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Jazz Musician of the Day: Miles Davis

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All About Jazz is celebrating Miles Davis' birthday today!

Throughout a professional career lasting 50 years, Miles Davis played the trumpet in a lyrical, introspective, and melodic style, often employing a stemless harmon mute to make his sound more personal and intimate. But if his approach to his instrument was constant, his approach to jazz was dazzlingly protean. To examine his career is to examine the history of jazz from the mid-\'40s to the early \'90s... Read more.

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