Miles Davis is perhaps the most significant musician to date. Davis was born in 1926 from Alton, Illinois. He was best known for his jazz techniques and songwriting abilities. Davis was recording and performing literally all of his life. He began in 1945, recording with blues singer Rubberleg Williams. Davis has played and preformed with all of the greats in blues and jazz history. The instrument of choice was the trumpet; however he played others as well. Throughout musical history, various sounds from the 60s and on were influenced by the styles of Miles Davis. He has won various awards including “Grammy Awards”, “Down Beat reader’s poll” and “Sonning Award”. Davis was inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2006. He was inducted into the Hollywood’s Rockwalk in 2006. Davis achieved a Hollywood Walk of Fame star in 1998. He is truly a master of his industry. Miles Davis died in 1991 from a pneumonia which turned into respiratory failure and stroke. He was 65 years old.
The jazz trumpeter had taken some rather unusual steps while trying to control his diabetes. At one point, Davis went to a rejuvenation clinic in Switzerland, where he got a shot of lamb serum.