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  • Miles Davis - Wikipedia en.wikipedia.org

    According to Troupe, Davis was taking azidothymidine (AZT), a type of antiretroviral drug used for the treatment of HIV and AIDS, during his treatments ... Davis was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery in The Bronx, New York City, with one of his trumpets, close to the site of fellow jazz musician and his early ...

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  • Jazz: Gay Men in Jazz www.dailykos.com

    Jun 22, 2014 ... Was Miles Davis bisexual? Did he die of AIDs? First, if Miles did die of AIDs, it is quite possible it was from a dirty needle. Miles quit Heroin fully by 1954, but he was doing morphine in the 70s to mitigate the pain he was suffering from issues with his hip (which caused him to ignore the hip problems because ...

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  • Contagious Rhythm: Infectious Diseases of 20th Century Musicians www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov

    Along with his contemporary, Louis Armstrong, he influenced generations of musicians, among them Jimmy McPartland, Bobby Hackett, Tommy Dorsey and Miles Davis. Unfortunately, he established another less desirable template for future jazz disciples – a tendency toward heavy alcohol consumption. During his last ...

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  • Miles Davis, Trumpeter, Dies; Jazz Genius, 65, Defined Cool www.nytimes.com

    Sep 29, 1991 ... Miles Davis, the trumpeter and composer whose haunting tone and ever-changing style made him an elusive touchstone of jazz for four decades, died yesterday at St. John's Hospital and Health Center in Santa Monica, Calif. He was 65 years old. He died of pneumonia, respiratory failure and a stroke, his ...

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  • Inside Miles Davis' Prince Obsession, As Detailed By Davis' Family ... pitchfork.com

    Apr 22, 2016 ... Miles saw himself in Prince—a man who always wanted to push his art in new and challenging directions despite what was considered proper within the confines of such superfluous terms as "jazz," "pop," or "R&B." For both men, it was all just varying layers of “social music,” as Davis termed his craft during ...

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  • Miles Davis www.markprindle.com

    Isn't it enough that he's respected by, oh, EVERYBODY IN THE WORLD WHO LIKES JAZZ? I think he'll live without mine. Or at least, he'll remain dead without it. But that's not my point. My point is that I have recently come into possession of 16 more Miles Davis albums. I've already done the "insult" schtick, however, so I'm ...

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  • Miles Davis Anointed Three Artists as the Future of Music — Here's ... mic.com

    May 21, 2015 ... Miles Davis Anointed Three Artists as the Future of Music — Here's What Happened to Them. By Tom ... Few musicians have ever been as unstoppably creative as Miles Davis. He led ... Though he died of AIDS virus in 1997, Kuti and his wildly anachronistic music live on as symbols of resistance. "It is no ...

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  • On Miles Davis' Passing On (written after the funeral 1991) | David ... davidliebman.com

    The service was at St. Peter's Church on 54th Street and Lexington Avenues where Reverend John Gensel had presided over jazz memorial services for so many jazz players—Coltrane, Monk, etc. It's a well-known church, very modern, almost non-denominational. The service was on that Saturday, a week after Miles died.

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  • Birth of the Uncool: Don Cheadle's Miles Davis Biopic 'Miles Ahead ... www.theatlantic.com

    Mar 31, 2016 ... If Miles Ahead's subject is a victim, it's only of his own paranoia, misogyny, and anger: Begged to return to music, he withdraws farther. (Davis did return to live performance in 1981, producing a series of interesting though often bad records influenced by contemporary pop until his death in 1991, at 65.).

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  • Is there any evidence Miles Davis used drugs? - Quora www.quora.com

    Heroin was a serious problem for him from soon after he came back from a European tour as a young man in the late 40s; his successful dentist father, Miles, Jr. (the iconic jazz musician was Miles, III) helped him kicked it, cold turkey. It did, however, resurface in his life years later, along with cocaine. Miles died when he was ...

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