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Miles Davis Artwork to be Exhibited

Oris watches, makers of a gold, limited edition Louis Armstrong timepiece, is teaming with Tourneau Time Machine Exhibition Gallery, WBGO/Jazz 88.3 FM and the Miles Davis Foundation for a summer-long exhibition of the Prince of Darkness’ artwork. To celebrate what would have been Davis’ 75th year, this free exhibition will feature a large number of his paintings, both rare and well known, as well as memorabilia, including one of his distinctive trumpets. Davis’ music will be playing throughout the gallery, and a documentary on him will continuously play during the exhibit. A limited edition Davis watch, like the Armstrong piece, will also make its debut. The watch is housed in a 40mm, 18-carat pink-gold case, and it features an engraved emblem of the trumpeter’s horn on the backside and his name printed on the front; it’s limited to 100 worldwide.

This year’s exhibition is presented in conjunction with the Fourth Annual Oris “Spirit of Jazz” Series, which honored Armstrong last year.

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