Icons September 2016
The Man With the Horn: Miles Davis
Notorious for his sharp tongue and even sharper dress, The Rake explores how Miles Davis set the sartorial tone for jazz musicians for decades to come.
Icons July 2016
You Don't Know Me: Ray Charles
They say love is blind: The Rake explores how “little R.C” overcame the adversity of his disability in the racially charged South, to become The Father of Soul.
Icons September 2015
Six of the Best: John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman
John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman’s 1963 jazz collaboration came about in unlikely, arbitrary circumstances. Yet this seminal album’s six sublime, worldly-wise tracks could make the most ardent sceptic believe in…