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What Does Genius Look Like?

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Miles Davis during a studio recording session, October 1959. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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6 Miles Davis Albums That Changed Music

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Herbie Hancock: 'On A Path To Find My Own Answer'

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Detail from the cover of Miles Davis' Four & More. The album was one of two gleaned from a 1964 concert at Philharmonic Hall in New York. Album cover hide caption

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How A Stressful Night For Miles Davis Spawned Two Classic Albums

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Miles Davis' Great, Often Bizarre 1967 Quintet

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Richard Williams contends that Miles Davis' Kind of Blue defined a new template for jazz -- and all music to come. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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The Enduring Legacy Of 'Kind Of Blue'

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Miles Davis: Miles' Styles

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