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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 - Decoy

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Miles Davis - Tutu.(videoclip)

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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 (5), American (4), Usa (4), Died Aged 65 (3), Died 1991 (3), Born 1926 (3), Hard Bop (3), Bebop (3), Cool Jazz (3), Fusion (3), Trumpet (3), Jazz-funk Jazz Rap (2), Third Stream (2), Modal (2), Deceased (2), Stroke (2), Pneumonia (2), And Christian Scott (1), Duane Allman (1)
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"Miles Dewey Davis III (May 26, 1926 – September 28, 1991) Move ♫ Discography ♫"


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"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"


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" Pneumonia. "


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Awesome People Hanging Out Together (46 person items)

"Miles Davis, John Lennon and Yoko Ono "


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"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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""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"


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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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