Matt Gray

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Don Cheadle: 'Miles Davis was probably bipolar'<p><b>Actor Don Cheadle, who plays jazz legend Miles Davis in a new movie, says the star probably had bipolar disorder.</b><p>The Oscar-nominee spent 10 …

Crime Jazz: How Miles Davis, Count Basie & Duke Ellington Created Soundtracks for Noir Films & TV

When we think of film noir, we tend to think of a mood best set by a look: shadow and light (mostly shadow), grim but visually rich weather, …

Dizzy Gillespie Runs for US President, 1964. Promises to Make Miles Davis Head of the CIA

There comes a point in every national election year when I reach total saturation and have to tune it all out to stay sane—the nonstop streams of …


“The New Duke Ellington of Our Time”: Miles Davis on Prince

In his famed autobiography, Miles Davis is often sparing in his praise. But the jazz trumpeter can’t speak highly enough of Prince, whose music he …

Thelonious Monk Creates a List of Tips for Playing a Gig: “Don’t Listen to Me, I Am Supposed to Be Accompanying You!”

We’re fascinated by lists. Other people’s lists. Even the ones left behind in shopping carts are interesting (Jarlsburg, Gruyere and Swiss? Must be …

Jeff Beck

Six John Coltrane albums released as mono box set

<b>Jazz saxophonist remastered in mono.</b><p>John Coltrane is to have five of his mid-career Atlantic Records albums remastered in mono and released in a …

Blue Note: 75 years of the coolest visuals in jazz

The world’s most famous jazz label – celebrated for its striking use of design as much as for its groundbreaking recordings – is 75 this year. John Fordham tells the story of Blue Note through a selection of its famous album covers<p>Video: the history of Blue Note

How to remake a Blue Note jazz album – in pictures

The vinyl revival continues. Founded in 1978, Music Matters Jazz is dedicated to re-releasing new pressings of historic Blue Note jazz titles. Each of the reissued albums is restored and remastered from the original analogue master tapes

John Coltrane

Of the 57 jazz greats seen in the iconic 1958...

Of the 57 jazz greats seen in the iconic 1958 photo, “A Great Day in Harlem,” there were only three women – including <b>Marian McPartland</b>, our M for …


Want to Be Truly Wealthy? Science Says to Do This

Some of the world's richest people attribute much of their success to this single habit.<p>What's the one thing that sets apart the overwhelmingly wealthy from the rest of the world--other than money, of course? They read--and they read a lot.<p>Business tycoon and famed investor Warren Buffett is said …

Bill Gates

Shaving 101 – Confused By All The Varieties Of Double Edge Safety Razors? This Should Help

New to the idea of shaving with an old-school safety razor with a single blade? You may have discovered that there are actually a dizzying variety of …

Beard Up, Shave On

Out of the Box Moving away from the traditional sensibilities of the elite English shaving cream brands we have ...<p>What are hostel needed things? …

So You Want to Be a Wet Shaver?

The most common question we get from Shaving 101 readers has always been, “Where do I start?” Having published many reviews of various brushes, …


The Wet Shave — The Magazine

I used to hate shaving. I ranked it below flossing on my list of bathroom-related activities that I would dread. Of course, no one knew if I skipped …


Fine Aftershaves - Comprehensive Review

A mystery soap that just might be the best soap you've never heard of:) (Yet)

My thoughts on the Cobra Classic Razor

Tips for avoiding razor burn and irritation when you're new to wet shaving

A quick look at Fine Accoutrements aftershaves

Save $ with budget shaving kits

Top 10 Aftershave Brands

My Top 5 Double Edge Razor Blades

Tips for New Wetshavers Episode #1 Beginner's Tips

Tips for New Wetshavers Episode #2 Synthetic Brushes

Tips for New Wetshavers Episode #3 Bowl Lathering