By Nigeria Anderson
Urban Buzz Magazine Celebrates Black Music Month With
Mr. Vince Wilburn Jr. Honoring Legendary Uncle Mile Davis
The Art of Cool on Friday, June 7 at Napa Valley Museum. The exhibit runs June 8 – July 28 2013 inspired by a new Miles art book called Miles Davis: The Collected Artwork, scheduled for release October 2013, forward by Quincy Jones. The book is a comprehensive collection of the musician’s artwork and a long-overdue celebration of Miles Davis visual artwork. The exhibition will feature 35 pieces of original artwork by Miles Davis, in addition to personal effects, special events, programs and a film screening. Miles Davis has long been noted for his restless artistic aesthetic, which played into his changing the course of music five times, his continued status as a fashion icon and his globally recognized artworks. Davis US Postal stamp most successful and fastest-selling iconic stamp in recent years, with more than 23 million sold to date. His musical legacy is also firmly intact, with landmark album Kind of Blue still the best-selling jazz record of all time, in addition to being recognized with a Congressional Resolution in honor of its 50th Anniversary. I had the honor of speaking with Mr. Vince Wilburn Jr. nephew of Miles Davis regarding the event.