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Milestones: The Music and Times of Miles Davis

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Publisher Comments:

This invaluable biography of trumpeter and jazz-bebop-fusion innovator Miles Davis (1926–1991) includes a substantial new introduction that for the first time details Daviss turbulent last decade; the drawing and painting that became an additional creative outlet; the musical lows of his final “Freaky Deaky” years; the family warfare that has erupted over his last will and testament; and—in a long-awaited exposé—the truth behind Daviss so-called Autobiography, the book that “borrowed” gigantic portions from Milestones and passed them off as Daviss. Jack Chambers breaks his silence to discuss the extent of the “borrowing” and who was responsible. Here is the last word on the music and controversial life of Miles Davis.

Synopsis:

This invaluable biography of trumpeter and jazz-bebop-fusion innovator Miles Davis (1926–1991) includes a substantial new introduction that for the first time details Daviss turbulent last decade; th

Synopsis:

In this "lucid, objective account of (Davis's) musical development, Chambers masterfully reconstructs the sounds and events in Davis's life" ("Down Beat"). 40 photos.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [381]-390) and index.

About the Author

Jack Chambers, the author of several books, lives in Canada, where he is professor of linguistics at the University of Toronto.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780306808494
Introduction:
Chambers, Jack
Author:
Chambers, Jack
Introduction by:
Chambers, Jack
Introduction:
Chambers, Jack
Author:
Chambers, Jack
Author:
Chambers, J. K.
Publisher:
Da Capo Press
Location:
New York :
Subject:
People of Color
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Jazz
Subject:
Musical Instruments - Brass
Subject:
Composers & Musicians - Jazz
Subject:
Davis, miles, 1926-1991
Subject:
Jazz musicians
Subject:
Jazz musicians -- United States -- Biography.
Subject:
Genres & Styles - Jazz
Subject:
cultural heritage
Subject:
General Music
Subject:
Jazz musicians -- United States.
Subject:
Davis, Miles
Subject:
Biography-Composers and Musicians
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
19980831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
838
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 40.5 oz

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This invaluable biography of trumpeter and jazz-bebop-fusion innovator Miles Davis (1926–1991) includes a substantial new introduction that for the first time details Daviss turbulent last decade; th
"Synopsis" by , In this "lucid, objective account of (Davis's) musical development, Chambers masterfully reconstructs the sounds and events in Davis's life" ("Down Beat"). 40 photos.
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