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 737: The Daily May 14, 2021 Act Four: Here’s What Else You Need To Know Today Host Ira Glass with the last piece in today’s show, inspired by the New York Times podcast, The Daily. (3 minutes) 734: The Campus Tour Has Been Cancelled Mar. 19, 2021 Act One Reporter Paul Tough and Host Ira Glass look at the biggest change in admissions this year: colleges no longer requiring the SATs. 731: What Lies Beneath Feb. 12, 2021 Act Four: Boiling Under Lots of things go unspoken between family members, sometimes for years.