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6 Miles Davis Albums That Changed Music

The jazz musician said he "changed music five or six times." Well, did he really? We check the claim with Sean Jones of the Berklee College of Music, digging into Miles' archives with ears wide open.

SanaciĆ³n Nicola Cruz
Night Behind the Stars The Six Parts Seven
Working and Praying and Living and Dying
Peter and Jack El Ten Eleven
Cedar Shed

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6 Miles Davis Albums That Changed Music

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