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Miles Davis

Author: Brian Morton
Publisher: London : Haus Pub., 2005.
Series: Life & times (London, England)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Miles Davis (1926-91) was one of the great jazz musicians, bandleaders and composers. His recordings include several of the most acclaimed and popular jazz albums, from the relaxed style of Birth of the Cool to the orchestral Sketches of Spain and the iconic Kind of Blue. And he never ceased to innovate. As the 1960s moved into the 1970s, he developed a darker, more complex sound and began increasingly to use  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Morton, Brian, 1954-
Miles Davis.
London : Haus Pub., 2005
(OCoLC)639604653
Named Person: Miles Davis; Miles Davis
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Morton
ISBN: 1904341780 9781904341789 1904341799 9781904341796
OCLC Number: 56447097
Description: 170 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Life & times (London, England)
Responsibility: Brian Morton.

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Miles Davis (1926-1991) was one of the great jazz musicians, bandleaders and composers. His output includes several of the most acclaimed and popular jazz albums, from the relaxed style of 'Birth of  Read more...

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"Impressive and exhaustive" Billboard on Brian Morton's Penguin Guide to Jazz on CD"

 
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