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Miles Davis Way Dedicated in NYC

Members of Miles Davis' family at the dedication of Miles Davis Way, NYC, May 26, 2014 Earl GibsonFamily and hundreds of fans attend street ceremony.

New York City officially re-named 77th Street “Miles Davis Way” on May 26 (which would have been Miles’ 88th birthday). An official block party kicked off the ceremony (complete with street closure), which was attended by hundreds of fans of the late trumpet icon as well as members of Davis’ family, who were on hand to host event.

Those included including son Erin, daughter Cheryl and nephew Vince Wilburn Jr., as well as actress Cicely Tyson (previously married to Miles) and Rep Charles B. Rangel. Easy Mo Bee DJ’d.

By JazzTimes


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