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Miles Davis
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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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Awesome People Hanging Out Together (46 items)
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Published 3 years, 4 months ago 23 comments
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Blender Magazine's Top 50 Craziest Musicians (50 items)
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Published 6 years, 6 months ago 7 comments
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Portraits by Michel Comte (21 items)
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Published 4 years, 8 months ago 3 comments
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A Death For Every Year (107 items)
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Published 2 years, 10 months ago 9 comments
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500 Greatest Album Sleeves! (307 items)
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Published 3 years, 4 months ago 7 comments

Miles Davis Videos

Miles Davis - Decoy

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Miles Davis - Tutu.(videoclip)

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Miles Davis - Four

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About: 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 ... (more)
Musician (6), Jazz (5), American (4), Usa (4), Died 1991 (3), Born 1926 (3), Hard Bop (3), Bebop (3), Cool Jazz (3), Trumpet (3), Fusion (3), Died Aged 65 (3), Jazz-funk Jazz Rap (2), Third Stream (2), Modal (2), Deceased (2), Stroke (2), Pneumonia (2), Sugizo (1), Elvin Jones (1)

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Desert Island Discs (POLL) (82 music items)

"Venice - So What"


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15 Most Influential Jazz Artists (15 person items)

"Miles Dewey Davis III (May 26, 1926 – September 28, 1991) Move ♫ Discography ♫"


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Music Grammy Awards (18 person items)
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11 Artists who defined each generation (66 person items)

"One of the most famous Jazz artists of all time, and largely credited as the mot versatile jazzman Number Of Number 1's : 0 Best Single: So What Number Of Studio Albums: 48 Best Album: Kind Of Blue - 1959"


Severin Severin added this to a list 2 years, 10 months ago
A Death For Every Year (107 person items)

" Pneumonia. "


jeffpsychedelic added this to a list 3 years, 2 months ago
Play That Funky Music (71 person items)
nusch added this to a list 3 years, 3 months ago
Photos by David Redfern (18 person items)
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Real Cool Guys (28 person items)
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Awesome People Hanging Out Together (46 person items)

"Miles Davis, John Lennon and Yoko Ono "


Happy Vader added this to a list 3 years, 4 months ago
500 Greatest Album Sleeves! (307 person items)

"Blue Moods Cookin' With the Miles Davis Quartet Miles Davis & Horns "


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G E M I N I ♊ (19 person items)

"May 25, 1926"


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Photos by Bob Willoughby (19 person items)
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Irving Penn photography (22 person items)
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Portraits by Michel Comte (21 person items)
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Tom Palumbo Photography (7 person items)
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VH1’s 100 Greatest Artists (100 person items)
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Pink Floyd's influences (10 person items)
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The Immortals (100 person items)

""Miles found a way to vocalize black people's frustrations and anger through his attitude and his style of play. There's nothing in modern music that sounds like On the Corner. Jazz has stalled since he died." -- Mos Def Essential Recording: Kind of Blue"


Danie added this to a list 6 years, 6 months ago
Blender Magazine's Top 50 Craziest Musicians (50 person items)

"Jazz icon tried to beat drugs. Succeeded in beating wife. Case History: Addicted to heroin starting in the early 1950s. After he was rescued from living on the street by trumpeter Clark Terry, Davis repaid him by ransacking his apartment for drug money. He was an infamous wife-beater — his first fled in fear for her life — and was notorious for wandering offstage after playing just a few notes. Craziest Moment: Davis once demanded that pianist Bill Evans have sex with each of the men in his"


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