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Miles Ahead

Jon Newey, Jazzwise, September 2020

Fifty years ago this month Miles Davis played the biggest gig of his career when he brought his groundbreaking Bitches Brew band to the 1970 Isle of Wight Music Festival, still the largest ever music event to take place in the UK. Jon Newey was there to witness the ups and downs of this historic weekend

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