Mozart is great for babies, but what about Miles Davis? [Note: This child does not belong to Robin Hilton.] Joe Klamar/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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All Songs +1: What's The First Song A Newborn Should Hear?

Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton discuss the best way to introduce your young one to the world of music.

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Songs We Love: Miles Davis Quintet, 'Gingerbread Boy' (Live At Newport)

Hear a newly unearthed recording of the Miles Davis Quintet from the 1967 Newport Jazz Festival.

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Wynton Marsalis leads a group of musicians through upper Manhattan's Riverside Church for the New Orleans-style funeral of vibraphonist Lionel Hampton in 2002. Doug Kanter/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Music

How A Stressful Night For Miles Davis Spawned Two Classic Albums

On Feb. 12, 1964 a high-stakes gig and some backstage tension led to a singular performance caught on tape.

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