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Miles Davis

(1926—1991) American jazz trumpeter, composer, and bandleader

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Agharta (Miles Davis album)

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This was recorded live at Osaka Festival Hall, Osaka, Japan on 1 February 1975.Often derided or misunderstood during the time of their original release, Miles Davis’ numerous releases...

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Amandla (Miles Davis album)

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With the release of what turned out to be his final ‘band’ album in 1989, Miles Davis had once again arrived at a new sound. And while the music on ...

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At Carnegie Hall (Miles Davis album)

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The familiar introduction of ‘So What’ (albeit a lot faster than the studio take) opens this concert, suddenly interrupted by a distorted shriek of top end trumpet warning the microphones...

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At Fillmore: Live At Fillmore East (Miles Davis album)

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At Fillmore: Live At Fillmore East recorded 17-20 June 1970 is the second release to document Miles’ live presentation of Bitches Brew. Broken up into four parts, it shows the...

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Bags' Groove (Miles Davis album)

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Bags’ Groove is essentially drawn from a June 1954 session reuniting Miles with his ‘Walkin’’ rhythm team and old cohort Sonny Rollins. In addition to two fine takes of...

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Ballads & Blues (Miles Davis album)

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Compiled from Davis’ famous Birth Of The Cool recording sessions, as well as three mid-50s Blue Note sessions and the 1958 Somethin’ Else session with Cannonball Adderley, Ballads & Blues ....

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Ballads (Miles Davis album)

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This album was assembled by drawing from three of Davis’ early 60s releases, Seven Steps To Heaven, Quiet Nights, andIn Person Friday Night At The Blackhawk Volume One. By design ...

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Birth Of The Cool (Miles Davis album)

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Although this album is credited to Miles Davis, the importance of Gerry Mulligan’s playing and, especially, his stellar compositions ‘Jeru’, ‘Rocker’ and the gorgeous ‘Venus De Milo’, make...

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Bitches Brew (Miles Davis album)

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A thoroughly unsaintly concoction of jazz experimentation and rock psychedelia, Bitches Brew took the loose, exploratory, collective improvisation and rock beat approach that Miles Davis...

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Black Beauty: Miles Davis At Fillmore West (Miles Davis album)

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Black Beauty is the initial live document of Miles Davis’ electric music built out of blues, free jazz, and post-modern musical thought. The mood is one of controlled chaos,...

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