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Miles Davis - All Blues
Transcript of Miles Davis - All Blues
Limited rehearsals and brief instructions only.
Where did All Blues come from?
‘Jazz is beginning to move away from the conventional string of chords and a return to emphasis on melodic rather than harmonic variation. There will be fewer chords but infinite possibilities as to what to do with them.’
- Miles Davis
Best selling jazz album of all time
Opened up a new path
Often used to define the development of modal jazz
Unrest between creative musicians in big bands.
Birth of 'bebop'
Appealed to young jazz musicians, including Miles
But adopted a more expressive approach, focusing on tone
...development of modal jazz
Time sig - 6/8
12-bar blues form
Musical features - use of instruments in build up of 'feeling':
How many takes?
Modes or scales?
Modal - more freedom in solos and harmony
Colour and phrasing
bebop - modal - free jazz
‘Jazz is beginning to
from the conventional string of chords and a return to
emphasis on melodic
rather than harmonic variation. There will be
as to what to do with them.’
- Miles Davis