Miles Dewey Davis (May 26, 1926 – September 28, 1991) was an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, and composer. He is among the most influential and acclaimed figures in the history of jazz and 20th century music. Davis adopted a variety of musical directions in his five-decade career which kept him at the forefront of a number of major stylistic developments in jazz.
Tags: music, funk, birth-of-the-cool, miles, trumpet-player
Alternative Retro-minimalist design for Whiplash, one of my favorite movies of 2014. Whiplash is a 2014 American independent drama film written and directed by Damien Chazelle based on his experiences in the Princeton High School Studio Band. Starring Miles Teller and J. K. Simmons, the film depicts the relationship between an ambitious jazz student (Teller) and an abusive instructor (Simmons).
Tags: movie, music, drum, drums, rock
An ultramarathon or ultra distance sporting events involving running and walking longer than the traditional marathon. This typography design refers to the 100 miler. The word mile has been repeated 100 times and a green strip through the text reveals the word smile.
Tags: runner, endurance, ultra distance, long distance running, distance