Craig Charles celebrates the 40th anniversary of Miles Davis' In A Silent Way, and explores the extraordinary music that Miles produced in the period dubbed the Electric Era" from 1969-75.

At the time poorly received, the records from this timeframe include Bitches Brew and On The Corner and represent the final creative flourish from one of the 20th Century's major musical figures.

The documentary includes newly sourced interview material from musicians who collaborated with Miles including Wayne Shorter, John McLaughlin, Jack DeJohnette and Dave Liebman.



Broadcast Details

  • First broadcast 20090825 (Radio 2)
  • First repeated 20100504 (Radio 2)