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CONFEDERACY
JEFFERSON DAVIS
DAVIS CUP FINAL
SPAIN
BLIND BOY FULLER
ARTISTS
PROFESSOR
PLAYING PROFESSIONALLY
AGE
VANCOUVER
DAVIS CUP
SINGLES
JAZZ MUSICIANS
YORK
JOHN DAVIS
WORKING
JOHN ROBARTS
PREMIER
SILENT WAY
FUSION
NOVEMBER
FEBRUARY
TRUMPETER MILES DAVIS
COOL
BRONZE
TOUR
DOUBLES
WIMBLEDON
SESSIONS
STUDIO
CAREER
PIANIST
YEARS
LEE
BLUES
BLUE
INDIVIDUAL GOLD MEDAL
GOLD MEDAL
END
PLAY
BASS
DRUMS
LEADER
JANUARY 1985
PIANO
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Definitions

  1. Davis is a part of the US Olympic Team, and he won (he was not helped in winning) his Gold.
  2. Davis was a leading figure in the bebop style of jazz and in combining styles of jazz and rock music.
  3. Davis was a frequent guest on The Al Franken Show, playing in sketches as characters including Treasury Secretary John W. Snow and a male prostitute.
  4. Davis was a shoe-in for the 1,000-meter; he has dominated the 1,000-meter in the World Cup and set the fastest time ever at Salt Lake City in November.
  5. Davis is a 2003 graduate of Bentley College, where he earned his bachelor's degree in marketing. (Web site)

Confederacy

  1. The only president was Jefferson Davis; the Confederacy was defeated by Union forces before he could finish out his term.

Jefferson Davis

  1. The Confederate States of America were readied for war and their leader, Jefferson Davis had been given the blessing of the Pope to be their new President.
  2. Jefferson Davis of Mississippi and Alexander H. Stephens of Georgia served as president and vice president, respectively, of the Confederacy. (Web site)
  3. Johnston died that day; he was considered by Jefferson Davis to be the most effective general in the Confederacy at that time.

Davis Cup Final

  1. In 1983, Cash became the youngest player to play in a Davis Cup final.
  2. In 2005, Ivanišević was a member of the Croatian team for the Davis Cup final against Slovakia in Bratislava, although he did not play. (Web site)
  3. Nadal at 18 years and six months became the youngest player to register a singles victory in a Davis Cup final for a winning nation.

Spain

  1. Ferrero was scheduled to play for Spain during their Davis Cup tie with Switzerland but he had to withdraw. (Web site)
  2. When the quintet broke up, Davis spent time collaborating again with arranger Gil Evans, resulting in great albums like Porgy and Bess and Sketches of Spain. (Web site)
  3. Later that year, Roddick teamed up again with Fish and the Bryans on the U.S. Davis Cup team that lost to Spain in the finals in Seville.

Blind Boy Fuller

  1. Gary Davis, and Blind Boy Fuller, Etta creates music that is remarkable in its range and depth.
  2. Davis himself was a major influence on Blind Boy Fuller. (Web site)

Artists

  1. While there, Davis collaborated with a number of other artists in the Piedmont blues scene including Blind Boy Fuller and Bull City Red.
  2. Here are some artists that played a lot of solos that meet these requirements: Chet Baker, Davis, Stan Getz, Red Garland, Charlie Haden.
  3. As a youth, Gonzalez would listen to his father’s jazz albums, including artists such Louis Armstrong, Charlie Parker and Miles Davis.

Professor

  1. Michael Davis is a philosopher of law and ethics, author, and Professor of Philosophy, currently at the Illinois Institute of Technology.
  2. In the 2001 movie "How High", Redman makes reference to Angela Davis while making fun of a professor.
  3. Marc Davis, professor of astronomy at UC Berkeley, is principal investigator for the current phase of the DEEP2 project. (Web site)

Playing Professionally

  1. Elvin began playing professionally in the 1940s, and eventually he went on to play with artists such as Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, and Wardell Gray.

Age

  1. By age 16, Davis was a member of the music society and playing professionally when not at school. (Web site)
  2. Miles Davis died on September 28, 1991 from a stroke, pneumonia and respiratory failure in Santa Monica, California at the age of 65. (Web site)
  3. At age 10 she appeared in a major concert tribute to Duke Ellington with Stevie Wonder, Sammy Davis Jr.

