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So what : the life of Miles Davis

Author: John F Szwed
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Based on interviews with family and friends, this account of the jazz great's life reveals the influence of Miles Davis' life on his work as well as the musician's persistent desire to re-invent himself.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Szwed, John F., 1936-
So what.
New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2002
(OCoLC)639421759
Named Person: Miles Davis; Miles Davis; Miles Davis; Miles Davis
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John F Szwed
ISBN: 0684859823 9780684859828 0434007595 9780434007592 0684859831 9780684859835
OCLC Number: 50123549
Description: 488 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Machine derived contents note: Table of contents for So what : the life of Miles Davis / John Szwed. --
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Contents --
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Chapter One --
Chapter Two --
Chapter Three --
Chapter Four --
Chapter Five --
Interlude --
Chapter Six --
Chapter Seven --
Chapter Eight --
Chapter Nine --
Chapter Ten --
Chapter Eleven --
Coda --
Notes --
Acknowledgments --
Selected Miles Davis Discography --
Index --
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Davis, Miles, Jazz musicians United States Biography.
Responsibility: John Szwed.
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Duke Ellington calls Miles Davis the Picasso of jazz, and like Picasso, Miles was completely devoted to his art, willing to do whatever was necessary to stay ahead of everyone else. Carefully  Read more...

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Eric Nisenson Down Beat No writer has portrayed the complexity of Davis the man and the connection between that complexity and the music he played as well as Szwed does. Entertainment Weekly Read more...

 
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