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Davis, Miles

Pronunciation: /ˈdeɪvɪs/
(1926–91), American jazz trumpeter, composer, and bandleader; full name Miles Dewey Davis. In the 1950s he played and recorded arrangements in a new style which became known as ‘cooljazz, heard on albums such as Kind of Blue (1959). In the 1960s he pioneered the fusion of jazz and rock.

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