The Studio Recordings of the Miles Davis Quintet, 1965-68 by Keith Waters

The Studio Recordings of the Miles Davis Quintet, 1965-68
  • Title : The Studio Recordings of the Miles Davis Quintet, 1965-68
  • Author : Keith Waters
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • ISBN Code : 0199831262
  • Pages : 320
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  • Language : English
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The "Second Quintet" -- the Miles Davis Quintet of the mid-1960s -- was one of the most innovative and influential groups in the history of the genre. Each of the musicians who performed with Davis--saxophonist Wayne Shorter, pianist Herbie Hancock, bassist Ron Carter, and drummer Tony Williams--went on to a successful career as a top player. The studio recordings released by this group made profound contributions to improvisational strategies, jazz composition, and mediation between mainstream and avant-garde jazz, yet most critical attention has focused instead on live performances or the socio-cultural context of the work. Keith Waters' The Studio Recordings of the Miles Davis Quintet, 1965-68 concentrates instead on the music itself, as written, performed, and recorded. Treating six different studio recordings in depth--ESP, Miles Smiles, Sorcerer, Nefertiti, Miles in the Sky, and Filles de Kilimanjaro--Waters has tracked down a host of references to and explications of Davis' work. His analysis takes into account contemporary reviews of the recordings, interviews with the five musicians, and relevant larger-scale cultural studies of the era, as well as two previously unexplored sources: the studio outtakes and Wayne Shorter's Library of Congress composition deposits. Only recently made available, the outtakes throw the master takes into relief, revealing how the musicians and producer organized and edited the material to craft a unified artistic statement for each of these albums. The author's research into the Shorter archives proves to be of even broader significance and interest, as Waters is able now to demonstrate the composer's original conception of a given piece. Waters also points out errors in the notated versions of the canonical songs as they often appear in the main sources available to musicians and scholars. An indispensible resource, The Miles Davis Quintet Studio Recordings: 1965-1968 is suited for the jazz scholar as well as for jazz musicians and aficionados of all levels.


The Studio Recordings of the Miles Davis Quintet, 1965-68 by Keith Waters

The Studio Recordings of the Miles Davis Quintet, 1965-68
  • Title : The Studio Recordings of the Miles Davis Quintet, 1965-68
  • Author : Keith Waters
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • ISBN Code : 9780199830169
  • Pages : 320
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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The "Second Quintet" -- the Miles Davis Quintet of the mid-1960s -- was one of the most innovative and influential groups in the history of the genre. Each of the musicians who performed with Davis--saxophonist Wayne Shorter, pianist Herbie Hancock, bassist Ron Carter, and drummer Tony Williams--went on to a successful career as a top player. The studio recordings released by this group made profound contributions to improvisational strategies, jazz composition, and mediation between mainstream and avant-garde jazz, yet most critical attention has focused instead on live performances or the socio-cultural context of the work. Keith Waters' The Studio Recordings of the Miles Davis Quintet, 1965-68 concentrates instead on the music itself, as written, performed, and recorded. Treating six different studio recordings in depth--ESP, Miles Smiles, Sorcerer, Nefertiti, Miles in the Sky, and Filles de Kilimanjaro--Waters has tracked down a host of references to and explications of Davis' work. His analysis takes into account contemporary reviews of the recordings, interviews with the five musicians, and relevant larger-scale cultural studies of the era, as well as two previously unexplored sources: the studio outtakes and Wayne Shorter's Library of Congress composition deposits. Only recently made available, the outtakes throw the master takes into relief, revealing how the musicians and producer organized and edited the material to craft a unified artistic statement for each of these albums. The author's research into the Shorter archives proves to be of even broader significance and interest, as Waters is able now to demonstrate the composer's original conception of a given piece. Waters also points out errors in the notated versions of the canonical songs as they often appear in the main sources available to musicians and scholars. An indispensible resource, The Miles Davis Quintet Studio Recordings: 1965-1968 is suited for the jazz scholar as well as for jazz musicians and aficionados of all levels.


