Miles Davis

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Miles Davis
Miles Davis by Palumbo.jpg
Davis in 1955
Background information
Birth name Miles Dewey Davis III
Born 26 Mey 1926(1926-05-26)
Alton, Illinois, US
Deid 28 September 1991(1991-09-28) (aged 65)
Santa Monica, Californie, US
Genres Jazz
  • Musician
  • bandleader
  • composer
Years active
  • 1944–1975
  • 1980–1991
Associate acts Miles Davis Quintet
Notable instruments
Martin Committee

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.[1]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Ruhlmann, William. "Miles Davis Biography". AllMusic. Retrieved 16 June 2016.