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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... Year Film Credited as Role Notes Composer Performer Actor 1958 Elevator to the Gallows Yes Yes — 1972 Imagine Yes Himself Cameo, uncredited 1985 Miami Vice Yes Ivory Jones TV series (1 episode - "Junk Love") 1986 Crime Story Yes Jazz musician Cameo, TV series (1 episode - "The War") 1987 Siesta Yesa Yes — 1988 Scrooged Yes Yes Street musician Cameo 1992 Dingo Yesb Yes Yes Billy Cross One of Davis' last performances on film. ...
... Miles Davis at Peacock Alley is a 1956 album by jazz musician Miles Davis ... It was recorded in a two-part broadcast on KXLW-AM on July 14 and July 21, 1956, from Peacock Alley in the Gaslight Square entertainment district of St ...
... He has since cited Charlie Parker, John Coltrane and Miles Davis as major influences on his youth ... The Jazz Messengers, together with Miles Davis' group, were one of the main proving grounds for young up-and-coming jazz musicians, experimentally edgy and musically stretching, and both were ... had also taking up the invitation to join Miles Davis band on electric keyboards ...
... Miles Davis and Horns is an album by jazz trumpeter Miles Davis, released in 1956. ...
... 1945 – Miles Davis First Miles (Savoy) 1946 – Don Byas 1946 (Classics) 1949 – J ... Roost, 1950–54) 1951 – Illinois Jacquet Jazz Moods (Verve) 1953 – Miles Davis Miles Davis with Horns (Prestige/OJC) 1955 – Billie Holiday Lady Sings the Blues (Verve ...
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