Postbop Jazz in the 1960s by Keith Waters

Postbop Jazz in the 1960s
  • Title : Postbop Jazz in the 1960s
  • Author : Keith Waters
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • ISBN Code : 0190604573
  • Pages : 192
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  • Language : English
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Innovations in postbop jazz compositions of the 1960s occurred in several dimensions, including harmony, form, and melody. Postbop jazz composers such as Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, and Chick Corea broke with earlier tonal jazz traditions. Their compositions marked a departure from the techniques of jazz standards and original compositions that defined small-group repertory through the 1950s: single-key orientation, schematic 32-bar frameworks (in AABA or ABAC forms), and tonal harmonic progressions. The book develops analytical pathways through a number of compositions, including "El Gaucho," "Penelope," "Pinocchio," "Face of the Deep" (Shorter); "King Cobra," "Dolphin Dance," "Jessica" (Hancock); "Windows," "Inner Space," "Song of the Wind" (Corea); as well as "We Speak" (Little); "Punjab" (Henderson); "Beyond All Limits" (Shaw). These case studies offer ways to understand their harmonic syntax, melodic and formal designs, and general principles of harmonic substitution. By locating points of contact among these postbop techniques-and by describing their evolution from previous tonal jazz practices-the book illustrates the syntactic changes that emerged during the 1960s.


Postbop Jazz in the 1960s by Keith Waters

Postbop Jazz in the 1960s
  • Title : Postbop Jazz in the 1960s
  • Author : Keith Waters
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Postbop Jazz in the 1960s shows innovations in postbop composition of the 1960s at the hands of jazz composers such as Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea, among others. The book develops analytical pathways through a number of compositions, many of them well-known jazz compositions.


Miles Davis Compilation Albums by Source Wikipedia

Miles Davis Compilation Albums
  • Title : Miles Davis Compilation Albums
  • Author : Source Wikipedia
  • Publisher : Booksllc.Net
  • ISBN Code : 9781230796154
  • Pages : 36
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  • Language : English
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Commentary (music and lyrics not included). Pages: 35. Chapters: Ballads and Blues (Miles Davis album), Basic Miles: The Classic Performances of Miles Davis, Beautiful Ballads & Love Songs (Miles Davis album), Birth of the Cool, Circle in the Round, Conception (album), Cool & Collected, Directions (Miles Davis album), First Miles, Forever Miles Davis, Highlights from the Plugged Nickel, In Person Friday and Saturday Nights at the Blackhawk, Complete, Miles Davis' Greatest Hits, Miles Davis: The Complete Columbia Album Collection, Miles Davis & Gil Evans: The Complete Columbia Studio Recordings, Miles Davis Volume 1, Miles Davis Volume 2, Seven Steps: The Complete Columbia Recordings of Miles Davis 1963-1964, Super Hits (Miles Davis album), The Columbia Years 1955-1985, The Complete Bitches Brew Sessions, The Complete Columbia Recordings of Miles Davis with John Coltrane, The Complete In a Silent Way Sessions, The Complete Jack Johnson Sessions, The Complete On the Corner Sessions, The Complete Studio Recordings of The Miles Davis Quintet 1965-1968, The Essential Miles Davis, The Legendary Prestige Quintet Sessions, The Miles Davis Collection, Vol. 1: 12 Sides of Miles. Excerpt: Birth of the Cool is a compilation album by American jazz musician Miles Davis, released in 1957 on Capitol Records. It compiles twelve songs recorded by Davis's nonet for the label over the course of three sessions during 1949 and 1950. Featuring unusual instrumentation and several notable musicians, the music consisted of innovative arrangements influenced by classical music techniques such as polyphony, and marked a major development in post-bebop jazz. As the title implies, these recordings are considered seminal in the history of cool jazz. The majority of the recordings were originally released in the ten inch 78 rpm format and are all approximately...


Miles Davis, Miles Smiles, and the Invention of Post Bop by Jeremy Yudkin,Professor of Music and Chair of the Musicology and Ethnomusicology Department Jeremy Yudkin

Miles Davis, Miles Smiles, and the Invention of Post Bop
  • Title : Miles Davis, Miles Smiles, and the Invention of Post Bop
  • Author : Jeremy Yudkin,Professor of Music and Chair of the Musicology and Ethnomusicology Department Jeremy Yudkin
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  • Pages : 161
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Yudkin illustrates and precisely defines this style with an analysis of the 1966 classic Miles Smiles.


