05/14/13

NYC Landmarks Commission to Honor Miles Davis Thursday

The late trumpeter’s Upper West Side brownstone will receive a medallion

The New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission will honor Miles Davis at an official medallion ceremony this Thursday, May 16, at 312 W. 77th Street in Manhattan, from 3-4 p.m.

Attending will be Vince Wilburn Jr. (nephew of Miles Davis), trumpeter Wallace Roney and saxophonist George Coleman.

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Miles Davis in 1959

The brownstone townhouse was purchased by Davis in 1958 and served as both his home and working environment for the artist for 25 years.

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