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Primary Instrument: Trumpet

Born: May 26, 1926 | Died: September 28, 1991

Throughout a professional career lasting 50 years, Miles Davis played the trumpet in a lyrical, introspective, and melodic style, often employing a stemless harmon mute to make his sound more personal and intimate. But if his approach to his instrument was constant, his approach to jazz was dazzlingly protean. To examine his career is to examine the history of jazz from the mid-'40s to the early '90s, since he was in the thick of almost every important innovation and stylistic development in the music during that period, and he often led the way in those changes, both with his own performances and recordings and by choosing sidemen and collaborators who forged the new directions. It can even be argued that jazz stopped evolving when Davis wasn't there to push it forward....
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Music

Featured recording “Miles at the Fillmore - Miles Davis 1970: The Bootleg Series Vol. 3”

Miles at the Fillmore - Miles Davis 1970: The Bootleg Series Vol. 3

Legacy Recordings
2014
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    We Want Miles (Bonus Track Version)

    Columbia Records
    2014
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    Miles At The Fillmore

    Sony-Legacy Music
    2014
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    Miles Davis: In a Silent Way

    Music On Vinyl
    2013
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    Live At The Plugged Nickel, December 22, 1965 Part Two

    Sony Records
    2013
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    Miles Plays Jazz Classics

    Sony Records
    2013
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    Music & Photos

    Sony Records
    2013
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    North Sea Jazz Legendary Concerts

    Sony Records
    2013
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