Miles Davis (1926-1991) is a jazz composer and widely considered to be one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century. His 48- album discography features mainly jazz and various hybrids but his closest link with bossa nova is his 1964 release “Quiet Nights,” an album featuring various jazz standards done in bossa nova style. In 1964 he gave his view on a number of songs including the bossa nova classic “Desafinado,” as performed by Joao Gilberto and Stan Getz.
Studio Albums (Bossa Nova)
1964 Quiet Nights (Columbia)