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'''Miles Davis''' was a famous [[jazz]] trumpet player. According to Allmusic, “To examine his career is to examine the history of jazz from the mid-'40s to the early '90s, since he was in the thick of almost every important innovation and stylistic development in the music during that period, and he often led the way in those changes, both with his own performances and recordings and by choosing sidemen and collaborators who forged new directions. It can even be argued that jazz stopped evolving when Davis wasn't there to push it forward.”<ref>https://www.allmusic.com/artist/miles-davis-mn0000423829/biography</ref>
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'''Miles Davis''' was a famous [[jazz]] trumpet player. He lived from 1926 to 1991.<ref>https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miles_Davis</ref> According to Allmusic, “To examine his career is to examine the history of jazz from the mid-'40s to the early '90s, since he was in the thick of almost every important innovation and stylistic development in the music during that period, and he often led the way in those changes, both with his own performances and recordings and by choosing sidemen and collaborators who forged new directions. It can even be argued that jazz stopped evolving when Davis wasn't there to push it forward.”<ref>https://www.allmusic.com/artist/miles-davis-mn0000423829/biography</ref>
  
The jazz album ''Kind of Blue'' was recorded by Miles Davis, along with [[John Coltrane]], Cannonball Adderley, Bill Evans and others. <ref>https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kind_of_Blue</ref>
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The jazz album ''Kind of Blue'' was recorded by Miles Davis, along with [[John Coltrane]], Cannonball Adderley, Bill Evans and others.<ref>https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kind_of_Blue</ref>
  
 
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Revision as of 02:56, 9 May 2019

Miles Davis was a famous jazz trumpet player. He lived from 1926 to 1991.[1] According to Allmusic, “To examine his career is to examine the history of jazz from the mid-'40s to the early '90s, since he was in the thick of almost every important innovation and stylistic development in the music during that period, and he often led the way in those changes, both with his own performances and recordings and by choosing sidemen and collaborators who forged new directions. It can even be argued that jazz stopped evolving when Davis wasn't there to push it forward.”[2]

The jazz album Kind of Blue was recorded by Miles Davis, along with John Coltrane, Cannonball Adderley, Bill Evans and others.[3]