Miles Davis

Miles Davis
1926 - 1991
Miles Davis  American Trumpeter

Miles Davis dating history


Miles Davis was previously married to Cicely Tyson (1981 - 1988), Betty Davis (1968 - 1969) and Frances Taylor (1958 - 1968).

Miles Davis was in relationships with Jeanne Moreau (1957) and Juliette Gréco (1949).

Miles Davis had encounters with Devon Wilson, Mitch Miller, Billy Eckstine and Shirley Horn.


American Trumpeter Miles Davis was born Miles Dewey Davis III on 26th May, 1926 in Alton, Illinois, USA and passed away on 28th Sep 1991 Santa Monica, California, USA aged 65. He is most remembered for Jazz trumpeter. His zodiac sign is Gemini.

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Relationship Statistics

Married3 18 years 10 years, 4 months 3 years
Dating2 74 years 37 years, 1 month 2 months, 1 day
Encounter4 - - -
Total9 74 years 11 years, 8 months 2 months, 1 day


First Name Miles
Last Name Davis
Full Name at Birth Miles Dewey Davis III
Alternative Name The Prince of Darkness
Age 65 (age at death) years
Birthday 26th May, 1926
Birthplace Alton, Illinois, USA
Died 28th September, 1991
Place of Death Santa Monica, California, USA
Cause of Death Pneumonia, respiratory failure, stroke
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, producer, actor
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, 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, Electric Organ
Record Label Capitol Jazz/EMI, Columbia/CBS, Warner Bros. Dial Records, Birdland, Warner Bros., Dial Records, Capitol, Prestige, Columbia, Fontana
Associated Acts Billy Eckstine, Charlie Parker, Gerry Mulligan, Gil Evans, Miles Davis Quintet, Clark Terry, John Coltrane, Red Garland, Paul Chambers, Philly Joe Jones, Sonny Rollins, Bill Evans, Ron Carter, Herbie Hancock, Tony Williams, Wayne Shorter, John McLaughlin, Dizzy Gillespie, Max Roach, Joe Zawinul, Airto Moreira, Charles Mingus, Thelonious Monk, Milt Jackson, Bud Powell, Horace Silver, Sonny Stitt, Prince
Official Websites,,
Family Member Cheryl Davis (daughter), Gregory Davis (son), Miles Davis IV (son), Erin Davis (son)

Miles Dewey Davis III (May 26, 1926 – September 28, 1991) was an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, and composer. He is among the most influential and acclaimed figures in the history of jazz and 20th-century music. Davis adopted a variety of musical directions in a five-decade career that kept him at the forefront of many major stylistic developments in jazz.

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Miles Davis65 GeminiTrumpeter
Cicely Tyson96 SagittariusActress
Betty Davis76 LeoSinger
Frances Taylor- VirgoActress
Jeanne Moreau89 AquariusActress
Juliette Gréco93 AquariusActress
Devon Wilson27 LibraPersonality
Mitch Miller99 CancerConductor
Billy Eckstine78 CancerVocalist
Shirley Horn71 TaurusVocalist


Zucchero: Dune Mosse2000Miles DavisMusic Video
Dingo1991Billy CrossMovie
Scrooged1988Street MusiciansMovie
On the Edge1987OzzieTV Movie
Miles Davis: Tutu (Version 2)1986Miles DavisMusic Video
Artists United Against Apartheid: Sun City1985Miles DavisMusic Video
Miami Vice1984Ivory JonesTV Show


Posted commentsView all comments (3)

RoelMay 5, 2011

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

omarsclubomarsclubFeb 17, 2011

musical legend

filmzillafilmzillaDec 4, 2007

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

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