by JazzMedia in Copenhagen .
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
|Statement||by Jan Lohmann.|
|LC Classifications||ML156.7.D4 L64 1992|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 396 p.|
|Number of Pages||396|
Reviewed in the United States on August 7, Birth of Cool: How Jazz Great Miles Davis Found His Sound is a fascinating non-fiction picture book about the early years of Miles Davis. For music buffs and kids with musical aspirations, Birth of Cool brings alive the hardship and high points of a /5(25). Get this from a library! The sound of Miles Davis: the discography: a listing of records and tapes, [Jan Lohmann]. Miles Davis' autobiography, which was written in collaboration with Quincy Troupe and published in (two years before Miles' death), is a brilliant and uncompromising account of the life of this hugely important musician, providing a detailed account of his near year music career, and of his views on politics, race, drugs and women (amongst other things)/5(). Exemplary television program with the Miles Davis Quintet featuring John Coltrane, Wynton Kelly, Paul Chambers and Jimmy Cobb, and including the Gil Evans Orchestra. The Sound of Miles Davis (New York, April 2, ): Miles Davis (tp); John Coltrane (ts)Reviews:
Miles Davis Filles De Kilimanjaro (Columbia, ) Listen / Buy. If In A Silent Way is the generally accepted curtain raiser on Miles’ electric period, then Filles De Kilimanjaro is its aperitif – an amuse-bouche that hears Miles dip his toes in the water of wired instrumentation. It first emerges on track two – the tentative ‘Tout De Suite’, where Herbie Hancock’s sparse, bluesy Rhodes sets the tone for a . Miles Davis' autobiography, which was written in collaboration with Quincy Troupe and published in (two years before Miles' death), is a brilliant and uncompromising account of the life of this hugely important musician, providing a detailed account of his near year music career, and of his views on politics, race, drugs and women (amongst other things). The Sound of Miles Davis airs nationwide and debuts in New York on Wednesday, March 11 at PM (check local listings) 50 years ago, on April 2, , the Miles Davis Quintet teamed with the Gil Evans Orchestra to perform in New York City on a TV series called The Robert Herridge Theater. One interesting performance note is due to the absence of Julian "Cannonball" Adderley (sax) as Davis can be seen and heard filling the gap by blowing an extra chorus and soloing before and after Coltrane. The second section offers three Evans-conducted and -scored orchestrations from the Miles Ahead () project. Those familiar with hearing the songs as sequenced on that long-player .
The Sound of Miles Davis: The Discography by Jan Lohmann and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Here is the illustrated history of Miles Davis, the worldâ€™s most popular jazz trumpeter, composer, bandleader, and musical visionary. Davis is one of the most innovative, influential, and respected figures in the history of music. Heâ€™s been at the forefront of bebop, cool jazz, hard bop, modal jazz, and jazz-rock fusion, and remains the favorite and best-selling jazz artist ever. Miles Davis' honesty, the historical perspective in the book, the behind the scenes insights into the jazz scene and its players, all fascinating -- and Dion Graham's brilliant performance -- makes this one of my all time most compelling listens. Simon and Schuster, Jan 9, - Biography & Autobiography - pages. 0 Reviews. Musical genius, visionary artist, enigma -- more than ten years after his death, Miles Davis still looms large as.