Miles Davis (jazz trumpeter, bandleader, songwriter)

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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, together 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.

In 2006, Davis was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, which recognized him as "one of the key figures in the history of jazz". In 2008, his 1959 album Kind of Blue received its fourth platinum certification from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), for shipments of at least four million copies in the United States. On December 15, 2009, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a symbolic resolution recognizing and commemorating the album Kind of Blue on its 50th anniversary, "honoring the masterpiece and reaffirming jazz as a national treasure".

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Album

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1951 Blue Period Miles Davis 1
1951 Dig Miles Davis feat. Sonny Rollins 7
1952 Young Man with a Horn Miles Davis 2
1954 Blue Haze Miles Davis 4 6
1954 Walkin' Miles Davis 5
1955 Blue Moods Miles Davis 4
1955 Miles Davis and Milt Jackson Quintet/Sextet Miles Davis 6
1955 The Musings of Miles Miles Davis 4
1956 Miles Miles Davis 1
1956 Collectors' Items Miles Davis 4
1956 Miles Davis and Horns Miles Davis 6
1957 ’Round About Midnight Miles Davis 5 10
1957 Bags' Groove Miles Davis 9
1957 Miles Ahead Miles Davis 7
1958 Milestones Miles Davis 8
1958 Porgy and Bess Miles Davis 3 11
1959 Miles Davis and the Modern Jazz Giants Miles Davis 7
1959 Kind of Blue Miles Davis 4.55 34
1960 Sketches of Spain Miles Davis 3 18
1963 Quiet Nights Miles Davis 7
1963 Seven Steps to Heaven Miles Davis 4
1965 E.S.P. Miles Davis 4
1967 Odyssey! Miles Davis 1
1967 Sorcerer Miles Davis 5
1968 Miles in the Sky Miles Davis 5
1968 Nefertiti Miles Davis 7
1969 Filles de Kilimanjaro Miles Davis 6
1969 In a Silent Way Miles Davis 6
1970 Bitches Brew Miles Davis 4.75 16
1972 On the Corner Miles Davis 4 7
1974 Big Fun Miles Davis 2
1974 Get Up With It Miles Davis 2
1976 Water Babies Miles Davis 3
1979 1958 Miles Miles Davis 4
1981 Directions: Unreleased Recordings 1960-1970 Miles Davis 3.5 2
1981 The Man with the Horn Miles Davis 5
1983 Star People Miles Davis 2
1984 Decoy Miles Davis 4 3
1985 You're Under Arrest Miles Davis 4
1986 Tutu Miles Davis 5 5
1988 Concierto de Aranjuez Miles Davis & Gil Evans 2
1989 Amandla Miles Davis 3
1989 Aura Miles Davis 1
1990 Nonet 1948 /Jam 1949 Miles Davis 1
1992 Doo-Bop Miles Davis 3
1995 "Miles Ahead" Miles Davis 1
2001 More Cookin' at the Plugged Nickel Miles Davis 1
2005 In Europe Miles Davis 1
2006 The Complete Live Recordings 1948-1955 Miles Davis 1
2007 Original Album Classics ('Round About Midnight / Milestones / '58 Sessions / Porgy & Bess / Miles Ahead) (incomplete) Miles Davis 1

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