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Miles Summary
Miles Davis

Everything you need to understand or teach Miles by Miles Davis.

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Miles Summary

Plot Summary

Miles is the autobiography of Miles Davis, one of the greatest jazz musicians of the twentieth century. Miles grows up in a wealthy black family in Illinois where he discovers his love for music. As a young man, Miles moves to New York City where he plunges into the jazz scene by spending time with music greats, Charlie "Bird" Parker and Dizzy Gillespie. Eventually Miles launches his own career and has several bands of his own over forty years of playing the music he loves. Miles Davis is born on 26, 1926, in Alton, Illinois, a town on the Mississippi River north of East St. Louis. He is named Miles Dewey Davis III after his father and grandfather but everyone in the family calls him Junior. Miles is raised in a well-to-do family; his father is a dentist and his mother is a talented pianist. Miles is interested in sports...

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