Tuesday, May 31, 2016

A Legendary Jazz Musician with a Penchant for Nice Shoes

Off the Shelf
By Bob Bender    |   Monday, May 30, 2016
In the mid-1980s my new assistant came to Simon & Schuster from a law firm in Atlanta that specialized in entertainment law. Together, we went over the firm’s list of clients and agreed that one we most wanted to sign up for Simon & Schuster was Miles Davis. I had long been a fan of Miles’s music. As it turned out, Miles was ready to tell his story. Before long we had his autobiography under contract, pending a meeting in person. READ MORE

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