Thursday, February 21st
Frederic Chopin (1810-1849), Prelude in C-sharp minor (Op. 45); Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (1920-1995), live, Italy (Prato), 1967
[N]ow Miles [Davis] was relaxed and pianist Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli was sending him into several shades of ecstasy.
‘Listen to those trills!’ Miles ordered.
—1961 interview, The Miles Davis Reader
yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.