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Bandleader Miles Davis

One of the key figures in the history of jazz, Miles Davis was at the forefront of several major developments in jazz music including Bebop, Cool Jazz, Hard Bop & Jazz Fusion..He worked with some of the biggest jazz artists such as John Coltrane, Charlie Parker & Clark Terry and would later form the Miles Davis Quintet that featured Kenny Clarke, Bill Evans, Sonny Stitt, Wayne Shorter, Tony Williams, Ron Carter & Herbie Hancock..Miles Davis is regarded as one of the most innovative, influential and respected figures in the history of jazz.