Vancouver

  1. Still, in December, Davis indicated he would skate the team pursuit in Vancouver, which would have made the Americans instant gold medal contenders.
  2. In Vancouver, Shani Davis, Chad Hedrick and short track star Apolo Anton Ohno will all be vying for medals. (Web site)

Davis Cup

  1. Playing tennis from the age of 11, Riggs won several tournaments in the 1930s and helped the U.S. team win the Davis Cup in 1938. (Web site)
  2. He served as U.S. Davis Cup Captain from 1994-1999, winning the Davis Cup in 1995 with a 3-2 victory over Russia in the finals.
  3. From 1994 to 1999, he was the captain of the U.S. Davis Cup team, leading team USA to the Davis Cup Championship against Russia in Moscow in 1995. (Web site)

Singles

  1. To qualify, a player must have reached a Grand Slam singles final, been ranked in the top five, or played singles on a Davis Cup championship team. (Web site)
  2. The Swiss Maestro has plenty on his impressive resume but has never won Davis Cup or Olympic gold in singles.
  3. Davis and Gwen Gordy later founded the Anna record label, which was the distributor of the early singles from Berry Gordy's Tamla (later Motown) label.

Jazz Musicians

  1. Art Davis is a bassist, best known for his work with jazz musicians including John Coltrane, Dizzy Gillespie, and Max Roach.
  2. Davis takes a lively look at a wide range of jazz musicians from Billie Holiday to Ornette Coleman to Sun Ra.
  3. In the 1970s, following Davis and many other jazz musicians, Evans worked in the free jazz and jazz-rock idioms, gaining a new generation of admirers. (Web site)

York

  1. Trumpeter Miles Davis arrives in New York to study at Juilliard School of Music and begins playing with Parker and Gillespie.
  2. In 1968, Miles Davis heard him at Ronnie Scott's jazz club and asked him to join his band in New York.
  3. Marcus Miller (born June 14, 1959 in New York) is a jazz musician and composer, perhaps best known as a bass guitarist with Miles Davis and David Sanborn.

John Davis

  1. Ricky Ravelo does a marvelous job of locking in with Keith and John Davis, controlling the space and time in a way that serves the entire group. (Web site)
  2. John Davis won the 4th grade race and Orestes students, Tom Willis, Tom Hartwell, Bruce Boston, and Danny Davis won the four lap relay race. (Web site)
  3. It was reported on November 8, 2009 that Eminem will star in the upcoming 3D horror anthology, Shady Talez, directed by John Davis.

Working

  1. Moore and Davis also include a character called Miracleman (at this time they were working on Marvelman in Warrior) as a homage.
  2. Moody toured Europe with Gillespie and then stayed overseas for several years, working with Miles Davis, Max Roach, and top European players. (Web site)
  3. Miles Davis seemed very open to working with white Jazz musicians.

John Robarts

  1. He was a backbench supporter of the John Robarts, Bill Davis and Frank Miller administrations.

Premier

  1. He served as a backbench supporter of John Robarts 's government, and initially continued in this role when Davis succeeded Robarts as premier in 1971.
  2. This reached its height under John Robarts, who was premier between 1961 and 1971, and Bill Davis, a Red Tory who was premier between 1971 and 1985.
  3. Near the end of his tenure as premier, William Davis announced that he would extend full funding to the province's Catholic school system.

Silent Way

  1. He played with Tony Williams 's group Lifetime and then played with Miles Davis on his landmark electric jazz-fusion albums In A Silent Way and Bitches Brew. (Web site)
  2. In 1969, Davis introduced the electric instrument approach to jazz with In a Silent Way, which can be considered Davis's first fusion album.
  3. In the late '60s, he joined Miles Davis 's band and appeared on important albums such as In a Silent Way and Bitches Brew. (Web site)

Fusion

  1. Miles Davis leads a movement of jazz musicians who incorporate elements of rock and soul into their music and "fusion" wins listeners. (Web site)
  2. In 1985, he was invited to play during the recording of Tutu with the father of fusion, Miles Davis.
  3. Miles Davis is more than a jazz musician: he is a cultural icon, known even to people who can't tell bebop from fusion. (Web site)

November

  1. But during the Davis Cup final in Spain in November, the clay seemingly invigorated the current world No. (Web site)
  2. Davis was elected to a six-year term as president of the Confederacy on November 6, 1861. (Web site)
  3. Edward Davis (March 2, 1922–November 3, 1986), who performed and recorded as Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, was an American jazz tenor saxophonist. (Web site)

February

  1. Milestones is an album recorded in February and March 1958 by Miles Davis. (Web site)
  2. On February 4, 2005, while working on the film Retirement in Miami, Florida, Ossie Davis died of natural causes at age 87. (Web site)
  3. Jefferson Davis being sworn in as President of the Confederate States of America on February 18, 1861 on the steps of the Alabama State Capitol. (Web site)

Trumpeter Miles Davis

  1. From nearly the beginning of Marsalis' career, he occasionally butted heads with trumpeter Miles Davis, one of the leading names in jazz since the '40s.
  2. It was Charlie "Bird" Parker asking him to join his quintet and replace trumpeter Miles Davis, who was leaving to form his own band. (Web site)
  3. In Concert: Live at Philharmonic Hall is a double album recorded by trumpeter Miles Davis.

