Miles Davis

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United States jazz musician

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Bob Gluck's The Miles Davis Lost Quintet and Other Revolutionary Ensembles takes a fresh look at Davis's music from 1968 to 1970 in light of recently released live performances.
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a producer on the movie, was asked if a Miles Davis film was in the works.
Miles Davis nunca vino a Mexico, fallecio el 28 de septiembre de 1991 por complicaciones entre un infarto y neumonia.
The strokes that form the outline of this woman mesh with those of Miles Davis on his saxophone, eyes closed, and virtually oblivious to the existence of a world beyond his tunes.
Cool jazz, a style and period designation, has been characterized by a more relaxed or less aggressive approach than bebop, hence "cool" as opposed to bebop's being "hot," and is represented mainly by white musicians, major exceptions being Miles Davis and the members of the Modern Jazz Quartet.
Dark Magus: The Jekyll and Hyde Life of Miles Davis By Gregory Davis with Les Sussman Backbeat Books, November 2006 $24.
Here journalist Amo is trying to write a treatise on Miles Davis, and finds herself in a bar journeying to a strange world.
He was house pianist at legendary jazz club Birldland, where he played with famed artists like Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie and Miles Davis.
Miles Davis once said that what most artists do is to make simple things complex, but what great artists (and of course that included him) do is to make complex things appear simple.
This trio was just coming into its own after Bill Evans broke away from the Miles Davis group.
The selection of tunes constitutes a treasure of jazz tunes, including such Miles Davis originals as So What and Four.
Miles Davis had just released his revolutionary Bitches Brew, which featured Mati's painting on the sleeve.
Percussive beats open "The Year of the Drum" at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City, celebrating one of the greatest drummers and band-leaders in jazz history, Art Blakey, who performed with Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, Fats Navarro, and others during his multidecade career.
But in a jazz concert Miles Davis didn't change suits.