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Widely considered as one of the top musicians of the 20th century, Miles Davis (19261991) was a major force in jazz. He was not only a gifted trumpeter and composer, but also an innovator who created a nine-member band called the “nonet,” in which unconventional (in jazz) instruments like French horn and tuba were used.  He also invented a style known as “cool jazz,” characterized by softer and more subdued tempos than traditional jazz rhythms. Come on in and explore the world of Miles Davis: his life, his work and his character.