Juliette Greco and Miles Davis
Davis fell in love with the French chanteuse while in Paris, but stopped her from following him back to the U.S., where he feared their interracial relationship—this was back in the fifties, mind you—could hinder her reputation.
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Miles Davis_In the WMGM studio for a session with the Metronome Jazz All-Stars. New York, 1951.
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“Move” Birth Of The Cool Miles Davis 1949
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Miles Davis_At the Birdland night club. New York, 1949.
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Miles Davis performance at the Village Vanguard. New York, 1958.
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Miles Davis 1960
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