The other day I found this fascinating and beautifully designed interactive visualization of Miles Davis’s work:
Here is a look at the history of Miles Davis’ career and collaborations according to his recording sessions as documented by the Jazz Discography Project. Over four hundred recording sessions are shown in a timeline across the middle of the screen. The circles above it represent the nearly six hundred people who played those sessions; larger circles indicate more sessions with Miles.
Everything is there: chronological recordings, line-ups and soundsamples to listen to. It’s a little hard to explain, you may want to have a look at it yourself.
Via Open Culture