Miles Davis & Billie Holiday, NYC, 1958 by Dun Hunstein

Capture d’écran 2015-03-10 à 22.19.06

From Cool Jazz to Hard bop and then Jazz Modal this tormented genius had to fight against a lot of demons before being able the shake hands with the devil and finally make peace with himself. Indeed, The separation with his first wife  Juliette Gréco in 1949 because of the shadow of racism in USA became his nemesis, he started to use drugs and even went to prison. His salvation was his second wife Frances Taylor in 1953 and music.

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