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Miles Davis: Golden Miles

Brian Case, Melody Maker, 19 October 1985

MILES DAVIS has been one of the single most influential figures in the history and development of modern jazz, not only through his playing and composing but because of his extraordinary ability to spot and nurture new talent. John Coltrane, Cannonball Adderley, Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter and George Benson are just some of the musicians helped along by an association with Miles. But, asks Brian Case, is Miles at last over the hill?

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