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Miles: The Autobiography, like the man himself, holds nothing back. He talks about his battles against drugs and racism, and discusses the many women in his life. But above all, Miles talks about music and musicians, including the legends he has played with over the years: Bird, Dizzy, Monk, Trane, Mingus and many others. The man who has given us the most exciting music of recent times has now given us a fascinating and compelling insight into his extraordinary life.
Reference to life of Miles Davis and how he influenced music across many genres.
Ishmael Reed Superior jazz writing that ranks with that of the best practitioners of the art Clive Davis President, Arista Records [Miles] was and is the master, and his book is must reading for any student or fan of music. "The Atlantic" With "Miles, " Davis proves to be his own most perceptive critic. "Vanity Fair" Scorching "San Francisco Chronicle" This is not just any book. As with everything else he has done, Davis's work as writer is likely to raise controversy. The book could well be subtitled "Miles Tells All" for this volume is crammed with juicy gossip about most of the key figures in modern jazz.
ISBN: 9780330313827 ISBN-10: 0330313827 Series: Picador Bks. Audience:
Number Of Pages: 432 Published: 30th January 1991 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Country of Publication: AU Dimensions (cm): 19.9 x 13.9
Weight (kg): 0.34
Edition Number: 1