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Miles Davis

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26 May 1926 — 28 Sep 1991
United States United States

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Person Miles Davis

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Miles Davis (Miles Dewey Davis III, Alton, Illinois, May 26, 1926 – Santa Monica, California, September 28, 1991) was an American trumpeter, bandleader and composer.
Widely considered one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century, Miles Davis was, with his musical groups, at the forefront of several major developments in jazz music, including bebop, cool jazz, hard bop, modal jazz, and jazz fusion. Many well-known musicians rose to prominence as members of Davis' ensembles, including saxophonists Gerry Mulligan, John Coltrane, Cannonball Adderley, George Coleman, Wayne Shorter, Dave Liebman, Branford Marsalis and Kenny Garrett; trombonist J. J. Johnson; pianists Horace Silver, Red Garland, Wynton Kelly, Bill Evans, Herbie Hancock, Joe Zawinul, Chick Corea, and Keith Jarrett; guitarists John McLaughlin, John Scofield and Mike Stern; bassists Paul Chambers, Ron Carter, Dave Holland, Marcus Miller and Darryl Jones, ; and drummers Philly Joe Jones, Tony Williams, Billy Cobham, Jack DeJohnette, and Al Foster.
Miles Davis was born on May 26, 1926, to a relatively affluent family in Alton, Illinois. His father, Dr. Miles Henry Davis, was a dentist. In 1927 the family moved to East St. Louis, Illinois. They also owned a substantial ranch in northern Arkansas, where Davis learned to ride horses as a boy.

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Discography

Studio Album

1951
Album has 1 releases
1951
Album has 2 releases
1952
Album has 1 releases
1952
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1953
Album has 3 releases
1954
Album has 5 releases
1955
Album has 4 releases
1955
Album has 8 releases
1955
Album has 6 releases
1956
Album has 12 releases
1956
Album has 14 releases
1957
Album has 13 releases
1957
Album has 6 releases
1957
Album has 3 releases
1957
Album has 16 releases
1957
Album has 14 releases
1958
Album has 43 releases
1959
Album has 30 releases
1962
Album has 7 releases
1963
Album has 8 releases
1964
Album has 8 releases
1966
Album has 10 releases
1967
Album has 8 releases
1967
Album has 11 releases
1969
Album has 9 releases
1969
Album has 13 releases
1969
Album has 28 releases
1971
Album has 11 releases
1973
Album has 5 releases
1973
Album has 5 releases
1976
Album has 3 releases
1980
Album has 6 releases
1982
Album has 3 releases
1983
Album has 4 releases
1984
Album has 7 releases
1985
Album has 9 releases
1988
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1989
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1991
Album has 4 releases
1993
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2000
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2000
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2000
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2002
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2015
Album has 4 releases

Single

1949
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EP

1956
Album has 1 releases