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Miles Davis: That's What Happened

Miles Davis changed the direction of jazz music many times over his long career. The early 80's were no different, as Miles hand-picked a new batch of musicians to bring his jazz-rock fusion to life. In this one-hour special, we hear bootleg recordings, outtakes and more that show Miles' creative process. Band members Vince Wilburn, Jr, Marcus Miller, Mike Stern and John Scofield tell stories of their time playing with Miles during this era.

Airs Saturday, September 24 at 8AM on 88.3FM

Brooklyn born Stevan Smith graduated from the exceptional Boys and Girls High School and attended the Earl G. Graves School of Business and Management at Morgan State University (Baltimore, MD), where he decided to switch to a path that would allow him to follow his passion for music. Introduced to Jazz music via Hip-Hop, Stevan started a radio programming internship at the MSU owned WEAA 88.9 FM, where he rose to Assistant Program Director. He then spent 12 years at WBGO as Traffic and Continuity Manager, where he contributed to the station's digital efforts, produced features for broadcast, and filled in as a guest announcer. For three years, Smith then served as Assistant Program Director at WNYC, during which time he continued to produce podcasts for himself and others. He returned to WBGO in 2021 as Chief Content Officer.