Cool

  1. Miles Davis played an important part in the early stages of the progressive, or cool jazz that dominated the jazz scene in the early 1950s.
  2. An important recording was trumpeter Miles Davis 's Birth of the Cool (tracks originally recorded in 1949 and 1950 and collected as an LP in 1957). (Web site)
  3. From the few recordings they made in 1949-50 came the album "Birth Of Cool" in 1957, Miles Davis and Gil Evans would work more together in the future. (Web site)

Bronze

  1. Davis got the Silver instead and Havard Bokko of Norway the Bronze, which is a relief for the once dominant Speed Skating nation.
  2. Davis even shared the podium with Chad Hedrick again after the other American hopeful took the bronze.
  3. Meryl Davis and Charlie White of the USA took silver, with Russians finishing at bronze.

Tour

  1. The same year, Davis prepared to tour again and formed a touring band largely different from those who'd played on the album. (Web site)
  2. However, Davis died from a stroke in September and Mulligan continued the recording project and tour with Wallace Roney and Art Farmer subbing for Davis. (Web site)
  3. AAJ: Of late, you have been on tour with Michael Brecker and Roy Hargrove (Directions in Music), celebrating the music of Miles Davis and John Coltrane.

Doubles

  1. In 2007, Leander has 3 wins (2 Doubles 1 singles) and no losses in the Davis Cup.
  2. Blake is 8-3 in Davis Cup play, including a 5-2 record in singles and 3-1 in doubles. (Web site)
  3. Gimelstob competed in the Davis Cup semifinals against Italy and had a record of 0-2 (0-1 in singles and 0-1 in doubles).

Wimbledon

  1. Davis and Ward were also men's doubles runners-up at Wimbledon in 1901. (Web site)
  2. As ever this included the Davis Cup but also Roland Garros and Wimbledon.
  3. Chosen for the Davis Cup team as a replacement player, he sailed for England, where first he would play the tournament at Wimbledon. (Web site)

Sessions

  1. While recording The Man with the Horn (sessions were spread sporadically over 1979–1981), Davis played mostly wah-wah with a younger, larger band. (Web site)
  2. Davis - at the invitation of producer Bill Laswell - recorded some trumpet parts during sessions for Public Image Ltd.
  3. Miles Ahead – large site dedicated to Miles Davis, contains an extensive data base of sessions and a Discography.

Studio

  1. But it was during the recording of this album in New York that Miles Davis came into the studio while I was singing, stood behind me and started playing. (Web site)
  2. The musical transition required that Davis and his band adapt to electric instruments in both live performances and the studio. (Web site)
  3. Bitches Brew is a studio double album by jazz musician Miles Davis, released in April 1970 on Columbia Records. (Web site)

Career

  1. Being a great admirer of Miles Davis and Chet Baker, his career started at an early age, when he played in clubs in Turin. (Web site)
  2. He began his career in jazz by recording as a french horn player with Miles Davis (1949–50). (Web site)
  3. Early in his career, Lucas was a jazz guitarist, playing with Norman Connors in the early 1970s and then with Miles Davis from 1972-1976.

Pianist

  1. By the time he became a pianist for Miles Davis he was influenced by Ahmad Jamal and Charlie Parker's pianist Walter Bishop.
  2. The jazz composer and pianist chooses songs from Miles Davis, Velha Guarda da Portela and the Fifth Dimension as inspiration for her music.
  3. Most of the pieces on "Kind of Blue" (composed by Mr. Davis or his new pianist, Bill Evans) were based on modal scales rather than chords. (Web site)

Years

  1. Excerpt The music of jazz musician Miles Davis remains popular more than 16 years after his death. (Web site)
  2. Later that same year, Laver teamed up with Emerson in Davis Cup to defeat Mexico, bringing the Cup home for their country for the eleventh time in 13 years. (Web site)
  3. Bill Davis: Ward Burton begged for years for increased engineering at BDR. Davis refused.

Lee

  1. Lee, however, offered his services to the newly elected President of the Confederate States of America, Jefferson Davis. (Web site)
  2. Lee came back to win bronze in the 1000 metre event, once again beaten by Davis as well as Denny Morrison.
  3. Davis lost to Harrison Dillard in 1952 with the same time as the winner, and lost to Lee Calhoun in 1956, again with the same time as the winner.

