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The cinema of Miles Davis

Miles Davis (performer)
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The cinema of Miles Davis The cinema of Miles Davis

The cinema of Miles Davis

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Title
The cinema of Miles Davis
Performer
Miles Davis 1926-1991 (trompet)
Publisher
ÉL, 2017
1 cd
Playing time
01:19:19
EAN
5013929333031
CDR
HFX10660
Placing suggestion
68 - Films, televisieseries en musicals (NBLC) F1 - Film- en theatermuziek (Flemish music schema)

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About Miles Davis

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Miles Dewey Davis III (May 26, 1926 – September 28, 1991) was an American trumpeter, bandleader, and composer. He is among the most influential and acclaimed figures in the history of jazz and 20th-century music. Davis adopted a variety of musical directions in a five-decade career that kept him at the forefront of many major stylistic developments in jazz.

Born in Alton, Illinois, and raised in East St. Louis, Davis left to study at Juilliard in New York City, before dropping out and making his professional debut as a member of saxophonist Charlie Parker's bebop quintet from 1944 to 1948. Shortly after, he recorded the Birth of the Cool sessions for Capitol Records, which were instrumental to the development of cool jazz. In the early 1950s, Miles Davis recorded some of the earliest hard bop music while on Prestige Records but did so haphazardly due to a heroin addiction. After a widely acclaimed comeback performance at the Newpor…Read more on Wikipedia