A highlight of the Monster press conference at CES on Jan. 6 was the announcement of the world’s first audio hardware product to bear the official name and signature of universally renowned music icon Miles Davis – the new “Miles Davis Tribute” high-performance in-ear headphones (MSRP: $499.95).
Created in conjunction with Miles Davis Properties, LLC, the new headphones are being offered in an individually numbered limited edition. Adding value to this limited edition release, purchasers of the Miles Davis Tribute headphones will also be able to enjoy free of charge the official “Kind of Blue: 50th Anniversary Collector's Edition" boxed set of the artist’s seminal album “Kind of Blue.” The set includes: 2 CDs, a collectible blue vinyl LP, an 81-minute "Celebrating the Masterpiece" DVD which includes rare excerpts, interviews and performances, a 57-page hard cover book with historic photos and Grammy-winning liner notes by Francis Davis and a collectible black and white poster of Miles in the studio.
The press conference was attended by member of the Miles Davis family. Davis' son and daughter Erin and Cheryl Davis and his nephew, Vince Wilburn Jr., who helped the project see the light of day. Said Erin Davis, “My father would have loved these headphones, they sound quality and craftsmanship are remarkable.”