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Throughout a professional career lasting 50 years, Miles Davis played the trumpet in a lyrical, introspective, and melodic style, often employing a stemless harmon mute to make his sound more personal and intimate. But if his approach to his instrument was constant, his approach to jazz was dazzlingly protean. To examine his career is to examine the history of jazz from the mid-'40s to the early '90s, since he was in the thick of almost every important innovation and stylistic development in the music during that period, and he often led the way in those changes, both with his own performances and recordings and by choosing sidemen and collaborators who forged the new directions
Workin' With the Miles Davis Quintet
By Miles Davis
Label: Craft Recordings
Track listing: It Never Entered My Mind; Four; In Your Own Sweet Way; The Theme (take #1); Trane's Blues; Ahmad's Blues; Half Nelson; The Theme (take #2).
Miles Davis With Tadd Dameron Revisited
By Miles Davis
Track listing: At The Royal Roost : Good Bait; Focus; April In Paris; Webb’s Delight; Milano, Casbah. In Paris: Rifftide; Good Bait; Don’t Blame Me; Wha Hoo; Allen’s Alley; Embraceable You; Ornithology; All The Things You Are.
That You Not Dare To Forget
Label: Legacy Recordings
Track listing: Hail to the Real Chief (Long Version); Bitches Are Back; Over My Shoulder; Mellow Kisses; That You Not Dare To Forget.
Jazz Musician of the Day: Miles Davis
All About Jazz is celebrating Miles Davis' birthday today! Throughout a professional career lasting 50 years, Miles Davis played the trumpet in a lyrical, introspective, and melodic style, often employing a stemless harmon mute to make his sound more personal and intimate. But if his approach to his instrument was constant, his approach to jazz was ...
Marc Copland: Impressions
by John Kelman
Solo performances may approach presenting an artist at his or her most vulnerable, but it's in the context of the duo that they're the most exposed. Not only are their abilities, instincts and improvisational élan laid bare, but their communication skills, at the deepest level, are impossible to disguise. The good news is that, were pianist ...
Wayne Escoffery: Still Forging Ahead
by R.J. DeLuke
Saxophonist Wayne Escoffery has a long, ongoing association with the Mingus Big Band organization, including a Grammy for Mingus Big Band Live at Jazz Standard (Jazz Workshop, Inc., Sue Mingus Music, 2010). His career also includes a special relationship with trumpeter Tom Harrell, with whom he has played for many years. All that is enough to ...
Wayne Shorter: Adam's Apple To Super Nova Revisited
by Chris May
In the three and a half years which separate the recording of the Blue Note albums Adam's Apple, in February 1966, and Super Nova, in August and September 1969, jazz went through a paradigm shift going on profound identity trauma. In 1966, though it was already past peak popularity, hard bop was still an important soundtrack ...
Miles Davis: Workin' With the Miles Davis Quintet
by Mark Corroto
1955/56 was an inflection point in the career of Miles Davis. The trumpeter and bandleader went from a promising talent to the high profile face of jazz and popular music. The two marathon sessions, May 11 and October 26, 1956, that created Workin' With the Miles Davis Quintet along with Cookin', Relaxin' and Steamin' might have ...
Red Garland Centennial, Bigger Band Works, $8 Finds
by David Brown
Join us for another week of the Jazz Continuum. Old, new, in, out, where ever the music takes us. Each week we explore the elements of jazz form a historical perspective. This week we take a look at some new releases form Artemis, Lesley Moc and Michael Formanek, celebrate the centennial birthday of Red Garland, and ...