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  • Miles Davis - Wikipedia en.wikipedia.org

    In July 1955, Davis' fortunes improved considerably when he landed a last minute booking at the second annual Newport ... in early 1958 that was released on Milestones (1958), an album that first showcased Davis' interest in modal jazz.

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  • Miles Davis - Trumpet Player, Songwriter - Biography www.biography.com

    Jan 19, 2018 ... Who Was Miles Davis? Instrumental in the development of jazz, Miles Davis is considered one of the top musicians of his era. Born in Illinois in 1926, he traveled at age 18 to New York City to pursue music. Throughout his life, he was at the helm of a changing concept of jazz. Winner of eight Grammy ...

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  • Miles Davis Biography - life, family, childhood, children, history ... www.notablebiographies.com

    A jazz trumpeter, composer, and small-band leader, Miles Davis was the leading jazz musician for more than two decades. His legend continued to grow even after poor health and diminished creativity removed him from jazz royalty. Early life. Miles Dewey Davis III was born to Miles Davis Jr. and Cleota Henry in Alton, ...

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  • The Two Sides of Miles Davis - Rolling Stone www.rollingstone.com

    May 31, 2000 ... Public and private Miles Davis duke it on on trumpeter's birthday. ... The Davis/Coltrane set is of particular importance, as it contains what many aficionados point to as the closest thing there may be to a definitive jazz ... But Troupe believes a bond formed when he arrived to interview Davis for the story.

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  • Biography | Miles Davis www.milesdavis.com

    Biography Born: May 26, 1926 Died: September 28, 1991. Over six full decades, from his arrival on the national scene in 1945 until his death in 1991, Miles Davis made music that grew from an uncanny talent to hear the future and a headstrong desire to play it. From his beginnings in the circle of modern jazz, he came to ...

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

    Sep 29, 1991 ... Miles Dewey Davis 3d was born May 25, 1926, in Alton, Ill., the son of an affluent dental surgeon, and grew up in East St. Louis, Ill. On his 13th birthday, he was given a trumpet and lessons with a local jazz musician, Elwood Buchanan. He got his musicians' union card at 15 so he could perform around St.

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  • Miles Davis | Biography & History | AllMusic www.allmusic.com

    Throughout a professional career lasting 50 years, Miles Davis played the trumpet in a lyrical, introspective, and melodic style, often employing a stemless Harmon mute to make his sound more personal and intimate. But if his approach to his instrument was constant, his approach to jazz was dazzlingly protean. To examine ...

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  • Miles Davis - Biography - IMDb www.imdb.com

    Miles Davis, famous jazz trumpeter, composer and bandleader, was born 26 May 1926 in Alton, Illinois. He moved to New York in 1944 and studied at Juilliard. He left school and entered the jazz society of New York, meeting such famous musicians as Thelonious Monk, Charlie Parker and Charles ...

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  • Book Review: 'Miles: The Autobiography' by Miles Davis - The Atlantic www.theatlantic.com

    Two groups of listeners now feel that Davis has sold them out: jazz fans of a certain age who have never forgiven him for going electric, and the rock audience that discovered him with Bitches Brew and—try as it might—can't get with the slick techno-funk he has been recording since The Man With the Horn, in 1981. But the ...

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  • My favourite album: Miles Davis's A Tribute to Jack Johnson theconversation.com

    Dec 5, 2017 ... In his 2004 book So What: The Life of Miles Davis, biographer John Szwed notes how Davis began avoiding the term jazz as early as 1968, preferring to see his work simply as music. At the same time, he was becoming more interested in the sounds of the emerging counterculture. As well as incorporating ...

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