You'll Know When You Get There by Bob Gluck

You'll Know When You Get There
  • Title : You'll Know When You Get There
  • Author : Bob Gluck
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • ISBN Code : 0226300064
  • Pages : 272
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As the 1960s ended, Herbie Hancock embarked on a grand creative experiment. Having just been dismissed from the celebrated Miles Davis Quintet, he set out on the road, playing with his first touring group as a leader until he eventually formed what would become a revolutionary band. Taking the Swahili name Mwandishi, the group would go on to play some of the most innovative music of the 1970s, fusing an assortment of musical genres, American and African cultures, and acoustic and electronic sounds into groundbreaking experiments that helped shape the American popular music that followed. In You’ll Know When You Get There, Bob Gluck offers the first comprehensive study of this influential group, mapping the musical, technological, political, and cultural changes that they not only lived in but also effected. Beginning with Hancock’s formative years as a sideman in bebop and hard bop ensembles, his work with Miles Davis, and the early recordings under his own name, Gluck uncovers the many ingredients that would come to form the Mwandishi sound. He offers an extensive series of interviews with Hancock and other band members, the producer and engineer who worked with them, and a catalog of well-known musicians who were profoundly influenced by the group. Paying close attention to the Mwandishi band’s repertoire, he analyzes a wide array of recordings—many little known—and examines the group’s instrumentation, their pioneering use of electronics, and their transformation of the studio into a compositional tool. From protofunk rhythms to synthesizers to the reclamation of African identities, Gluck tells the story of a highly peculiar and thrillingly unpredictable band that became a hallmark of American genius.


Selected Works for Big Band by Mary Lou Williams

Selected Works for Big Band
  • Title : Selected Works for Big Band
  • Author : Mary Lou Williams
  • Publisher : A-R Editions, Inc.
  • ISBN Code : 9780895797629
  • Pages : 290
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  • Language : English
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The John Coltrane Reference by Lewis Porter,Chris DeVito,David Wild,Yasuhiro Fujioka,Wolf Schmaler

The John Coltrane Reference
  • Title : The John Coltrane Reference
  • Author : Lewis Porter,Chris DeVito,David Wild,Yasuhiro Fujioka,Wolf Schmaler
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • ISBN Code : 1135112576
  • Pages : 848
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  • Language : English
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The BBC's Jazz Book of the Year for 2008. Few jazz musicians have had the lasting influence or attracted as much scholarly study as John Coltrane. Yet, despite dozens of books, hundreds of articles, and his own recorded legacy, the "facts" about Coltrane's life and work have never been definitely established. Well-known Coltrane biographer and jazz educator Lewis Porter has assembled an international team of scholars to write The John Coltrane Reference, an indispensable guide to the life and music of John Coltrane. The John Coltrane Reference features a a day-by-day chronology, which extends from 1926-1967, detailing Coltrane's early years and every live performance given by Coltrane as either a sideman or leader, and a discography offering full session information from the first year of recordings, 1946, to the last, 1967. The appendices list every film and television appearance, as well as every recorded interview. Richly illustrated with over 250 album covers and photos from the collection of Yasuhiro Fujioka, The John Coltrane Reference will find a place in every major library supporting a jazz studies program, as well as John Coltrane enthusiasts.


