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Marathon of Miles in March

Beginning at noon and lasting until ’round midnight, the music of Miles Davis will be represented by over 150 performers at New York’s Symphony Space at its 31st annual Wall to Wall concert. The 12-hour concert, commemorating Davis’ 75th birthday, will touch on every era of Davis’ expansive career from his early bop, to his birth of the cool and modal jazz innovations, to his tender balladry through his radical fusion and funk experiments.

The concert will take place March 24 and is free. Tickets will not be sold and reservations will not be taken. Audience members can come and go throughout the day; those interested in attending must wait for space to become available at Symphony Space (2537 Broadway at 95th Street). The entire performance will be broadcast live on WBGO Jazz 88.3 FM and highlights will be broadcast nationally on the NPR program JazzSet with Branford Marsalis in May, in conjunction with Miles’ birthday.

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