Miles Davis becomes the most influential musician of his generation.