Author, Michael Stradford has written a most unique perspective on the many facets of Musician, Miles Davis. Miles Davis was a musical genius with his own sense of fashion couture. Stradford captures Davis’ personal allure as if it were the artist’s exclusive one-of-kind haberdashery, on New York’s Fashion Avenue. MilesStyle: The Fashion of Miles Davis is a look at legendary jazz musician Miles Davis through the prism of his personal style. Hailed as one of the best-dressed men of the twentieth century by both GQ and Esquire magazines.
MilesStyle explores a different look at his creative expression, via biography and exclusive observations from friends, colleagues, and admirers like Quincy Jones, Lenny Kravitz, Issey Miyake, Bryan Ferry and many more.
MilesStyle: The Fashion of Miles Davis is the first book to examine this timeless artist as he used himself as a creative canvas. “When he was in the room, the room changed.”– Lenny Kravitz (musician)
One West Magazine is recommending this book to all Miles Davis music aficionados and music historians. Michael Stradford seems to have his own good taste, in men’s fashion. He pin-points Mile’s evolutionary wardrobe attire from the 40’s to the last 20 years of his life. The book and its author put you right in the room with some of the people that were around Davis, during his lifetime. We’ll update you on the author’s book signing tour.
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About the author
Michael Stradford is a multi-decade entertainment executive. He has been a successful radio programmer in major markets including Los Angeles. Stradford was a senior executive in the music industry under Quincy Jones and enjoyed a long run as a creative executive at Sony Pictures Home Entertainment and Sony-owned Crackle.com. He was written reviews, profiles and interviews for several magazines as well as helming his own pop culture blog, lookingforthecool.com, with a podcast of the same name in development.
“MilesStyle: The Fashion of Miles Davis beautifully captures the complexity and evolution of the style of ‘The Chief’”. – drummer Vincent Wilburn Jr., nephew of Miles Davis.
MilesStyle: The Fashion of Miles Davis takes a fun and introspective journey of Miles’ diverse sartorial selections throughout his career. Stradford, who is also known for his stylistic savvy, allowed the book to unfold through his interviews of Miles’ ex-wives, bandmates, designers, friends, colleagues, and industry experts. MilesStyle is well done, honest, fair and balanced.” – Darryl Porter, General Manager of The Miles Davis Estate
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