The unveiling of “Miles Davis Way” celebration at West 77th Street, New York on Miles Davis’ 88th Birthday (his home was located at 312 West 77th Street, New York). Guests and Family included Cicely Tyson, Miles’ nephew Vince Wilburn, Jr., Miles Daughter Cheryl Davis, Erin Davis, Miles Great Grandson Paul, John Amos, Bobbi Humphrey, T.S. Monk, Jimmy Heath, Quincy Troupe, Congressman Charles Rangel, Marva Hicks, Mino Cinelu, Marvin Morris, Audrey Barnard, Sherry Bronfman, Terrie Williams, Lenny White, Melba Joyce, Mike Clark, Jimmy Cobb, Buster Williams, Easy Mo Bee, Jimmy Owens, Gale Brewer, B. Michael, Shirley Zafirau, Wallace Roney, Dave Liebman, Larry Coryell, Michael Anthony Green, news correspondent Art McFarland, and countless more. Private After Party at Minton’s, Harlem, New York, Monday, May 26, 2014. Photograph by Celebrity Photo Journalist Lisa Pacino of Under The Duvet Productions, NY © All Rights Reserved.
Miles Dewey Davis III (May 26, 1926 – September 28, 1991) was an American jazz musician, trumpeter, bandleader, and composer. Widely considered one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century, Miles Davis was, together with his musical groups, at the forefront of several major developments in jazz music, including bebop, cool jazz, hard bop, modal jazz, and jazz fusion.