Left Bank Books welcomes St. Louis-born poet, teacher, and journalist Quincy Troupe, who will sign and discuss his new book, “Miles & Me: Miles Davis, the man, the musician, and his friendship with the journalist and poet Quincy Troupe”!
This event is free and open to the public, but proof of purchase of “Miles & Me” from Left Bank Books will be require to enter the signing line.
Poet, activist and journalist Quincy Troupe’s candid account of his friendship with Miles Davis is a revealing portrait of a great musician and an engrossing chronicle of the author’s own artistic and personal growth. “Miles & Me” describes in intimate detail the sometimes harrowing processes of Davis’s spectacular creativity and the joys and travails Davis’s passionate and contradictory temperament posed to the two men’s friendship. Miles and Me shows how Miles Davis, both as an artist and as a black man, influenced Troupe and whole generations of Americans while forever changing the face of jazz.