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Miles Davis

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Biography

Davis in 1955, photo by Tom Palumbo

Source: Wikipedia

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Fact file

  • Birth name: Miles Dewey Davis III
  • Born: May 26, 1926 Alton, Illinois, U.S.
  • Died: September 28, 1991 (aged 65) Santa Monica, California, U.S.
  • Genres: Jazz
  • Occupation(s): Musician (bandleader, composer, trumpeter)
  • Instruments: Trumpet, flugelhorn, piano, organ, synthesizer
  • Years active: 1944–1975, 1980–1991
  • Labels: Capitol Jazz/EMI, Columbia/CBS, Warner Bros., Dial Records, Birdland
  • Associated acts: Clark Terry, John Coltrane, Billy Eckstine, Charlie Parker, Gerry Mulligan, Gil Evans, Miles Davis Quintet
  • Website: www.milesdavis.com

Read more about Miles Davis at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

Wallace Roney, Jazz Trumpet Virtuoso, Is Dead at 59
NY Times Music, 2020-04-01 14:07:07
Initially dismissed by many as a clone of Miles Davis, Mr. Roney, who has died of coronavirus complications, emerged as a major musician in his own right.

Wallace Roney, Jazz Trumpet Virtuoso, Is Dead at 59
NY Times Music, 2020-04-01 03:19:40
Initially dismissed by many as a clone of Miles Davis, Mr. Roney, who has died of coronavirus complications, emerged as a major musician in his own right.

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Variety, 2020-03-05 18:50:05
The freshly unveiled lineup for indie record shops’ biggest day of the year, Record Store Day 2020, is out, promising exclusive LP releases featuring releases by everyone from Billie Eilish to Britney Spears to Miles Davis. This year, the blessed event for the “High Fidelity” set falls on Saturday, April ...

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