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2 edition of Miles Davis. found in the catalog.

Miles Davis.

Michael James

Miles Davis.

by Michael James

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Published by Cassell .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesKings of jazz seriesno.9
The Physical Object
Pagination90p.,ill.,19cm
Number of Pages90
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18734459M

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  A member of the Charlie Parker Quintet at the time, Davis made his first recording as a bandleader in with the Miles Davis Sextet. Between and Born: For more than forty years Miles Davis has been in the front rank of American music. Universally acclaimed as a musical genius, Miles is one of the most important and influential musicians in the world. The subject of several biographies, now Miles speaks out himself about his extraordinary : The Autobiography, like Miles himself, holds nothing back/5(7).


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