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Miles Davis

Colman Andrews, Creem, November 1972

MILES IS AN absolute mother-fucker of a musician. He's just simply one of the most vitally important makers of music that stalks the earth today, both as a player and improviser on his own and as a leader and shaper of other musicians. Miles Davis, virtually alone among the important jazz creators of the '40s and '50s, has dared to grow and change and venture into new shapes and forms.

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