The Miles Davis Lost Quintet and Other Revolutionary Ensembles by Bob Gluck

The Miles Davis Lost Quintet and Other Revolutionary Ensembles
  • Title : The Miles Davis Lost Quintet and Other Revolutionary Ensembles
  • Author : Bob Gluck
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • ISBN Code : 022618076X
  • Pages : 264
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Miles Davis’s Bitches Brew is one of the most iconic albums in American music, the preeminent landmark and fertile seedbed of jazz-fusion. Fans have been fortunate in the past few years to gain access to Davis’s live recordings from this time, when he was working with an ensemble that has come to be known as the Lost Quintet. In this book, jazz historian and musician Bob Gluck explores the performances of this revolutionary group—Davis’s first electric band—to illuminate the thinking of one of our rarest geniuses and, by extension, the extraordinary transition in American music that he and his fellow players ushered in. Gluck listens deeply to the uneasy tension between this group’s driving rhythmic groove and the sonic and structural openness, surprise, and experimentation they were always pushing toward. There he hears—and outlines—a fascinating web of musical interconnection that brings Davis’s funk-inflected sensibilities into conversation with the avant-garde worlds that players like Ornette Coleman and John Coltrane were developing. Going on to analyze the little-known experimental groups Circle and the Revolutionary Ensemble, Gluck traces deep resonances across a commercial gap between the celebrity Miles Davis and his less famous but profoundly innovative peers. The result is a deeply attuned look at a pivotal moment when once-disparate worlds of American music came together in explosively creative combinations.


Keith Jarrett's The Koln Concert by Peter Elsdon

Keith Jarrett's The Koln Concert
  • Title : Keith Jarrett's The Koln Concert
  • Author : Peter Elsdon
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • ISBN Code : 0199986592
  • Pages : 192
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  • Language : English
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Keith Jarrett ranks among the most accomplished and influential pianists in jazz history. His The Köln Concert stands among the most important jazz recordings of the past four decades, not only because of the music on the record, but also because of the remarkable reception it has received from musicians and lay-listeners alike. Since the album's 1975 release, it has sold over three million copies: a remarkable achievement for any jazz record, but an unprecedented feat for a two-disc set of solo piano performances featuring no well-known songs. In Keith Jarrett's The Köln Concert, author Peter Elsdon seeks to uncover what it is about this recording, about Keith Jarrett's performance, that elicits such success. Recognizing The Köln Concert as a multi-faceted text, Elsdon engages with it musically, culturally, aesthetically, and historically in order to understand the concert and album as a means through which Jarrett articulated his own cultural and musical outlook, and establish himself as a serious artist. Through these explorations of the concert as text, of the recording and of the live performance, Keith Jarrett's The Köln Concert fills a major hole in jazz scholarship, and is essential reading for jazz scholars and musicians alike, as well as Keith Jarrett's many fans.


The "Second Quintet" by Kwami Taín Coleman

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  • Title : The "Second Quintet"
  • Author : Kwami Taín Coleman
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In 1963, four years after recording Kind of Blue, his most successful album to date, Miles Davis began to assemble a new ensemble to record and tour. But much had changed in those four years. Ornette Coleman's sensational 1959 premiere at the Five Spot Café in Manhattan's East Village introduced audiences to a free improvised "new thing" in jazz and marked the emergence of an avant-garde. In turn, critics quickly portrayed Coleman, along with Cecil Taylor, Archie Shepp, and others, as insurrectionists who were intent on shattering the jazz tradition. Meanwhile, jazz venues in New York shuttered as the city government implemented urban renewal programs that targeted vice districts for "slum clearance, " reshaping the city's topography and impinging upon its music culture. As the "new thing" gained increasing critical attention, and musical experimentalism among emergent and veteran improvising musicians flourished, the music of Miles Davis's "Second Quintet" gradually became more "free." This dissertation offers an explanation of this stylistic change via the experimentalism of the so-called jazz avant-gardists, tracing how "free" (i.e. timbral, chromatic, polymetric, and free meter) improvisation proliferated in their live and studio recordings up to 1968. I suggest that the increasing abstraction and volatility of the Quintet's music can be best understood in the context of the jazz avant-garde and the tumultuous social and structural changes of the 1960s. I index the stylistic change of the Quintet chronologically across four chapters. Chapter One discusses the emergent jazz avant-garde and New York City's changing jazz culture and infrastructure circa 1959. The first half of Chapter Two is an exegesis of avant-gardism in critical jazz literature; the second half of the chapter goes into detail on the improvisational and compositional techniques of the jazz avant-garde. Chapter Three explores three important events in the Quintet's timeline: the departure of tenor saxophonist George Coleman, the addition of Sam Rivers on the group's Japanese tour in the summer of 1964, and the Quintet's several-week engagement at Chicago's Plugged Nickel nightclub featuring Wayne Shorter in December 1965. Chapter Four begins with an overview of a revealing critic roundtable on the jazz avant-garde printed in a 1965 issue of Down Beat magazine that vividly illustrates the mostly negative reception of the "new thing" and the relatively narrow space that these artists had to respond to criticism. The latter half of the chapter shows the Quintet's transformation between 1966-67, comparing the growing abstraction and intensity in their music with that of Cecil Taylor's 1966 LP Unit Structures. By focusing on free improvisation and calling into question genre as reliable taxonomy for artistic praxis, I seek to provide deeper understanding of Miles Davis's music and that of the jazz avant-garde of the 1960s, acknowledging experimentation as an important pretext for innovation. Utilizing archival research, comparative music analysis, and original musician interviews, I show how expressive freedom was a shared ideal among improvising musicians across the musical field, from the underground into the mainstream. As such, experimentalism, I argue, is the link between the jazz avant-garde and Davis's quintet during a transformational moment in American music history.


