Miles Dewey Davis III (May 1926 was a very versatile and innovative American jazz musician, trumpeter, bandleader, and composer. Widely considered one of the most influential American born musicians of the century.
“Jazz is not just music, it’s a way of life, it’s a way of being, a way of thinking… . the new inventive phrases we make up to describe things — all that to me is jazz just as much as the music we play.
Nina Simone Photographer: Francine Winham Location: Newport Date: 1965 "Nina was a fiery personality, uncompromising supporter of women's and civil rights. Often she would walk off stage if something upset her and returned!