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Miles, the autobiography

Miles Davis

Miles, the autobiography

by Miles Davis

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Published by Simon and Schuster in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Davis, Miles,
  • Jazz musicians -- United States -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMiles Davis with Quincy Troupe.
    GenreBiography
    ContributionsTroupe, Quincy.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML419.D39 A3 1990
    The Physical Object
    Pagination441 p., [32] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages441
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23247148M
    ISBN 100671725823
    LC Control Number90037501

    Dr. Myles Munroe was a father, pastor, preacher, teacher, best-selling author and motivational speaker who traveled round the world pulling a crowd of about , people annually including government leaders, business men and women, students and church congregations in the past forty years. Myles Munroe was the founder of the Bahamas Faith Ministries International . Get this from a library! Miles: the autobiography. [Miles Davis; Quincy Troupe] -- Miles discusses his life and music from playing trumpet in high school to the new instruments and sounds from the Caribbean.

    Biography Early life and education. Born Myles Egbert Munroe in in Nassau, Bahamas, Munroe grew up poor in a family of eleven in the Nassau constituency of Bain Town, he was a lifelong resident of the became a Christian during his teenage years, later attending Oral Roberts University (ORU) where he received his Bachelor Born: 20 April , Grand Bahama, Bahamas. Miles: The Autobiography, like the man himself, holds nothing back. He talks about his battles against drugs and racism, and discusses the many women in his life. But above all, Miles talks about music and musicians, including the legends he has played with over the years: Bird, Dizzy, Monk, Trane, Mingus and many others. The man who has given us 4/5(1).

      Miles himself was an accomplished writer and a few articles he wrote are reprinted. The book starts off with a complete chronology from birth to death and ends with the eulogy delivered by the author's father and a never-before assembled race record. Miles second-place finish at the Le Mans was mired in : Enthusiast Books. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Miles: The Autobiography by Miles Davis and Quincy Troupe (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!5/5(2).


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Miles: The Autobiography, like Miles himself, holds nothing back. He speaks frankly and openly about his drug problem and how he overcame it.

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Miles: The Autobiography, like Miles himself, holds nothing back. The man who gave us some of the most exciting music of the twentieth century here gives us a compelling and fascinating autobiography, featuring a concise discography and thirty-two pages of photographs.

In Miles Davis' autobiography Miles tells everything in an open and honest manner, maybe to some degree too open and honest, some of his information in this book makes other musicians look bad.

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The Autobiography MILES DAVIS with Quincy Troupe. MILES. A TOUCHSTONE BOOK Published by Simon & Schuster New York, London, Toronto, Sidney, Tokyo, Singapore Miles Dewey Davis I, owned.

My grandfather was a book-keeper, so good at what he did he did it for white people and made a whole lot of money.

He bought five hundred acres of land in. Ken Miles is a biography of the subject. It follows his life from the early days in England to his tragic death at Riverside Raceway in The book format is somewhat different from others.

It is essentially a scrapbook. More than photographs are included. Many are from private collections and have never before been published/5(29). Miles: The Autobiography Two Decades Later article by Victor L.

Schermer, published on Septem at All About Jazz. Find more Opinion articles. Miles: The Autobiography, like Miles himself, holds nothing back.

For the first time Miles talks about his five-year silence. For the first time Miles talks about his five-year silence. He speaks /5(7). Miles: The Autobiography, like Miles himself, holds nothing back. For the first time Miles talks about his five-year silence. For the first time Miles talks about his five-year silence.

He speaks frankly and openly about his drug problem and how he overcame it/5(K). Miles Davis' autobiography, which was written in collaboration with Quincy Troupe and published in (two years before Miles' death), is a brilliant and uncompromising account of the life of this hugely important musician, providing a detailed account of his near year music career, and of his views on politics, race, drugs and women /5().

Miles, the autobiography. [Miles Davis; Quincy Troupe] -- Universally acclaimed as a musical genius, Miles Davis was one of the most important and influential musicians in the world. Here, Miles speaks out about his life, friends, drugs, racism and music in.

But above all, Miles talks about music and musicians, including the legends he has played with over the years: Bird, Dizzy, Monk, Trane, Mingus, and many others. The man who gave us some of the most exciting music of the twentieth century here gives us a compelling and fascinating autobiography, featuring a concise discography and thirty-two Book Edition: Reissue.

MILES: THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY by Davis, Miles; Troupe, Quincy and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Autobiography, like Miles himself, holds nothing back. For the first time Miles talks about his Simply stated, Miles Davis was, as this book constantly reminds us, full of fallibility and foibles: drug trouble, merry-go-round relationships with all types of women, racial bias, and sheer anger, as.

Miles: The Autobiography, like Miles himself, holds nothing back. For the first time Miles talks about his five-year silence, he speaks frankly and openly about his drug problem and how he overcame it, he condemns the racism he encountered in the music business and in American society in general, and he discusses the women in his life/5(16).

Miles wrote a brutally honest autobiography. You see the man's faults, as well as the tremendous drive that made him one of the most renowned Jazz greats of the 20th century. The book answers some of the questions that made Miles such an enigma, such as: why did he famously turn his back on audiences on stage.

Biography Born: Died: Septem Over six full decades, from his arrival on the national scene in until his death inMiles Davis made music that grew from an uncanny talent to hear the future and a headstrong desire to play it.

Miles: The Autobiography, like the man himself, holds nothing back. He talks about his battles against drugs and racism, and discusses the many women in his life. But above all, Miles talks about music and musicians, including the legends he has played with over the years: Bird, Dizzy, Monk, Trane, Mingus and many others.Miles Tells All.

In this book, Miles talks about his life from his earliest memories until the yearwhich means that it covers 63 years of the life of /5(5).Find books like Miles: The Autobiography from the world’s largest community of readers.

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