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Miles Davis

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  • Year:
    2006
  • Inducted by:
    Herbie Hancock
  • Category:
    Performers
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Hall of Fame Essay

2006

Ashley Kahn

Music, like water, finds its own course- ever flowing, seeking what is new and modern. Water is self-propelled; in music, there are those who arrive, push sound and style forward, and, for a few years, define the latest wave and deliver the newest of the new.

Miles Dewey Davis III- trumpeter, visionary, and eternal modernist- was a force of nature. With an ear that disregarded categories of style, he sought out new musical worlds, and generation followed in his footsteps.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Program Cover 2006
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