Miles Davis

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Noun1.Miles Davis - United States jazz musicianMiles Davis - United States jazz musician; noted for his trumpet style (1926-1991)
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Miles Davis, Miles Smiles, and the Invention of Post Bop
Written by music professor Jeremy Yudkin, Miles Davis, Miles Smiles, and the Invention of Post Bop is a thoughtful exploration of jazz sensation Miles Davis' contribution to music of the mid-1960s, with an especial focus upon the evolution of the new style of "post bop".
The production includes Vega's own compositions--his tribute to Miles Davis, Miles Away; Descarga, which pays homage to Luis "Perico" Ortiz, Johnny Pacheco, Ray Barretto, and the late giants Louie Ramirez, Pete "El Conde" Rodriguez and Hector Lavoe, and Melanie's Dream and The Prayer of Jabez.