Miles - Chapters 1, 2, 3 and 4 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 1, 2, 3 and 4 Summary and Analysis

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 fifty 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' father is a dentist and the recipient of degrees from three colleges. Miles' mother...

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