Davis in 1955
|Birth name||Miles Dewey Davis III|
26 Mey 1926|
Alton, Illinois, US
28 September 1991 (aged 65)|
Santa Monica, Californie, US
|Associate acts||Miles Davis Quintet|
Miles Dewey Davis III (May 26, 1926 – September 28, 1991) was an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, an composer. He is among the most influential and acclaimed figures in the history of jazz an 20th century misic. With his ever-changing directions in music, Davis was at the forefront of a number of major stylistic developments in jazz over his five-decade career.