Jazz Musician (26-May-1926 28-Sep-1991)
SUBJECT OF BOOKS
Gary Carner (editor). The Miles Davis Companion: Four Decades of Commentary. Music Sales Limited. 1996. 274pp.
Ian Carr. Miles Davis: A Biography. New York: William Morrow. 1982. Later released as The Definitive Biography.
Jack Chambers. Milestones: The Music and Times of Miles Davis. New York: William Morrow. 1983-85. (2 vols.) 345pp. + 416pp. Volume I, to 1960. Volume II, since 1960.
George Cole. The Last Miles: The Music of Miles Davis, 1980-1991. Equinox Publishing. 2005. 608pp.
Richard Cook. It's About That Time: Miles Davis On and Off Record. Atlantic Books. 2005. 448pp.
Gerald Lyn Early. Miles Davis and American Culture. Missouri Historical Society Press. 2001. 200pp.
Phil Freeman. Running the Voodoo Down: The Electric Music of Miles Davis. Backbeat Books. 2005. 300pp.
Lex Giel. The Music of Miles Davis: A Study and Analysis of Compositions and Solo Transcriptions from the Great Jazz Composer and Improviser. Hal Leonard Publishing. 2002. 320pp.
Scott Gutterman. The Art of Miles Davis. New York: Prentice-Hall. 1991. 89pp.
Michael James. Miles Davis. London: Cassell. 1961.
Chris Murphy. Miles to Go: Remembering Miles Davis. New York: Thunder's Mouth Press. 2002.
Eric Nisenson. The Making of Kind of Blue: Miles Davis and His Masterpiece. New York: St. Martin's Press. 2000. 236pp.
Eric Nisenson. Round About Midnight: A Portrait of Miles Davis. New York: Dial Press. 1982.
Richard Stevenson. Live Evil: A Homage to Miles Davis. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada: Thisltedown Press. 2000. 174pp.
John F. Szwed. So What: The Life of Miles Davis. New York: Simon & Schuster. 2002. 488pp.
Paul Tingen. Miles Beyond: The Electric Explorations of Miles Davis, 1967-1991. New York: Billboard Books. 2001.
Ken Vail (editor). Miles' Diary: The Life of Miles Davis, 1947-1961. Chester, NY: Music Sales Corp.. 1997. 184pp.
Richard Williams. Miles Davis: The Man in the Green Shirt. New York: Henry Holt and Company. 1993. 192pp.
- The Sorcerer of Jazz
by Adam Shatz. New York Review of Books, 29-Sep-2016.
- Official Website: http://www.milesdavis.com/
Below are references indicating presence of this name in another database or other
reference material. Most of the sources listed are encyclopedic in nature but might be
limited to a specific field, such as musicians or film directors. A lack of listings
here does not indicate unimportance -- we are nowhere near finished with this portion
of the project -- though if many are shown it does indicate a wide recognition
of this individual.
- NNDB [link]
- Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]
- Internet Movie Database [link]
- Wikipedia [link]
- Library of Congress Name Authority [link]
- Harvard Concise Dictionary of Music and Musicians (p.179)
- International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.168)
- Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.393)
- Webster's American Biographies (p.258)
- Celebrity Register 3rd Issue (p.131)
- Celebrity Register 4th Issue (p.124)
- The Oxford Dictionary of Music (p.222)
- Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.177)
- Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th Edition (p.219)
- Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.138)
- St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.1, pp.661-63)
- Legends in Their Own Time (p.62)
- The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.344)
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