• Born date: 1926-05-26
  • Born in: Illinois
  • Death date: 1991-09-28
  • Death in: California
Miles Davis

Miles Dewey Davis III (May 26, 1926 – September 28, 1991) was an American jazz musician, trumpeter, bandleader, and composer. Widely considered one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century, Miles Davis was, together with his musical groups, at the forefront of several major developments in jazz music, including bebop, cool jazz, hard bop, modal jazz, and jazz fusion.Miles Davis was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2006.