Bitches Brew is a studio album by Miles Davis, originally released in 1970. It marked his continuing experimentation with electric instruments such as the electric piano and guitar in order to reject traditional jazz rhythms.
The grandson of the late trumpeter Doc Cheatham and former student of legendary jazz trumpeter Donald Byrd- Theo Croker is an artist steeped in jazz tradition. Croker's own music reveals a love of organic funk, soul, and gooey, groove-oriented hip-hop.
On his aptly titled 1973 solo debut, Spectrum, Billy Cobham revealed his interest and aptitude for the rock, jazz and funk genres. Spectrum reached No. 1 on the jazz charts around the world and became a crossover phenomenon.
1964 was momentous for saxophonist Wayne Shorter, starting the year in Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers before making his own debut (Night Dreamer/JuJu). He joined the Miles Davis Quintet that summer, cementing a seminal lineup in jazz history.