❉ The first book to examine the personal style of the legendary jazz musician.
MilesStyle: The Fashion of Miles Davis explores a different look at the iconic musician though exclusive observations from his friends, colleagues, admirers and family…
Author and entertainment executive Michael Stradford pens the first book on the style of legendary jazz musician, Miles Davis, often called ‘the Picasso of music’. Noteworthy are exclusive observations from luminaries such as Quincy Jones, Lenny Kravitz, Issey Miyake, Bryan Ferry and former wife Frances Davis among others. MilesStyle: The Fashion of Miles Davis examines Miles Davis’ fashion sensibility as yet another extension of his creative canvas.
An eye-opening and often surprising journey through the fashion sensibilities of the musical genius, MilesStyle: The Fashion Of Miles Davis explores the unique, trendsetting and bold influence Mr. Davis had on mainstream popular culture, both onstage and off. Once hailed as “one of the best dressed men of the twentieth century” by both GQ and Esquire magazines, Michael Stradford’s tome recounts the celebrated icon, Miles Davis, fashion journey with taste, beauty and class.
“Miles Davis is one of the most important cultural voices of the last hundred years. I’m excited to add a new chapter to an already incredible creative legacy”. – Michael Stradford.
Beautifully designed with a choice selection of classic photos included, easy to read narrative and enjoyable stories, Stradford’s book illuminates the fashion style of one of the most misunderstood musicians of the twentieth century. Those who really knew Miles Davis loved him. Those who were outside of the periphery of Miles Davis intimate association misunderstood him. Tracing Miles Davis’ life focusing on his creative style, Stradford captures the essence of jazz music most romanticized artist.
MilesStyle: The Fashion Of Miles is elegant in tone and remarkably written. Stradford weaves stories, as told by the book’s contributors, of Miles Davis’ cool which are defined by his exquisite style and poignant music. The scintillating stories throughout the book are captivating, but yet tasteful. The book is a must have for Miles Davis’ fans, friends and admirers. And, for those who are not aware of this historic and artistic gentleman’s life, this book is unparallel in its viewpoint chronicling Miles Davis’ style.
❉ ‘MilesStyle: The Fashion of Miles Davis’ by Michael Stradford’ is published through IngramSpark. It can be bought on Amazon, softcover and ebook, and via milesstylebooks.com.
❉ News source: Michael Stradford.
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