Dark Magus: The Jekyll and Hyde Life of Miles Davis

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"Dark Magus" is a warts-and-all look at the real Miles Davis. As told by his son, this book strips away the public perception of Davis often concocted through other books written without such intimate access to the man and gets down to the realities of his personality and quirks. Despite being a jazz superstar for decades, Davis was reclusive and deeply distrustful of other people. "Dark Magus" details Davis's Jekyll-and-Hyde personality, including his prodigious drug use, his misogynistic attitude towards women, his self ...

Dark Magus: The Jekyll and Hyde Life of Miles Davis 2006, Backbeat Books, San Francisco

ISBN-13: 9780879308759

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