20th-century and modern musical genres and trends connected with classical music. Classics of jazz and rock, groups and individuals, artists whose work is based on the synthesis of traditions and modernity. Music which is valuable thanks to its relation to national and world cultural heritage.
Trumpeter Miles Davis is one of the greatest representatives of jazz of the 20th century who had a huge impact on the development of the music of his time. His name is associated with the formation of a number of post-war American jazz styles, including cool jazz, hard bop, modal jazz, and fusion. The first part of this episode presents the first period of Davis's activity, from the years of his formation as a musician to the mid-1950s.