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

    Sep 22, 2017 ... 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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  • 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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  • 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 beat his wives and made beautiful music music.avclub.com

    Nov 22, 2013 ... Bitches' Brew is probably one of the most important albums of its era, combining jazz and rock influences into something entirely new. Davis had the ability ... But in a rare interview with The New York Times, his first wife, Frances Davis, recalled, “I actually left running for my life—more than once.” And in his ...

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  • Miles Davis | American musician | Britannica.com www.britannica.com

    Miles Davis, in full Miles Dewey Davis III (born May 26, 1926, Alton, Ill., U.S.—died Sept. 28, 1991, Santa Monica, Calif.), American jazz musician, a great trumpeter who as a bandleader and composer was one of the major influences on the art from the late 1940s.

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  • Miles Davis - Wikiquote en.wikiquote.org

    That's another phrase for swing. I also love the way he sings. In the Jazz Review with Nat Hentoff (1958); also in Hentoff, Nat (March/April 2000). "When I Pick Up That Horn, That's All: The life and music of Louis Armstrong". Gadfly. , Early, Gerald Lyn, ed (2001). Miles Davis and American Culture. Missouri Historical Society ...

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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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  • Dark Magus: The Jekyll And Hyde Life Of Miles Davis www.allaboutjazz.com

    Jan 12, 2007 ... Dark Magus: The Jekyll And Hyde Life Of Miles Davis jazz article by R.J. DeLuke, published on January 12, 2007 at All About Jazz. ... These stories come from his mother, Davis' first wife, Irene Cawthon, and people like Clark Terry, and even Davis' father, Miles Dewey Davis Jr. (to whom the book is ...

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