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In this clip, “Herbie [Hancock] is asked to play a piece on the Rhodes that symbolizes Miles Davis.” At the clip’s end, Hancock explains that no single piece could ever sum Miles Davis up. It is gorgeous all the same. Herbie Hancock on Miles Davis

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Check out this 2012 interview with the extraordinary John McLaughlin, conducted backstage at the Alfa Jazz Festival in Lviv, Ukraine. In it, John talks about Miles Davis and the recordings that changed his life. John McLaughlin on Miles Davis and the recording(s) that changed his life

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For all the many volumes written on the subject of Miles Davis, nobody could explain the man better than he could explain himself. Here, he does just that. MILES DAVIS IN HIS OWN WORDS

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In this audio clip from the ‘I’d Hit That’ podcast, drummer Cindy Blackman Santana shares some of her favorite Miles Davis stories. Cindy Blackman Santana tells some Miles Davis Stories - "I'd Hit That" 2012

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An iconic photo of a young man and his horn. Miles Davis, NYC, 1949. Photograph by Herman Leonard.
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In 1958, Miles Davis composed the gorgeous, mournful score for director Louis Malle’s feature-film debut, ‘Elevator to the Gallows’ (available on the 1958 album, ‘Jazz Track’). Here, Miles is pictured with the film’s legendary star, Jeanne Moreau.
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In this inspiring clip, Miles Davis and a number of his collaborators and associates -- Keith Jarrett, George Benson, Dizzy Gillespie, Herbie Hancock and Tony Williams -- talk about the music and the ideas and feelings that motivated it. TALKING MILES DAVIS.mpg

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The word “genius” is thrown around too much these days, but when it comes to Miles Davis and Stevie Wonder, it frankly can’t be thrown around enough.
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Arsenio Hall’s talk show was quite the hit in 1989. Known for his indomitable poise, you’ll find Arsenio in his 1989 interview with Miles Davis to be somewhat nervous and star struck in the presence of the artist who defined cool. Watch Arsenio and Miles discuss jazz music, Miles’ legacy and more below. Miles on Arsenio 1989
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