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  • Miles Davis - Wikipedia en.wikipedia.org

    Miles Dewey Davis III (May 26, 1926 – September 28, 1991) was an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, and composer. He is among the most influential and acclaimed figures in the history of jazz and 20th century music. Davis adopted a variety of musical directions in his five-decade career which kept him at the forefront ...

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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 ... 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 ...

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

    Jan 19, 2018 ... 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 awards, Miles Davis died in ...

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

    Alton, Illinois Died: September 28, 1991. Santa Monica, California African American musician, composer, and trumpeter. A jazz trumpeter, composer, and small-band leader, Miles Davis was the leading jazz musician for more than two decades. ... He had, in all, three sons, a daughter, and seven grandchildren. He died on ...

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  • Gregory Davis: Son of Miles www.allaboutjazz.com

    Jan 8, 2007 ... Gregory Davis: Son of Miles jazz article by R.J. DeLuke, published on January 8, 2007 at All About Jazz. ... I did a movie score years ago when I was traveling with my father, called God Is Not Dead. ... What I wanted to do was learn music at the same time that we were helping each other, father and son.

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  • Miles Davis (1926-1991) - Find A Grave Memorial www.findagrave.com

    Jazz Musician. The son of a middle-class dentist from Alton, Illinois, he won a scholarship to Julliard in 1944, but there is no evidence that he ever attended the institution. ... Miles Davis. Birth 26 May 1926 Alton, Madison County, Illinois, USA; Death 28 Sep 1991 Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, California, USA; Burial ...

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  • The Frame® | Meet the Miles Davis heirs who keep his work alive ... www.scpr.org

    Mar 31, 2016 ... In the nearly 25 years since Miles Davis died, there have been several attempts to translate his life to the screen. (Wesley ... Erin Davis is the musician's youngest son and Vince Wilburn Jr. is the trumpeter's nephew. ... Erin Davis, son of Miles Davis, at the 2014 CBGB Music & Film Festival in New York City.

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

    Davis was the son of a dental surgeon, Dr. Miles Dewey Davis, Jr., and a music teacher, Cleota Mae (Henry) Davis, and grew up in the black middle class of East ... The band featured trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie and saxophonist Charlie Parker, the architects of the emerging bebop style of jazz, which was characterized by fast, ...

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  • Biography | Miles Davis www.milesdavis.com

    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 intuit new worlds of sound and challenge. While the vast ...

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  • Miles Davis facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles ... www.encyclopedia.com

    Born Miles Dewey Davis III, May 25, 1926, in Alton, IL; died of causes including pneumonia, respiratory failure, and stroke, September 28, 1991, in Santa Monica, CA .... under his belt, Davis felt an urgent need to follow his heroes to the jazz mecca of New York City, with wife—Davis was married at 17—and young son in tow.

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