Miles Davis: The Definitive Biography

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HarperCollins, 1999 - 660 sÝ­ur
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This revised edition of Ian Carr's biography of Miles Davis throws new light on his life and career from the early days in New York, with Charlie Parker, to his Birth of the Cool band, through his drug addiction in the early 1950s, and the years of extraordinary achievements during which he signed with Columbia, and drew to his band such unequalled talents as John Coltrane, Bill Evans, Wynton Kelly and Cannonball Adderly.

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Miles Davis: The Definitive Biography

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Carr has not merely updated but substantially overhauled and enhanced his earlier life story of musician Miles Davis (Miles Davis: A Biography, LJ 9/1/82), already a fine biography. This new work ... Read full review

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Ian Carr was born in Scotland, brought up in the north of England and educated at Kings College, Newcastle upon Tyne. He became a professional musician, playing trumpet, flugel horn and keyboards, and has made numerous recordings. He has made many broadcasts for jazz programmes for BBC Radio 3 and has written for the BBC Music Magazine since its inception in 1992. Ian Carr is the author of Music Outside (1973) and Keith Jarrett, the Man and his Music (1991).

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