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Miles Davis: 15 Essential Albums

Highlights from the jazz great’s discography – ‘Kind of Blue,’ ‘Bitches Brew’ and beyond

Miles Davis: 15 Essential Albums Birth of Cool

Read our list of 15 essential Miles Davis albums, from 'Kind of Blue' to 'Bitches Brew' and beyond.


"I've changed the course of music five or six times," Miles Davis once quipped. The trumpeter wasn't wrong: His willingness to dive headfirst into new styles made him one of the most influential artists of the 20th century, a figure who transcended not just jazz but music itself. Chart Miles' bold evolutions with our concise guide to 15 classic LPs.

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