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Remembering Miles on His 80th Birthday

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Remembering Miles on His 80th Birthday

Remembering Miles on His 80th Birthday

Remembering Miles on His 80th Birthday

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'The Miles Davis Quintet'

Hear tunes featured on the Prestige Records three-disc collection:

Ahmad's Blues

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Salt Peanuts

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My Funny Valentine

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Miles Davis takes a break under the marquee of the jazz club Cafe Bohemia in New York City, 1956. Marvin Koner/CORBIS hide caption

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The late music legend Miles Davis would have turned 80 on Friday. Musician David Was of the group Was (Not Was) offers a tribute in honor of the jazzman's birth.

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Album
The Legendary Prestige Quintet Sessions
Artist
Miles Davis
Label
Prestige
Released
2006

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Album
Legendary Prestige Quintet Sessions [Box Set]
Artist
Miles Davis
Label
Prestige
Released
2006

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