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"" consists of a ten-measure cycle following a short four-measure introduction. "So What" became the tune, the one that every musician — not just the practitioners of jazz — simply had to know. These two amazing productions, the biggest and the second-biggest selling jazz albums ever, were both recorded in 1959 and both - though his role in Kind of Blue has been disputed - were made under the auspices of the great producer Teo Macero. " , of , noted the consistent innovation present throughout the album, stating: "It wasn't just one tune that was a breakthrough, it was the whole record. "Kind of Blue" also featured the legendary musicians John Coltrane, Cannonball Adderly, Paul Chambers and Jimmy Cobb. Miles conceived these settings only hours before the recording dates and arrived with sketches which indicated to the group what was to be played. Cwik, Greg September 25, 2015. The liner notes list Davis as author of all compositions, but many scholars and fans believe that Bill Evans wrote part or the whole of "Blue in Green" and "Flamenco Sketches". That take, not the master, was issued in 1997 as a bonus alternate take. These insights helped lead the way to the "" approach in jazz. The Davis band played a mixture of , , and originals by composers such as , , , Davis himself, and. " February 27, 2008, at the ". Sonically, it was reportedly better than the four-track counterpart that replaced it. "Flamenco Sketches" studio sequence 2 1:12 15. " "See what you can do with this," Davis said. Long-serving bassist Chambers had been with the band from its beginning in 1955; alto saxophonist Adderley had joined in the fall of 1957, with tenor saxophonist Coltrane returning at the beginning of 1958; pianist Evans had replaced in April 1958, but quit in November to be replaced in turn by Kelly; and drummer Cobb had been hired in May 1958. "Freddie Freeloader" 1:27 9. — Kind of Blue was recorded on three-track tape in two sessions at ' in. 19 ;opacity:0;-webkit-transition:opacity. Composition [ ] Kind of Blue is based entirely on , diverging from Davis's earlier style of jazz with its complex and. The album was one of fifty recordings chosen in 2002 by the to be added to the , and in 2003 it was ranked number 12 on magazine's list of the. Select "Album e Compilation" under "Sezione". Many improvisatory rock musicians of the 1960s referred to Kind of Blue for inspiration, along with other Davis albums, as well as Coltrane's modal records 1961 and 1965. It's a good one too as Kahn talks about Bill's career as well as the other players , his writing BLUE IN GREEN and other matters like the studio's piano. The five master takes issued, however, were the only other complete takes; an insert for the ending to "Freddie Freeloader" was recorded, but was not used for release or on the issues of Kind of Blue prior to the 1997 reissue. Type Kind of Blue in the "Search BPI Awards" field and then press Enter. To the musicians who recorded it, Kind of Blue was just another session when it was released in August 1959. In a review of the album, senior editor stated: Kind of Blue isn't merely an artistic highlight for Miles Davis, it's an album that towers above its peers, a record generally considered as the definitive jazz album, a universally acknowledged standard of excellence. ; Jeff Sultanof 2002. " --- Bill Evans "KIND OF BLUE: THE MAKING OF THE MILES DAVIS MASTERPIECE" A classic book for a classic album, written by Ashley Kahn, DaCapo Press, Boston. These are monaural and the track on side P-6925 marked "Flamenco Sketches" actually holds "All Blues". Perhaps because this music never flaunts its genius. there will be fewer chords but infinite possibilities as to what to do with them. Kelly and Chambers backed on in 1960, and Evans and Chambers played on the sessions for by in 1961. Enter Kind of Blue in the "Artiest of titel" box. Archived from on August 10, 2020. Once the musicians were assembled, Davis gave brief instructions for each piece and then set to taping the sextet in studio. Davis was one of many jazz musicians growing dissatisfied with bebop, however, and saw its increasingly complex chord changes as hindering creativity. April 21, 2017, at the Acclaimed Music. In selecting the album as number 12 on its 2003 list of , maintaining the rating in a 2012 revised list, Rolling Stone magazine stated: "This painterly masterpiece is one of the most important, influential and popular albums in jazz". " Kind of Blue has been lauded as one of the most influential albums in the history of jazz. I think a movement in jazz is beginning away from the conventional string of chords. According to , Kind of Blue is the 49th most ranked record on critics' all-time lists. But the disc was quickly recognized by the jazz community as a classic. — except on "Blue in Green" and bonus disc track "So What"• The significant 1992 remaster corrected the original recording speed for side one, which had caused all prior releases to be slightly off-. The second tune recorded that day ended up as the lead and probably best-known album track. Though precise figures have been disputed, Kind of Blue is