Full episode 20: From A Distance Act Two Meet Your Hero Share a clip Transcript ByIra Glass Writer Quincy Troupe talks about how, as a boy, he idolized Miles Davis, and how, as a man, he actually became one of Davis's closest friends. And how his picture of the man changed. (21 minutes) More in MusicView all 746: This Is Just Some Songs Sept. 3, 2021 Track Three: The End of the Road Producer Chana Joffe-Walt really loves the slideshows that schools display at end-of-the-year parent assemblies. 746: This Is Just Some Songs Sept. 3, 2021 Track Four: What’s the Frequency, Kenneth? A lot of music discovery happens when we are kids. 737: The Daily May 14, 2021 Act One: How Do You Get To Carnegie Hall? Producer Ben Calhoun investigates a daily mystery—a daily musical mystery. (15 minutes) More by Ira GlassView all 765: Off Course Mar. 18, 2022 Act One: The Audition Ira’s story of Yibin Li continues. 763: The Other Mr. President Feb. 25, 2022 Act Four: A Matter of Principal (podcast only) Protestors came out across Russia after the Ukraine invasion. 763: The Other Mr. President Feb. 25, 2022 Act Two: Mr. Popular Vladmir Putin’s approval rating among Russians is always stunningly high.