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 757: The Ghost in the Machine Dec. 31, 2021 Act Two: Father of Invention There’s a machine lots of us encounter as a big impersonal, mechanical apparatus, that has a ghost in it. 756: But I Did Everything Right Dec. 10, 2021 Act Two: Brian and Peg Brian and Peg disagree over a very important thing. 754: Spark Bird Nov. 26, 2021 Act One: Don’t Chicken Out Carmen Milito tells Ira the story of a date she went on as a teenager, and the bird her mom brought to the occasion.