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Miles Davis Quintet Skateboards Pay Tribute to ‘Kind of Blue'

By: Rose Nazarali - Published: • References: ianmjohnson and boingboing.net
This set of decks pay tribute to the Miles Davis Quintet, the group that performed on the ‘Kind of Blue’ album in 1959.

The legendary jazz musician Miles Davis is depicted here with the rest of his group in stunning portraits in their elements alongside their instruments.

The set of boards was created by artist Ian Johnson who is known for his portraits of Jazz musicians of the 1940s and 50s. Ian is also the art director for San Fransisco’s Western Edition Skateboards.