You can't be a Miles Davis completist without owning this book; it is a collector's item in and of itself! Miles: The Companion Guide to the Autobiography is an annotated guide to Miles' own book previously released over twenty years ago in 1989. In his autobiography, Miles talks in great detail about all of his recording sessions with all his various labels. He usually mentions things in detail such as when they were done, who was playing with him at that session, whose arrangements the tunes were from and so forth. Use this annotated sequencing companion guide to help you find and listen to those particular tunes within your collection or to help you track down those missing tracks so you can compile your own soundtrack to his life. This guide will give you a perfectly good reason to reread the autobiography, and trust me; it is better the second time around with this. Core content includes: *A listing of 388 jazz tunes and albums as mentioned by Miles Davis himself in his autobiography; Use as a guide to help you find and listen to those particular tunes within your collection or to help you track down those missing tracks so you can compile your own soundtrack to his life. Supplemental features of this book include: *An eleven page summary of the autobiography *An exclusive never before seen article "e;Miles Davis vs. Wynton Marsalis"e; *A listing of all Miles Davis Video & Audio Interviews *A listing of all Miles Davis DVDs *A listing of all Miles Davis Concert CDs *A Miles Davis buyers guide for both completists with no spending budget and for conscience spending people. *An appraisal guide of all Miles Davis special edition CDs including: Special edition box sets, special anniversary editions, remastered editions, Japanese editions, rare & out-of-print CDs, 24k gold CDs, Blu-Spec CDs, SACDs, Hyrbrid SACDs, SHM-CDs, and HQCDs. *A listing of Miles Davis jazz standards and author's favorites.