Miles Davis Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

17th August 2010

Quote: "I trust Don wholeheartedly. He's very intense and he's taking trumpet lessons. He's a serious cat." Miles Davis' nephew Vince Wilburn, JR. can't wait for film fans to see Don Cheadle portraying the late jazz great in an upcoming biopic he is co-producing.

18th August 2009

Fact: Rocker John Mayer has allowed cameras into his New York City home. The singer's luxurious loft apartment is featured in the new issue of Elle Decor magazine and shows off his private chambers, which include furnishings designed by fashion brand GEORGIO ARMANI and prints of legendary artists including Jimi Hendrix and Miles Davis.

7th August 2009

Fact: Barbra Streisand is to play an exclusive one-off gig at small New York jazz club Village Vanguard on 26 September (09) - 48 years after she appeared there to open for iconic musician Miles Davis.

19th April 2008

Fact: Jazz legend Miles Davis' legacy lives on - his son ERIN became a father to a baby girl, called FINLEY, on 2 April (08).

17th June 2007

Quote: "The best advice my father ever gave me was never get tattoos. He said you don't want anything on your body that you can't change (like jewellery), because you never know when you might change your mind. He also thought that if you had tattoos the police would always be able to find you, if you were up to no good...A pity I didn't listen." ERIN DAVIS - son of legendary jazz musician Miles Davis - wishes he'd steered away from body art.

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