Trumpeter

Miles Davis

  • May 26, 1926 - Sep 28, 1991 (age 65)
  • 5' 6" (1.68 m)
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2019
Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool
MovieJan 27, 2019

Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool

Miles Davis: Horn player, …
Miles Davis: Horn player, bandleader, innovator. Miles was a singular force of nature, the very embodiment of cool. The central theme of Miles Davis' life, and of this film is Davis' restless determination to break boundaries and live life on his own terms. This documentary feature explores archival photos and home movies shot by Miles and his colleagues, his manuscripts and Miles' original paintings, to explore the man behind the music. Featuring interviews with some of the most well-known musicians on the planet, including Jimmy Cobb, Lee Konitz, Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Ron Carter, Carlos Santana, The Roots, and Flea of the Red Hot Chili Peppers; the film explores why Miles continues to be a relevant voice in today's world.
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2016
Miles Ahead
AlbumApr 1, 2016

Miles Ahead

Miles Ahead is an album by Miles Davis that was released in …
Miles Ahead is an album by Miles Davis that was released in October 1957 by Columbia Records. It was Davis' first collaboration with arranger Gil Evans following the Birth of the Cool sessions. Along with their subsequent collaborations Porgy and Bess (1959) and Sketches of Spain (1960), Miles Ahead is one of the most famous recordings of Third Stream, a fusion of jazz, European classical, and world musics. Davis played flugelhorn throughout.
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Award2016

Outstanding Jazz Album

Won award for "Miles Davis at Newport 1955–1975: The Bootleg Series Vol. 4".
NAACP Image Award
Nomination2016

Outstanding Jazz Album

Nominated for "Miles Davis at Newport 1955–1975: The Bootleg Series Vol. 4".
NAACP Image Award
2013
Grammy Hall of Fame
Award2013

Grammy Hall of Fame

Won award for "Relaxin' with the Miles Davis Quintet".
2008
Miles Davis, So What
MovieMar 11, 2008

Miles Davis, So What

One of the most innovative jazz musicians ever, the great …
One of the most innovative jazz musicians ever, the great Miles Davis (1926-1991) was both the primary creator of the "cool jazz" school and the link between jazz and rock and roll as the ...
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2000
Grammy Hall of Fame
Award2000

Grammy Hall of Fame

Won award for "In a Silent Way".
1993
Nomination1993

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album

Nominated for "Miles & Quincy Live at Montreux".
Grammy Award
Nomination1993

Best Music Film

Nominated for "Miles and Quincy Live at Montreux".
Grammy Award
1991
Miles Davis
PersonalSeptember 1991

Miles Davis

Miles Davis passed away.
1981
Cicely Tyson
MarriageNovember 1981

Cicely Tyson

Cicely L. Tyson (born December 19, 1924) is an American …
Cicely L. Tyson (born December 19, 1924) is an American actress and former fashion model. In a career spanning more than six decades, she became known for her portrayal of strong African-American women. Tyson is the recipient of three Primetime Emmy Awards, four Black Reel Awards, one Screen Actor Guild Award, one Tony Award and an honorary Academy Award.
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1970
Cicely Tyson
Relationship1970

Cicely Tyson

Cicely L. Tyson (born December 19, 1924) is an American …
Cicely L. Tyson (born December 19, 1924) is an American actress and former fashion model. In a career spanning more than six decades, she became known for her portrayal of strong African-American women. Tyson is the recipient of three Primetime Emmy Awards, four Black Reel Awards, one Screen Actor Guild Award, one Tony Award and an honorary Academy Award.
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