Davis, Miles (Dewey, III) [Prince of Darkness]
- Barry Kernfeld
(b Alton, IL, 25 May 1926; d Santa Monica, CA, 28 Sept 1991). American jazz trumpeter and bandleader. An original, lyrical soloist and a demanding group leader, he was the most consistently innovatory musician in jazz from the late 1940s until the mid-1970s....