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Unformatted text preview: got the impression that Miles Davis was a kind man, willing to lend a hand to a friend whenever possible, because of how he helped Evans. Not to mention, Evans was a white jazzman. Miles was the furthest thing from a bigot, and liked performers for their music, not their skin color. He also seemed to be an easygoing man. From the stories I read, there were quite a few that involved Miles and some very sarcastic and sadistic comments directed towards his friends. I particularly enjoyed how this story is told by one of Miles Daviss friends. The way the book is laid out, it really does make me feel like I am having a conversation with a man who loves talking about the accomplishments of an old, good friend. Not only did I get to learn about his life in the music business, but I also learned a little about his life before becoming such a major part of music history....
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- Spring '08