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Author: Vincent Bessières; Franck Bergerot; Cité de la musique (Paris, France); Montreal Museum of Fine Arts.
Publisher: New York : Skira Rizzoli, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The archetypal jazzman, Miles Davis was considered the twentieth-century incarnation of cool, both in his attitude and in his playing. He established himself as one of the greatest innovators in jazz, a genre he never stopped confronting and departmentalizing through various aesthetic revolutions.
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Genre/Form: Exhibitions
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Named Person: Miles Davis; Miles Davis; Miles Davis
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vincent Bessières; Franck Bergerot; Cité de la musique (Paris, France); Montreal Museum of Fine Arts.
ISBN: 9780847835287 0847835286
OCLC Number: 619162757
Notes: "This exhibition was initiated and organized by the Cité de la Musique, Paris, with the support of Miles Davis Properties, LLC, in association with the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. Musee de la Musique, Paris, October 16, 2009 to January 17, 2010; The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, April 30 to August 29, 2010"--Page [4].
Statement of responsibility from p. [4] of cover.
Description: 223 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: 1926-1948. From St. Louis to Fifty-Second Street in search of Bird --
1948-1955. Out of the cool invention and self-loathing --
1955-1959. Miles ahead in the studio for Columbia --
1960-1967. Miles smiles controlled freedom --
1968-1971. Electric Miles rock distortion --
1971-1979. On the corner funk beat --
1980-1991. Star people global icon.
Responsibility: [edited by Vincent Bessières ; text by Franck Bergerot ; with contributions by George Avakian [and others]].

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Musee de la Musique, Paris, Oct. 16-2009 to Jan. 17, 2010, The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, April 30 to Aug. 29, 2010.  Read more...

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"However, the images comprise the main attraction here. Included are nearly every iconic image of the trumpeter--from Don Hunstein's photos of Miles in the studio recording 'Kind of Blue' to Irving Read more...

 
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