Miles Davis was an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, and composer. He is among the most influential and acclaimed figures in the history of jazz and 20th century music. Davis adopted a variety of musical directions in a five decade career that kept him at the forefront of many major stylistic developments in jazz. During his career, Miles Davis earned the nickname ‘the Picasso of Jazz’. This album contains a collection of his best songs between 1957 and 1961.