often cited as the best-selling jazz record of all time. Music writer Chris Morris cited Kind of Blue as "the distillation of Davis's art. "So What" studio sequence 2 0:13 12. — on "Freddie Freeloader" and bonus disc track "So What"• It still sounds like it was made yesterday". It was recorded on March 2 and April 22, 1959, at in , and released on August 17 of that year by. Influence [ ] The album's influence has reached beyond jazz, as musicians of such genres as rock and have been influenced by it, while critics have written about it as one of the most influential albums of all time. exltjl input:-webkit-autofill:focus,. Erasures or changes are impossible. Musicians from all genres perform, record and study the album's songs, and the influence of the songs on culture beyond music continues to grow. , Wall Street Journal, 10 October 2014• Octopus Publishing Group, London. For the tune "All Blues," Davis again played with the simplest of elements. When the band finally gathered again, this time minus pianist Kelly, the first tune recorded was essentially a series of Flamenco- and North African-derived scales. Four-track open-reel tape US only , Columbia CQ 379, as the complete five-track album. "" consists of five scales, which are each played "as long as the soloist wishes until he has completed the series". Production credit [ ] Kind of Blue was produced by staff producer. The Bill Evans Webpages: "Kind of Blue" Notes Bill Evans' liner notes, for the "Kind of Blue" album Bill Evans was the pianist in Miles Davis' group in 1958, and after a few tracks recorded and less than a year touring with the band, left to form his own trio and expand his career,. But with Kind of Blue [the sextet] all sound like they're fully into it. It was voted number 14 in 's 3rd Edition 2000. And just as younger artists looked to Davis for guidance and inspiration, he looked to them for raw, new talent and innovative musical ideas. In 2019, it was certified by the RIAA for shipments of over five million copies. It becomes a challenge to see how melodically innovative you can be. The live album documents this band. The 2014 album Blue by is a note-for-note reproduction of Kind of Blue. When you're based on chords, you know at the end of 32 bars that the chords have run out and there's nothing to do but repeat what you've just done—with variations. "So What" took an unusual tack: bassist Paul Chambers stated the opening melody, and with Evans playing rather unorthodox chords underneath, the song serves as somewhat of a fanfare or overture, hinting at what was in store for the listener. This release replaced the two-track release and remained in the Columbia catalog for a few years. "Flamenco Sketches" studio sequence 1 0:45 14. Bill Evans wrote in the LP liner notes, "Miles conceived these settings only hours before the recording dates. Davis in retrospect [ ] Late in his life, from the electric period on, Davis repeatedly disregarded his earlier work, such as the music of or Kind of Blue. Evans said that was part of Davis' genius — creating a simple figure that becomes much more. Though Davis and Coleman both offered alternatives to the rigid rules of bebop, Davis would never reconcile himself to Coleman's innovations, although he would incorporate musicians amenable to Coleman's ideas with his great quintet of the mid-1960s, and offer his own version of "free" playing with his outfits in the 1970s. " Renowned hip-hop artist and rapper reaffirmed the album's reputation and influence when discussing the significance of Kind of Blue, stating "It's like the —you just have one in your house. Kind of Blue. Kind of Blue. Released July 17, 1959 1959-07-17 Recorded March 2 and April 22, 1959 Studio in Length 45: 44 chronology 1959 Kind of Blue 1959 1959 Kind of Blue is a by American trumpeter. gives you a lot more freedom and space to hear things. It must have been made in heaven. One reviewer has called it a "defining moment of twentieth century music. It was unavailable by the end of the 1990s when production of Jazz Masterpiece series had ceased. In Davis's view, remaining static stylistically was the wrong option. It is his most acclaimed album, and has been cited as the best-selling jazz record ever released, despite later claims attributing the achievement to Davis's first record 1970. Select albums in the Format field. Macero did not produce Davis until after Townsend took over West Coast production duties for Columbia Records, when Macero took his place. A year before the recording, Davis slipped Evans a piece of paper on which he'd written with the musical symbols for "G minor" and "A augmented. : 195 However, over the years there has been confusion, with Davis's subsequent producer getting partial or full credit. Bill Evans assumed co-credit with Davis for "Blue in Green" when recording it on his album and the Davis estate acknowledged Evans' authorship in 2002. Some tracks are available on other reel tapes issued current at the time of or following the original release of the album, as by Various Artists. Therefore, you will hear something close to pure spontaneity in these performances. in 's series• " Several of the songs from the album have become. In his book Kind of Blue: The Making of a Miles Davis Masterpiece, writer wrote "still acknowledged as the height of hip, four decades after it was recorded, Kind of Blue is the premier album of its era, jazz or otherwise. Archived from on April 21, 2017. In part owing to Evans' joining the sextet during 1958, Davis followed up on the experimentation of by basing Kind of Blue entirely on , departing further from his earlier work's style of jazz. In 1958, the arrival of on the jazz scene via his fall residency at the club, consolidated by the release of his LP in 1959, muted the initial impact of Kind of Blue, a happenstance that irritated Davis greatly. That trio stayed with Davis for the recordings and the live sets and. It's the pinnacle of modal jazz — tonality and solos build from the overall key, not chord changes, giving the music a subtly shifting quality. 2,1 ;-webkit-transition:transform. The Kind of Blue musicians appeared together in further recorded ventures through the 1960s. Influenced by Russell's ideas, Davis implemented his first modal composition with the title track of his studio album 1958. 16-inch transcription discs. The album is Miles Davis' Kind of Blue. The rumor that the two-track version was the only one to be issued at correct speed for the tracks from the first album side is false. The rating descended to number 31 in Rolling Stone's revised list in 2020. Modal jazz was not unique to this album. A two-disc CD "50th Anniversary Collector's Edition" was released on September 30, 2008, by Columbia and Legacy. Kind of Blue: The Making of the Miles Davis Masterpiece. According to many sources, Miles concept for the modally-conceived tunes of the sessions was indeed based on the playing of Evans. This recording style contrasted with the typical preparation of providing musicians with the or, for improvisational jazz, providing the musicians with a or series of. Even before Kind of Blue, Davis was experimenting with "modal" jazz, keeping the background of a tune simple while soloists played a melody over one or two "modes," or scales, instead of busy chord progressions — the usual harmonic foundation of jazz. Ashley Kahn, author of Kind of Blue: The Making of the Miles Davis Masterpiece, says that the resulting recording possesses an almost spiritual quality as the musicians — particularly Coltrane — seemed to take a reverent approach to the composition. As the painter needs his framework of parchment, the improvising musical group needs its framework in time,. Columbia MiniDisc CM 40579, 1997• Archived from on November 6, 2012. Davis and his cool, measured trumpet style had been attracting attention in the jazz world since the mid-1940s. Even more than Davis, Coltrane took the modal approach and ran with it during his career as a leader in the 1960s, leavening his music with Coleman's ideas as the decade progressed. The setting allowed alto saxophonist Cannonball Adderley to return to his big-band roots. " keyboardist said that the chord progressions on the album influenced the structure of the introductory chords to the song "" on the album 1973. Columbia CD CK 40579, 1987• open-reel tape US only , Columbia GCB 60, from which "Freddie Freeloader" and "Flamenco Sketches" were omitted to reduce cost. Miles Davis presents here frameworks which are exquisite in their simplicity and yet contain all that is necessary to stimulate performance with sure reference to the primary conception. It is included in the 2005 book , described by reviewer Seth Jacobson as "a genre-defining moment in twentieth-century music, period. Kind of Blue. This most difficult problem, I think, is beautifully met and solved on this recording. Bill, in fact, penned "Blue In Green" though the writer's credit still usually goes to Miles, the Miles Davis Estate has finally admitted in 2002 on the official website , that Evans wrote the tune and his piano sound is so much a part of the ambience of this historic album. In 1994, the album was ranked number one in 's. The entire album was a series of modal sketches, with each performer given a set of scales that encompassed the parameters of their improvisation and style. It may be a stretch to say that if you don't like Kind of Blue, you don't like jazz — but it's hard to imagine it as anything other than a cornerstone of any jazz collection. Columbia DualDisc CN 90887, 2004• "" Davis, Evans 9:26• Guinness Book of Top 1000 Albums 1 ed. Pianist may not have been happy to see the man he replaced, Bill Evans, back in his old seat. Evans went on to create a cycle of chords as a meditative framework for solos on "Blue in Green. While the results were impressive with so little preparation, the persistent legend that the entire album was recorded in one pass is untrue. As was Davis's penchant, he called for almost no rehearsal and the musicians had little idea what they were to record. , Sony, 2005. exltjl input:-webkit-autofill,. I've listened to that album so many times that for the past couple of years, I haven't hardly listened to anything else. Guitarist of said his soloing on songs such as , "comes from Miles and Coltrane, and particularly Kind of Blue. