Miles was born at 5:00am central time.
In 1979, Miles was inducted into the Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame.
He was a diabetic.
Miles Davis: It's always been a gift with me, hearing music the way I do. I don't know where it comes from, it's just there and I don't question it.
Miles Davis: I know what I've done for music, but don't call me 'a legend'.
Miles Davis: (on Louis Armstrong) You can't play anything on a horn that Louis hasn't played.
Miles Davis: A legend is an old man with a cane known for what he used to do. I'm still doing it.
Miles Davis: For me, music and life are about style.