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Miles Davis
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More music from the 60s as we continue our 100 years of jazz on record retrospective - and today, Miles Davis' second great quintet.

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Miles Davis' so-called '2nd Great Quintet' was perhaps one of the most defining jazz groups of the 60s. Together with Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter and Tony Williams, Miles was again pushing jazz in new directions. On this episode, we'll hear from their first studio album together - the 1965 release E.S.P.

Also on Jazztrack: classic recordings from Roland Kirk, Andrew Hill and Keith Jarrett plus Cannonball Adderley and his quintet recorded by Dutch radio in 1960 and a new album by Catherine Russell.

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Apr 8, 2017. 5:00pm - 6:50pm
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Miles Dewey Davis III (May 26, 1926 - September 28, 1991) was an American jazz musician, trumpeter, bandleader, and composer. Widely considered one of the most influential and innovative musicians of the 20th century, Miles Davis was, together with his musical groups, at the forefront of several major developments in jazz music, including bebop, cool jazz, hard bop, modal jazz, post-bop and jazz...

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