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MILES DAVIS


MILES DAVIS
 
Photo of Davis in 1955 taken by Tom Palumbo. Author Tom Palumbo from New York City, USA


SUMMARY
 
Full Name: Miles Dewey Davis
 
 
Description: Trumpeter
Known For: Sessions in 1962 resulted in the album "Quiet Nights"
 
Instruments: Trumpet
Music Styles: Jazz
 
Location: United States of America
 
Web Site: http://www.milesdavis.com/
 
Date Born: 25th May 1926
Location Born: Alton, Illinois, United States of America
 
Date Died: 28th September 1991
Location Died: Santa Monica, California, United States of America
Cause Of Death: Pneumonia
Memorial: He is buried in Woodlawn Cemetery in The Bronx, New York.
 
Summary: Widely considered one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century, Davis was at the forefront of almost every major development in jazz from World War II to the 1990s:
 
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