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I grew up in the sixties watching B.B. King and Tito Puente and Miles Davis and Coltrane, everybody, Marvin Gaye, Jimi. And at the same time, with my left eye I was watching Dolores Huerta, Cesar Chavez, Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, Mother Teresa.


Carlos Santana


#coltrane #davis #everybody #eye #grew

Miles Davis is one who writes songs when he plays.


Gerry Mulligan


#miles #miles davis #plays #songs #who

I used to be friends with Miles Davis. He didn't like many folks. I lived across the street from him.


Rip Torn


#davis #folks #friends #him #i

I got a poster from Columbia Records, and there's Miles Davis, Charlie Mingus, Ellington, Count Basie - everybody in that poster has died, I'm the only one left. And great players like Paul Desmond and Gerry Mulligan, it's hard to believe they're gone because we were all so close. But I believe in the future and the tradition will go on.


Dave Brubeck


#because #believe #charlie #close #columbia

I know what I've done for music, but don't call me a legend. Just call me Miles Davis.


Miles Davis


#davis #done #i #just #know

Miles Davis had me play and he hired me the following week and after that, everything broke wide open.


Miroslav Vitous


#broke #davis #everything #following #had

We're trying to do what Miles Davis would have wanted us to do, which is approach it as artists with his life as the canvas.


Don Cheadle


#artists #canvas #davis #his #life

If Miles Davis hadn't died it would have been interesting to do an album with him, but there wasn't much else that would have got me into the studio... although Herbie Hancock has just been in touch about doing something and that would be an interesting combination.


Phil Collins


#album #although #been #combination #davis

I am a leader. Leaders always get heat. They're always going against the grain. Jimi Hendrix got heat; Bob Marley got heat; Miles Davis got heat. Every great artist got heat. Heat means you're doing something right.


Ziggy Marley


#always #am #artist #bob #bob marley

One of the things that I loved about listening to Miles Davis is that Miles always had an instinct for which musicians were great for what situations. He could always pick a band, and that was the thing that separated him from everybody else.


Branford Marsalis


#always #band #could #davis #else






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