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Ken Burns JAZZ Collection: Miles Davis

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Miles Davis Works (47 items)
list by Koji Ishimura
Published 9 years, 8 months ago 1 comment

Description: First emerging in Charlie Parker's quintet and the hothouse of bop in the late 1940s, Miles Davis soon became the dominant trendsetter in modern jazz, creating new settings for his spare, lyrical trumpet in the cool, hard bop, modal, and fusion movements. This career-spanning collection (an accompaniment to Ken Burns's 10-part documentary, Jazz), then, contains not only Davis's landmarks, but also some of modern jazz history's mileposts. The 1949 Birth of the Cool nonet sessions, represented here by "Boplicity," heralded the cool school with its airy, transparent textures. The tougher, hard-swinging "Walkin'&quot ... (more)
Manufacturer: Sony
Release date: 7 November 2000
EAN: 0074646144329 UPC: 074646144329
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Koji Ishimura added this to a list 4 years, 7 months ago
Miles Davis Works (47 music items)