It's about that Time by Richard Cook

It's about that Time
  • Title : It's about that Time
  • Author : Richard Cook
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand
  • ISBN Code : 0195322665
  • Pages : 373
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  • Language : English
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An engaging portrait of the life and work of jazz great Miles Davis traces his career through the window of fourteen important albums recorded by Davis, illuminating each in terms of their contribution to Davis's evolution as a musician, composer, and group leader, as well as relating them to wider currents in contemporary music and the events in Davis's life.


The Last Miles by George Cole

The Last Miles
  • Title : The Last Miles
  • Author : George Cole
  • Publisher : University of Michigan Press
  • ISBN Code : 9780472032600
  • Pages : 534
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The story of the final recordings of one of the greatest jazz musicians of the twentieth century


Listen to This by Victor Svorinich

Listen to This
  • Title : Listen to This
  • Author : Victor Svorinich
  • Publisher : Univ. Press of Mississippi
  • ISBN Code : 1626743576
  • Pages : 176
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Listen to This stands out as the first book exclusively dedicated to Davis’s watershed 1969 album, Bitches Brew. Victor Svorinich traces its incarnations and inspirations for ten-plus years before its release. The album arrived as the jazz scene waned beneath the rise of rock and roll and as Davis (1926–1991) faced large changes in social conditions affecting the African-American consciousness. This new climate served as a catalyst for an experiment that many considered a major departure. Davis’s new music projected rock and roll sensibilities, the experimental essence of 1960s’ counterculture, yet also harsh dissonances of African-American reality. Many listeners embraced it, while others misunderstood and rejected the concoction. Listen to This is not just the story of Bitches Brew. It reveals much of the legend of Miles Davis—his attitude and will, his grace under pressure, his bands, his relationship to the masses, his business and personal etiquette, and his response to extraordinary social conditions seemingly aligned to bring him down. Svorinich revisits the mystery and skepticism surrounding the album, and places it into both a historical and musical context using new interviews, original analysis, recently found recordings, unearthed session data sheets, memoranda, letters, musical transcriptions, scores, and a wealth of other material. Additionally, Listen to This encompasses a thorough examination of producer Teo Macero’s archives and Bitches Brew’s original session reels in order to provide the only complete day-to-day account of the sessions.


Ovid and the Fasti by Geraldine Herbert-Brown

Ovid and the Fasti
  • Title : Ovid and the Fasti
  • Author : Geraldine Herbert-Brown
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • ISBN Code : 9780198149354
  • Pages : 249
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  • Language : English
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The Fasti is a poetical calendar of the Roman year, written by Ovid between AD 4-16. Dr Herbert-Brown's new research illuminates the poem as a unique contemporary source for our understanding of the politics and culture of the Augustan period, including the revival of religion. Ovid himself - who was banished in AD 8 - is revealed as a fascinating and ambivalent commentator.


The Berklee Book of Jazz Harmony by Joe Mulholland,Tom Hojnacki

The Berklee Book of Jazz Harmony
  • Title : The Berklee Book of Jazz Harmony
  • Author : Joe Mulholland,Tom Hojnacki
  • Publisher : Hal Leonard Corporation
  • ISBN Code : 1480360856
  • Pages : 264
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  • Language : English
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(Berklee Guide). Learn jazz harmony, as taught at Berklee College of Music. This text provides a strong foundation in harmonic principles, supporting further study in jazz composition, arranging, and improvisation. It covers basic chord types and their tensions, with practical demonstrations of how they are used in characteristic jazz contexts and an accompanying recording that lets you hear how they can be applied.


