Miles Dewey Davis III (May 26, 1926 – September 28, 1991) was an American jazz musician, 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.
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“A legend is an old man with a cane known for what he used to do. Im still doing it.”
—Miles Davis (19261991)
“Men insist that they dont mind women succeeding so long as they retain their femininity. Yet the qualities that men consider feminineMtimidity, submissiveness, obedience, silliness, and self-debasementare the very qualities best guaranteed to assure the defeat of even the most gifted aspirant.”
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—Robert Frost (18741963)