“So, What?”: Miles Davis note for note

I can play an instrument, but I can’t read music.

It must be great to look at a page of sheet music featuring the work of someone like Miles Davis (or John Coltrane or Cannonball Adderley) and be able to “hear” the song, just by reading the notes. It probably would be something like this:

(A really nice interlude posted by Brad Plumer at the Washington Post.)