Jazz Trumpeter Miles Davis: History and Influence

Born May 26th, 1926, Miles Davis was a jazz musician, famed trumpeter and bandleader of the Miles Davis Quintet. Not only that, but he was highly significant in terms of the history of jazz, as he helped develop a variety of jazz styles. He is now a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and even decades after his death, Davis is considered one of the most influential musicians of the twentieth century. In this video, WatchMojo.com visits the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts to learn more about this jazz great and his musical contributions through an exhibit called, "We Want Miles."

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