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Miles Davis : the complete illustrated history

Author: Sonny Rollins; Bill Cosby; Herbie Hancock; Francis Wolff
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Voyageur Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Here is the illustrated history of Miles Davis, the world's most popular jazz trumpeter, written by an all-star team, including Ashley Kahn, Sonny Rollins, Bill Cosby, Herbie Hancock, George Wein, Francis Davis, Lenny White, Robin D.G. Kelley, and more.
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Genre/Form: Illustrated works
Biographies
Pictorial works
Portraits
Biography
Biography Pictorial works
Named Person: Miles Davis; Miles Davis; Miles Davis; Miles Davis
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sonny Rollins; Bill Cosby; Herbie Hancock; Francis Wolff
ISBN: 9780760342626 0760342628
OCLC Number: 781679674
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 223 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Introduction. Running the voodoo down --
The young artist 1926-1948. Beginnings / by Ashley Kahn ; There was a time / by Clark Terry --
Birth of the cool 1949-1953. Miles in the 1940s and early 1950s / by Sonny Rollins ; Miles and style / by Bill Cosby --
Hard bop 1954-1958. Miles in France / by Vincent Bessières ; Love for sale / by Robin D.G. Kelley --
Kind of blue 1958-1963. Miles, Newport, and the business of jazz / by George Wein --
A new energy 1964-1968. Miles and the 1960s quintet / by Ron Carter and Herbie Hancock ; Miles and the ballads / by Francis Davis --
Bitches brew and beyond 1969-1974. Miles, Tony Williams, and the road to Bitches brew / by Lenny White ; Miles goes acoustic / by Karl Hagstrom Miller --
Hiatus and recovery 1975-1985. Miles and women / by Nalini Jones ; Miles Davis in the ring / by Gerald Early --
Tutu and farewell 1986-1991. Miles in the 1980s / by Greg Tate ; Timing / by Dave Liebman --
Afterword. Miles in the afterlife / by Nate Chinen.
Responsibility: with Sonny Rollins [and others] ; photographs from the archives of Francis Wolff [and others].

Abstract:

Here is the illustrated history of Miles Davis, the world's most popular jazz trumpeter, written by an all-star team, including Ashley Kahn, Sonny Rollins, Bill Cosby, Herbie Hancock, George Wein, Francis Davis, Lenny White, Robin D.G. Kelley, and more.
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