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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 musicians of the 20th century, Miles Davis was, with his musical groups, at the forefront of several major developments in jazz music, including bebop, cool jazz, hard bop, modal jazz, and jazz fusion.

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 musicians of the 20th century, Miles Davis was, with his musical groups, at the forefront of several major developments in jazz music, including bebop, cool jazz, hard bop, modal jazz, and jazz fusion.

Jazz great Duke Ellington at the piano- playing one of his songs for jazz band on the piano! So much fun!!

Jazz great Duke Ellington at the piano- playing one of his songs for jazz band on the piano! So much fun!!

Donald Byrd hones his skills on the subway en route to a Manhattan session #trumpet

Donald Byrd hones his skills on the subway en route to a Manhattan session #trumpet

Nina Simone (1933-2003) was a great American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and civil rights activist.

Nina Simone (1933-2003) was a great American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger, and civil rights activist.

documentary about women jazz musicians... a little bit of untold history and a lot of incredible music

documentary about women jazz musicians... a little bit of untold history and a lot of incredible music

Sarah Vaughn | one of the greatest singers to have ever graced this earth! She's so beautiful & talented

Sarah Vaughn | one of the greatest singers to have ever graced this earth! She's so beautiful & talented

Glenn Miller (1904-1944) was an American jazz musician (trombone), arranger, composer, and bandleader in the swing era. He was one of the best-selling recording artists from 1939 to 1943, leading one of the best known "Big Bands". While he was traveling to entertain U.S. troops in France during World War II, Glenn Miller's plane disappeared in bad weather over the English Channel.

Glenn Miller (1904-1944) was an American jazz musician (trombone), arranger, composer, and bandleader in the swing era. He was one of the best-selling recording artists from 1939 to 1943, leading one of the best known "Big Bands". While he was traveling to entertain U.S. troops in France during World War II, Glenn Miller's plane disappeared in bad weather over the English Channel.