The New Crisis by N.A

The New Crisis
  • Title : The New Crisis
  • Author : N.A
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Miles Beyond by Paul Tingen

Miles Beyond
  • Title : Miles Beyond
  • Author : Paul Tingen
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  • ISBN Code : 9780823083602
  • Pages : 352
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Presents an in-depth exploration of the musician's controversial electric period and the impact it had on the jazz community, as drawn from firsthand recollections about his artistic and personal life. Reprint.


Jazzology by Robert Rawlins,Nor Eddine Bahha

Jazzology
  • Title : Jazzology
  • Author : Robert Rawlins,Nor Eddine Bahha
  • Publisher : Hal Leonard Corporation
  • ISBN Code : 0634086782
  • Pages : 265
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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Provides information jazz theory for all types of musicians, and covers harmony, scales and modes, voicing, arrangement techniques, improvisational strategies, fundamentals, and other related topics; and also includes exercises.


The Essential Jazz Records by Max Harrison,Charles Fox,Eric Thacker,Stuart Nicholson

The Essential Jazz Records
  • Title : The Essential Jazz Records
  • Author : Max Harrison,Charles Fox,Eric Thacker,Stuart Nicholson
  • Publisher : Burns & Oates
  • ISBN Code : 9780720117226
  • Pages : 889
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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Summary:

Following the same format as the acclaimed first volume, this selection of the best 250 modern jazz records and CDs places each in its musical context and reviews it in depth. Additionally, full details of personnel, recording dates, and locations are given. Indexes of album titles, track titles and musicians are included.


Miles by Miles Davis,Quincy Troupe

Miles
  • Title : Miles
  • Author : Miles Davis,Quincy Troupe
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • ISBN Code : 0671725823
  • Pages : 441
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  • Language : English
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Miles discusses his life and music from playing trumpet in high school to the new instruments and sounds from the Caribbean.


The Virgin encyclopedia of jazz by Colin Larkin

The Virgin encyclopedia of jazz
  • Title : The Virgin encyclopedia of jazz
  • Author : Colin Larkin
  • Publisher : Virgin Pub
  • ISBN Code :
  • Pages : 1024
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  • Language : English
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The Virgin Encyclopedia of Jazz, the only reference work to the genre you ever need own, catalogs, analyzes and evaluates every significant jazz artist of this century. Every major practitioner of the art is placed in context and examined under the critical microscope, and is given a full and exhaustive discography with star ratings. Here is all you could want to know about everybody from John Coltrane to Johnny Ball, from Charlie Parker to Acker Bilk. With The Virgin Encyclopedia of Jazz you are an instant master of pure beatnik cool.


Goldmine Standard Catalog of American Records by Tim Neely

Goldmine Standard Catalog of American Records
  • Title : Goldmine Standard Catalog of American Records
  • Author : Tim Neely
  • Publisher : Krause Publications Incorporated
  • ISBN Code : 9780873494717
  • Pages : 1392
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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Record expert Neely profiles nearly 175,000 45s, LPs, extended play singles, and 12-inch singles by artists whose first record was issued in 1975 or earlier. 200 photos. 8-page color section.


The Rolling Stone Jazz & Blues Album Guide by John Swenson

The Rolling Stone Jazz & Blues Album Guide
  • Title : The Rolling Stone Jazz & Blues Album Guide
  • Author : John Swenson
  • Publisher : Random House Incorporated
  • ISBN Code :
  • Pages : 781
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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An alphabetical list of artists provides a CD discography for each, includes ratings for all albums, and includes a short critical essay for each entry


Jazz Times by N.A

Jazz Times
  • Title : Jazz Times
  • Author : N.A
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  • Pages : N.A
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Miles Davis by Ian Carr

Miles Davis
  • Title : Miles Davis
  • Author : Ian Carr
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  • Pages : 658
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This revised edition of Ian Carr's biography of Miles Davis throws new light on his life and career from the early days in New York, with Charlie Parker, to his Birth of the Cool band, through his drug addiction in the early 1950s, and the years of extraordinary achievements during which he signed with Columbia, and drew to his band such unequalled talents as John Coltrane, Bill Evans, Wynton Kelly and Cannonball Adderly.


