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Published by Simon and Schuster Paperbacks in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Biography,
  • Trumpet players,
  • Jazz musicians

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementMiles Davis with Quincy Troupe
ContributionsTroupe, Quincy
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML419.D39 A3 2011
The Physical Object
Pagination441 p., [32] p. of plates :
Number of Pages441
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25146139M
ISBN 101451643187
ISBN 109781451643183
LC Control Number2011567071
OCLC/WorldCa694395297

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