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Miles Davis

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Biography:
Birth Name: Miles Shelby Dewey Davis III
Born: 1926/05/26
Birth Place: Alton, Illinois, United States
Died: 1991/09/28
Years Active: 1944–1975, 1980–1991
Genres: Jazz, Hard Bop, Bebop, Cool Jazz, Modal, Third Stream, Fusion, Jazz-funk, Contemporary Jazz, Jazz Rap

Miles Dewey Davis III (May 26, 1926 – September 28, 1991) was an American trumpeter, bandleader, and composer. Widely considered one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century, Miles Davis was, with his musical groups, at the forefront of several major developments in jazz music, including bebop, cool jazz, hard bop, modal jazz, and jazz fusion. Many well-known musicians rose to prominence as members of Davis' ensembles, including saxophonists Gerry Mulligan, John Coltrane, Cannonball Adderley, George Coleman, Wayne Shorter, Dave Liebman, Branford Marsalis and Kenny Garrett; trombonist J. J. Johnson; pianists Horace Silver, Red Garland, Wynton Kelly, Bill Evans, Herbie Hancock...

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Albums:

Miles Davis 1957-1958

Nouvelle Vague (Feat. John Taylor, Emile Pari…

Take Off: The Complete Blue Note Albums

Porgy And Bess (Orchestra Under The Direction…

Miles At The Fillmore: Miles Davis 1970: The …

Fahrstuhl Zum Schafott [Ascenseur Pour L'echa…

Conception

The Classic Albums Collection

Compact Jazz: Miles Davis

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Videos:
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