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Jazz 100 - Miles Davis 28 Jun 2017

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His constant forging ahead into new territories makes Miles one of the few figures who can be said to have changed jazz forever - repeatedly. As a trumpeter, he created a signature sound that moved with him literally from bebop to hip hop, through cool lyricism to electronic abstraction to pop song interpretations; and as a bandleader he remains a talent-spotter without parallel.

Richard Ingham re-creates Birth of the Cool at this year's Festival. Read more about the show here!

Watch one of Miles Davis' last live performances!

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