Miles Davis

Miles Davis
1926 - 1991

Miles Davis  American Trumpeter


Miles Dewey Davis III (May 26, 1926 – September 28, 1991) was an American jazz musician, trumpeter, bandleader, and composer. Widely considered one of the most influential and innovative musicians of the 20th century, Miles Davis was, together w...

Confirmed Relationships7
Longest Relationship18 yrs
Shortest Relationship3 yrs
Average Relationship Length3 yrs
Rumored Relationships1
First Name Miles
Last Name Davis
Full Name at Birth Miles Dewey Davis III
Age 65 (age at death) years
Birthday 25th May, 1926
Birthplace Alton, Illinois, USA
Died 28th September, 1991
Place of Death Santa Monica, California
Cause of Death Pneumonia
Height 5' 6" (168 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Sexuality Straight
Religion Muslim
Ethnicity Black
Nationality American
University Juilliard School
Occupation Text Musician (bandleader, composer, trumpeter).
Occupation Trumpeter
Claim to Fame Jazz trumpeter
Music Genre (Text) Jazz, hard bop, bebop, cool jazz, modal, jazz fusion, jazz-rock, third stream, jazz-funk, jazz rap
Music Genre Jazz, Cool
Year(s) Active 1944–1975, 1980–1991
Music Style Pop/Rock, Jazz-Funk, Bop, Cool, Fusion, Hard Bop, Modal Music, Jazz-Rock, Post-Bop, Jazz Instrument, Trumpet Jazz, Classical
Music Mood Melancholy, Nocturnal, Elegant, Sophisticated, Intimate, Restrained, Manic, Confident, Reserved, Reflective, Lush, Elaborate, Ambitious, Atmospheric, Cerebral, Poignant, Complex, Bright, Cathartic, Rebellious, Stylish
Instrument Trumpet, Composer, Flugelhorn, Leader
Instrument (text) Trumpet, flugelhorn, piano, organ, synthesizer
Record Label Capitol Jazz/EMI, Columbia/CBS, Warner Bros. Dial Records, Birdland, Warner Bros., Dial Records
Associated Acts Billy Eckstine, Charlie Parker, Gerry Mulligan, Gil Evans, Miles Davis Quintet, Clark Terry, John Coltrane
Official Websites
Family Member Cheryl Davis (daughter), Gregory Davis (son), Miles Davis IV (son), Erin Davis (son)
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Miles Davis65 GeminiTrumpeter
Cicely Tyson82 SagittariusActress
Betty Davis70 LeoSinger
Frances Taylor-Actress
Billy Eckstine78 CancerVocalist
Sonny Rollins85 VirgoSaxophone
Shirley Horn71 TaurusVocalist
Devon Wilson27 LibraPersonality
Mitch Miller99 CancerConductor

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RoelMay 5, 2011

died on the day I was born. but what a legend! R.I.P

omarsclubFeb 17, 2011

musical legend

filmzillaDec 4, 2007

forgotten were margarite eskridge and jackie battle. margarite is erin davis` mom, miles` youngest son.

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