Episode 6 - Four
Miles Davis is one of the most important musicians of the 20th century. We only scratch the surface of his momentous career with a look at an early composition that became an enduring jazz standard, Four. This tune marks the transition of Davis to a frontman and also coincides with his conquering a serious heroin addiction. We touch on the prickly nature of this forward-looking composer, juxtaposed to the pleasant nature of this composition.