The Virgin Encyclopedia of Fifties Music by Colin Larkin

The Virgin Encyclopedia of Fifties Music
  • Title : The Virgin Encyclopedia of Fifties Music
  • Author : Colin Larkin
  • Publisher : Virgin Pub
  • ISBN Code :
  • Pages : 543
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  • Language : English
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All the facts and informed opinion that you need on the artists who made the history of this decade are contained in this single volume, distilled from The Virgin Encyclopedia of Popular Music, universally acclaimed as the world's leading source of reference on rock and pop history.


Goldmine Jazz Album Price Guide by Tim Neely

Goldmine Jazz Album Price Guide
  • Title : Goldmine Jazz Album Price Guide
  • Author : Tim Neely
  • Publisher : Krause Publications Incorporated
  • ISBN Code :
  • Pages : 576
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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Collectors of jazz on vinyl know how difficult it can be to find pristine copies of original classic jazz recordings, and ever-changing market values can make pricing those albums even more difficult. With this fantastic, updated 2nd edition, collectors will be able to accurately price records using the most current US market values. This all-encompassing reference features all types of jazz issued on 331/3 rpm long-playing records, including Dixieland, bebop, big band, swing, West Coast, fusion, modern and many others. It includes over 40,000 albums released between 1948 and today, valued in three grades of condition, as well as a thoroughly illustrated label guide for easy distinction between first editions and later pressings. Collectors will discover thousands of records not listed in any other price guide.


Vibe by N.A

Vibe
  • Title : Vibe
  • Author : N.A
  • Publisher :
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  • Pages : N.A
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Miles Beyond by Paul Tingen

Miles Beyond
  • Title : Miles Beyond
  • Author : Paul Tingen
  • Publisher : Watson-Guptill Publications
  • ISBN Code : 9780823083466
  • Pages : 352
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  • Language : English
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Presents an in-depth exploration of the musician's controversial electric period and the impact it had on the jazz community, as drawn from firsthand recollections about his artistic and personal life.


The Virgin Encyclopedia of Sixties Music by Colin Larkin

The Virgin Encyclopedia of Sixties Music
  • Title : The Virgin Encyclopedia of Sixties Music
  • Author : Colin Larkin
  • Publisher : Virgin Books Limited
  • ISBN Code :
  • Pages : 542
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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Published for the first time in hard cover this invaluable handbook contains 1000 entries taken from the Encyclopedia of Popular Music, offering an insight into the 60s -- the most analyzed yet least understood decade in the history of popular music. It includes every artist who had a significant impact on the development of rock and pop music in those ten years, from the Beatles-led invasion of America to the States' own pop aristocracy of Phil Spector and the Beach Boys, from the rise of Motown to the arrival of psychedelia and the Summer of Love. A perfect mix of fact and informed opinion contained in one single volume. Covers the essential elements -- dates, career facts, discography, album ratings plus a sense of context for each artist.


Kind of Blue by Ashley Kahn

Kind of Blue
  • Title : Kind of Blue
  • Author : Ashley Kahn
  • Publisher : Granta Books
  • ISBN Code : 9781862075412
  • Pages : 224
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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Now in paperback and illustrated with vintage photos, "Kind of Blue" is "a small treasure" ("The New Yorker") and the bestselling account of the creation of a jazz classic. 50 photos.


