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Birth Name: Miles Dewey Davis III

Born: 26 May 1926 Died: 28 September 1991

Country of origin: United States

Height: 5' 6"


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Miles Davis - Tutu.(videoclip)

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Miles Davis - Decoy

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Miles Davis - Four

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Description: 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 Mingus. His record debut came in 1946. Miles soon became a major figure of jazz. He changed the directions of jazz several times, recording albums such as "Birth Of The Cool" (1949) which started the cool-jazz era, "Milestones" (1953), "Kind Of Blue" (1959) which was the beginning of modal jazz, orchestral jazz ma ... (more)
Tags: Musician (6), Jazz (4), American (4), Died Aged 65 (3), Died 1991 (3), Born 1926 (3), Hard Bop (3), Bebop (3), Cool Jazz (3), Fusion (3), Trumpet (3), Usa (3), Jazz-funk Jazz Rap (2), Third Stream (2), Modal (2), Deceased (2), Stroke (2), Pneumonia (2), Lalo Schifrin (1), Kei Akagi (1)
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