"Well, I've changed the course of music five or six times. What have you done except fuck the president?"
-- Miles Davis to Nancy Reagan at a White House dinner, after she asked what he'd done to merit an invitation
Is this quote for real? Who the hell knows, but I'd really like to imagine it is.
Yesterday marked 20 years since Miles's death and, in case you haven't noticed, things just haven't been the same without him.
Here's Miles and Coltrane -- So What.