Michael Henderson stopped by Majic 102.1 to chat with Bassman about his longevity in music. Henderson is known as one of the most influential jazz and soul musicians of the past 40 years. In an exclusive interview, Henderson talks about working with Aretha Franklin, Miles Davis, and others at Motown Records. Watch the full interview below:


Black Music Month originated in 1979. Jimmy Carter proclaimed the month of June as Black Music Month to celebrate the wonderful music, the  achievements, births, important timelines, events and to remember those we lost.

Don Cheadle’s ‘Miles Ahead,’ Miles Davis biopic, will make its world premiere as the closing night film at the New York Film Festival. ‘Miles Ahead’ concentrates on Miles Davis’ reemergence in 1980 after his so-called ‘silent period’ in the late 1970’s. The film does not yet have distribution in North America. This film as been […]

Celebrated actor Don Cheadle has always had a fascination with legendary trumpeter Miles Davis. Thanks to a fundraising campaign on Indiegogo, Don Cheadle will be…

  Don Cheadle, star of ‘House Of Lies,’ Iron Man II, for a long time has been trying to bring Miles Davis life to the big screen. According to sources Don has aligned with Indiegogo to raise $325,000 in funds by July 10 to enable him to make “Miles Ahead.” I’ve been hearing he was working […]

The Greater Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky Film Commission announced that Don Cheadle’s  film about iconic jazz innovator Miles Davis will be filming there in July. Cheadle will…

Don Cheadle is set to play Miles Davis in a biopic the actor has long planned on the innovative jazz pioneer great. BiFrost Pictures told The Associated Press on Wednesday that it will finance and produce “Kill the Trumpet Player,” with Cheadle also making his directorial debut. As posted by, Blackamericaweb.com Read more:http://blackamericaweb.com/183693/don-cheadle-to-play-miles-davis-in-long-planned-biopic/

Where: (click below to visit venue on Foursquare) Lincoln High School East St. Louis, IL 62201 When: 1939 What: Miles Davis picked up the trumpet at his father’s behest after the family moved from Alton, IL to East St. Louis, IL when he was about a year old. «  PREVIOUS NEXT  » In celebration of Black Music […]

Where: (click below to visit venue on Foursquare)CBS 30th Street Studio 270 E 30th Street, New York, NY 10001 When: April 1970 What: Miles Davis’ first certified gold record sold more than half a million copies, later being recognized as one of jazz’s greatest albums and a progenitor of the jazz rock genre. «  PREVIOUS NEXT  » […]

jive (origin unknown) – 1. the jargon of jazz musicians or enthusiasts. 2. deceptive, nonsensical or glib talk. 3. to play or dance to jive music.