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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.

The Tourneau Time Machine Exhibition Gallery is located at 57th St. and Madison Ave. in New York City. The Davis exhibition runs from June 1 through August 31.

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