Miles Davis

By George R. Crisp

Reading Level: Late Elementary School, Middle School, High School
Genre: Non Fiction
Publisher: Franklin Watts 1997

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This biography follows the career and life of Miles Davis:from his childhood to adulthood and his musical growth along the way.

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