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Live at the 1963 Monterey jazz festival

Miles Davis (performer), George Coleman (performer), Herbie Hancock (performer)
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Title
Live at the 1963 Monterey jazz festival
Performer
Miles Davis 1926-1991 George Coleman Herbie Hancock Ron Carter Tony Williams 1945-1997
Publisher
MJF, 2007
1 cd
Playing time
00:52:07
EAN
0888072303102
CDR
JE28041

About Miles Davis

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Miles Dewey Davis III (May 26, 1926 – September 28, 1991) was an American trumpeter, bandleader, and composer. He is among the most influential and acclaimed figures in the history of jazz and 20th-century music. Davis adopted a variety of musical directions in a five-decade career that kept him at the forefront of many major stylistic developments in jazz.

Born in Alton, Illinois, and raised in East St. Louis, Davis left to study at Juilliard in New York City, before dropping out and making his professional debut as a member of saxophonist Charlie Parker's bebop quintet from 1944 to 1948. Shortly after, he recorded the Birth of the Cool sessions for Capitol Records, which were instrumental to the development of cool jazz. In the early 1950s, Miles Davis recorded some of the earliest hard bop music while on Prestige Records but did so haphazardly due to a heroin addiction. After a widely acclaimed comeback performance at the Newpo…Read more on Wikipedia

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