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  • From smoky clubs in New York to concert halls in Paris, photographer Herman Leonard created iconic portraits of jazz masters such as Miles Davis and Ella Fitgerald.

    Herman Leonard's Jazz Masters

  • George Wein, whose storied Newport and New York Jazz festivals rose again via a new sponsor, CareFusion, has told me that he pines for the days when mainstream "giants," such as Miles Davis, "walked the earth."

    Downtown, a Durable Vision of Jazz

  • He also shot other jazz greats such as Miles Davis and Thelonious Monk.

    The Guardian World News

  • By the time he was 10, he was developing his own style, and soaking up the music of jazz and R&B artists such as Miles Davis, Ray Charles,

    The Guardian World News

  • His unique and recognisable style, puffy cheeks and the jaunty angle with which he held the trumpet, endeared himself to millions and inspired a generation of stars such as Miles Davis,

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Gillespie was a highly gifted, complex player, often prone to improvisation and was a huge influence on future trumpeters such as Miles Davis and Fats Navarro.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • For research, he chooses listens to jazz, such as Miles Davis and Jaco Pastorius.

    CNN.com

  • Garrett has performed and recorded with many jazz greats such as Miles Davis, Art Blakey,

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  • Back when gas was twenty-five cents, Hawaii and Alaska became states, and Fidel Castro came to power, would-be classic records such as Miles Davis 'Kind Of Blue and Sketches Of Spain, Dave Brubeck's Time Out, and Charles Mingus' Mingus Ah Um hit the marketplace as jazz's reinvention experienced some of its greatest popularity in the U.S. as well as internationally.

    Mike Ragogna: Thank God It's Thursday: Miles Davis, The Dave Brubeck Quartet, Charles Mingus, Tito Puente and Babatunde Olatunji

  • In jail, even when he'd been allowed access to a Discman or cassette player, which wasn't that much of the time, even a perfect recorded performance such as Miles Davis's remastered "Kind of Blue" had been no substitute for a live performance with its ebb and flow of tidal forces, like a well-played baseball game gone deep into extra innings, now all lethargy and distance, transformed in an instant into a blur of motion and purposefulness, and with its cocaine glow of unlimited, interlocked, immortal energy.

    Hardcase

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