Kind of Blue: Tuesday, May 29, 2012, 7:15 pm at the Mount Prospect Public Library

Featuring the jazz trio of Jose Sandoval, piano & presenter, with Alex Feldman, bass, and Frank Alongi, drums.
When jazz trumpeter, Miles Davis, released the album, Kind of Blue, in 1959, he redefined jazz and influenced every genre of music for generations to come. Loved by casual listeners and revered by musicians and critics, the album ranked number 12 on Rolling Stone magazine’s list of the 500 greatest albums of all time and is arguably the top selling jazz album in history.
Tonight, we take you inside this musical masterpiece through interpretive performances and an interactive discussion of the album’s style and contribution to the evolution of jazz. Featured musical selections written by Miles Davis include: Donna Lee, So What, Freddie Freeloader, Blue In Green, All Blues, and Flamenco Sketches.
The program tonight is co-sponsored by the Mount Prospect Public Library, the Mount Prospect Historical Society, and the Des Plaines School of Music.