Happy Birthday Miles Davis!
May 26, 1926
American Jazz Trumpeter, Bandleader, & Composer
(1926 - 1991)
music and life are all about style.”
“Do not fear
There are none.”
you have to play a
to be able to play like
yourself” "Music is as much about the silence
as it is about the notes.
Without silence, music is just noise."
"If you understood everything I say,
“A legend is an old man with a cane
known for what he used to do.
I'm still doing it.”
"I know what I've done for music,
but don't call me a legend.
Just call me Miles Davis."
Miles Davis & John Coltrane 1958
Preforming: So What
Miles Davis Live in Montreal 1985
Performing: Human Nature
Harlem Sites Associated with Miles Davis:
Miles Davis Birthday Celebration
Friday, May 30 through Saturday, May 31
288 Lenox Avenue
near 125th Street
206 West 118th Street
near St Nicholas Avenue
253 W 125th Street
between 7th and Lenox Avenues