Blues

  1. Lyrically the music of Reverend Gary Davis may be religious but musically it's firmly grounded in the blues.
  2. Quincy Jones for some of the greatest performers of swing, jazz, blues and hip-hop, from Miles Davis and Frank Sinatra to Little Richard and Michael Jackson.
  3. Reverend Gary Davis, also Blind Gary Davis, (April 30, 1896 – May 5, 1972) was a blues and gospel singer and guitarist.

Blue

  1. Kind of Blue is not only regarded as one of Davis's masterworks, but one of the most influential albums in the history of jazz.
  2. Jimmy currently leads the Jimmy Cobb "So What" Band, celebrating 50 years of Kind of Blue and the music of Miles Davis.
  3. After an extensive tour behind Kind Of Blue, Davis took a break from his quintet. (Web site)

Individual Gold Medal

  1. Davis, 27, defended the title he won 4 years ago in Turin, when he became the first African-American to win an individual gold medal at the Winter Games.
  2. He did just that at the 2006 Olympics, where Davis became the first black athlete to win an individual gold medal at a Winter Games. (Web site)
  3. In 2006, Shani Davis became the first black athlete to win an individual gold medal (1000m). (Web site)

Gold Medal

  1. Shani Davis on Ice, in Search for Olympic Gold in Vancouver Did You Know Shani Davis won the gold medal in the 1000 meter speed skating race on Wednesday. (Web site)
  2. Thus Davis reprised his gold medal win from the 2006 Winter Games in Turin, Italy.
  3. Even Shani Davis, the first black athlete to win a gold medal in an individual Winter Olympic sport is a son of Africa.

End

  1. Lester left for Bill Davis Racing at the end of the year.
  2. At the end of the year, he teamed with Sampras to win the doubles rubber in the Davis Cup final, where the U.S. defeated Switzerland 3-1. (Web site)
  3. Davis Phinney was the man when it came to the end of the race.

Play

  1. Davis and sax player Gary Bartz play (and play well), but also lay out for huge periods of time while this band grooves. (Web site)
  2. They hope to play when the U.S. faces Russia in the Davis Cup final at the end of the month. (Web site)
  3. Billy listened to, and tried to play, all kinds of music; from James Brown to Miles Davis; The Who to Charles Mingus. (Web site)

Bass

  1. Richard Davis provides the bass, Freddie Waits is the drummer, Joe Bonner on piano, Hannibal Marvin Peterson on trumpet and Clifford Jordan on tenor. (Web site)
  2. Smith's Golden Quartet (with whom he's released two albums) features Jack DeJohnette on drums, Anthony Davis on keyboards, and Malachi Favors on bass. (Web site)
  3. They would be replaced by Michael Davis on bass and Dennis Thompson on drums. (Web site)

Drums

  1. Davis is joined by a constellation of jazz greats, including Stan Getz on the tenor, George Shearing at piano, Max Roach on drums and Terry Gibbs on vibes.
  2. The quintet included Mal Waldron on piano, Richard Davis on bass and Ed Blackwell on drums. (Web site)
  3. The band features David Ellefson on bass, Dale Steele vocals, Steve Conley on lead guitar, John Davis on rhythm guitar, and Dave Small on drums.

Leader

  1. Tony Williams also began releasing dates as a leader during his time with Davis.
  2. That group eventually included Ron Carter on bass, Tony Williams on drums and Wayne Shorter on saxophone along with Hancock and the leader, Miles Davis. (Web site)
  3. A major force in post-war American jazz, Miles Davis pioneered as a leader of cool jazz, hard bop, and modal jazz in a variety of small group formats. (Web site)

January 1985

  1. He supported Roy McMurtry to succeed Davis as party leader in January 1985.
  2. He supported Dennis Timbrell 's unsuccessful bid to succeed Davis as Progressive Conservative Party leader in January 1985.
  3. In January 1985, he supported Roy McMurtry 's bid to succeed Bill Davis as leader of the Progressive Conservative Party.

Piano

  1. Davis is supported by his all-stars, consisting of his primary rhythm unit: Horace Silver (piano), Percy Heath (bass), and Kenny Clarke (drums).
  2. John Coltrane is surrounded by a gifted crew that includes McCoy Tyner (piano), Steve Davis (bass), Elvin Jones (drums).
  3. With McCoy Tyner on piano, Steve Davis on bass, and Elvin Jones on drums.(Blue & green label pressing with deep groove. (Web site)

Blues Pianist

  1. Davis' mother, Cleota Mae (Henry) Davis, wanted her son to learn the piano; she was a capable blues pianist but kept this fact hidden from her son.
  2. Davis' mother, Cleota Mae (Henry) Davis, wanted her son to learn the piano – she was a capable blues pianist but kept this fact hidden from her son. (Web site)

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