Forbes by N.A

Forbes
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  • Author : N.A
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  • Pages : N.A
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  • Language : English
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Free Jazz by Ekkehard Jost

Free Jazz
  • Title : Free Jazz
  • Author : Ekkehard Jost
  • Publisher : Da Capo Press
  • ISBN Code : 9780306805561
  • Pages : 214
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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"Neither in Europe, nor in the States, has anyone published a volume dealing with contemporary jazz problems in such a concise and detailed manner."--Jazz Forum When originally published in 1974, Ekkehard Jost's Free Jazz was the first examination of the new music of such innovators as Sun Ra, Ornette Coleman, and the Art Ensemble of Chicago. Jost studied the music (not the lives) of a selection of musicians-black jazz artists who pioneered a new form of African American music-to arrive at the most in-depth look so far at the phenomenon of free jazz. Free jazz is not absolutely free, as Jost is at pains to point out. As each convention of the old music was abrogated, new conventions arose, whether they were rhythmic, melodic, tonal, or compositional, Coltrane's move into modal music was governed by different principles than Coleman's melodic excursions; Sun Ra's attention to texture and rhythm created an entirely different big bang sound then had Mingus's attention to form. In Free Jazz, Jost paints a group of ten "style portraits"-musical images of the styles and techniques of John Coltrane, Charles Mingus, Ornette Coleman, Cecil Taylor, Archie Shepp, Albert Ayler, Don Cherry, the Chicago-based AACM (which included Richard Abrams, Joseph Jarman, Roscoe Mitchell, Lester Bowie, Anthony Braxton, and the Art Ensemble of Chicago), and Sun Ra and his Arkestra. As a composite picture of some of the most compelling music of the 1960s and '70s, Free Jazz is unequalled for the depth and clarity of its analysis and its even handed approach.


Option by N.A

Option
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  • Author : N.A
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  • Pages : N.A
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  • Language : English
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Musician by N.A

Musician
  • Title : Musician
  • Author : N.A
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  • Language : English
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Collectio Britannica by Robert Somerville,Stephan Kuttner

Collectio Britannica
  • Title : Collectio Britannica
  • Author : Robert Somerville,Stephan Kuttner
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand
  • ISBN Code : 9780198205692
  • Pages : 318
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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The reign of Pope Urban II (1088-1099) is often seen as a turning-point in the period of medieval history known as the Gregorian Reform. This volume presents for the first time modern editions of, and commentary on, the decrees of Urban's first papal council (at Melfi in 1089), and the excerpts of his acts found in the enigmatic canon-law book labeled the Collectio Britannica. Both editions are accompanied by English translations of the Latin texts. These two sets of texts make up a substantial proportion of the known documents produced by Pope Urban's chancery in the first year and a half of his pontificate, a time of particular tension in the medieval Church. This volume thus provides a hitherto unavailable critical basis for evaluating the early period of his reign, as well as a new assessment of the preservation and diffusion of his acts and of the Britannica.


Coda Magazine by N.A

Coda Magazine
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  • Author : N.A
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  • Language : English
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Kind of Blue by Miles Davis

Kind of Blue
  • Title : Kind of Blue
  • Author : Miles Davis
  • Publisher : Hal Leonard Corporation
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  • Pages : 88
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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Regarded by experts as "the best jazz recording of all time," the 1959 release Kind of Blue is one of the most influential albums in the history of jazz. The new hardcover deluxe edition of this exceptional book features transcriptions of all the improvised solos as well as sketch scores for all the songs from this landmark release; this includes Miles' trumpet parts, the brilliant sax work of John Coltrane and Cannonball Adderly, a full transcription of Wynton Kelly's piano solo on "Freddie Freeloader," and Paul Chambers' and Jimmy Cobb's rhythm section parts to use as guides for the feel of each composition. Songs include: So What * Freddie Freeloader * Blue in Green * All Blues * and Flamenco Sketches, including an alternate take. Also includes fabulous photos and an essay written specifically for this edition by composer Bill Kirchner, who won a Grammy for his notes on Sony's Miles Davis/Gil Evans boxed set, and edited The Miles Davis Reader for Smithsonian Institution Press. "For musicians in the know, this book can only enhance one's ardor for the album Quincy Jones calls his 'orange juice' and Donald Fagen hails as 'The Bible.'" -Ashley Kahn, author of Kind of Blue: The Making of the Miles Davis Masterpiece "Put on the recording, take out the score, and you'll learn a lot and hear things you hadn't noticed before." -Lewis Porter, Director of the MA in Jazz History and Research, Rutgers University at Newark