Miles Dewey Davis III ( – Septem) was an American trumpeter, bandleader, and composer. He is among the most influential and. Davis, Miles - Jazz Profile - Music. Over six full decades, from his arrival on the national scene in until his death in , Miles Davis made music that grew from an uncanny talent to. Miles Davis, American jazz musician, a great trumpeter who as bandleader and composer was one of the major influences on the art. Instrumental in the development of jazz, Miles Davis is considered one of the top musicians of his era. Born in Illinois in , he traveled at age 18 to New. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of "Jazz Profile: Miles Davis" on Discogs. Miles Davis was the personification of restless spirit, always pushing himself and his music into uncharted territory. Jazz Track, an album containing this music, earned him a Grammy nomination for Best Jazz Performance, Solo or Small Group. He added saxophonist Cannonball. Find album reviews, songs, credits and award information for Jazz Profile by Miles Davis on AllMusic - - Blue Note's Jazz Profile series is designed. Play and download Jazz Profile album by The Miles Davis Quintet - including the songs "Deception", "Boplicity", "Chance It" Jazz, released on January