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Name at birth: Miles Dewey Davis, Jr.In the 1940s, Miles Davis went off to New York City to study music at Julliard. He ended up playing jazz with Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie instead, soon playing trumpet behind some of the biggest bandleaders of t... More »
Born: May 26, 1926, Alton, Illinois
Died: September 28, 1991
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Miles Dewey Davis III was born on May 26, 1926, to an affluent African American family in Alton, Illinois. His father, Miles Dewey Davis, Jr., was a dentist. In 1927 ...

Miles Davis - Songwriter, Trumpet Player - Biography.com


Miles Davis - Mini Biography (TV-14; 3:00) Nine-time Grammy Award winner Miles Davis was a major force in the jazz world, as both a trumpet player and a ...

Biography | Miles Davis


Biography Born: May 26, 1926 Died: September 28, 1991. MILES DAVIS: 2015. Miles Davis – legendary trumpeter and bandleader, explorer of unknown ...

His parents were affluent, and had the means to support his musical studies as a boy. After playing with these stars, Davis knew he had to move to New York to be at the heart of the jazz scene. In spite of this, he made a lasting impression on those who heard him, and... More »
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Miles Davis Biography | Rolling Stone


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Miles Davis Biography | The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum


Miles Davis is one of the key figures in the history of jazz, and his place in vanguard of that pantheon is secure. His induction as a performer into the Rock and ...

Miles Davis Biography - Encyclopedia of World Biography


Miles Dewey Davis III was born to Miles Davis Jr. and Cleota Henry in Alton, Illinois, on May 25, 1926. There were also two other children, an older sister and a ...

PBS - JAZZ A Film By Ken Burns: Selected Artist Biography - Miles ...


An original, lyrical soloist and a demanding group leader, Miles Davis was the most consistently innovative musician in jazz from the late 1940s through the ...

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Miles Dewey Davis III was born May 25, 1926, in Alton, Illinois, the second of three children in a prosperous family. His mother, Cleota, played the violin and ...

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Q: How would I start a essay based on Miles Davis ( a BIOGRAPHY)
A: Start by listening to some Miles, so you know something about his music. He had several distinct stylistic periods. Try to listen to some music from each of the... Read More »
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Q: Where was miles davis from?
A: He was born in Alton, Illinios in 1927. He moved to East St. Louis in 1927. He grew up in St. Louis and that is generally where he is said to be "from". Read More »
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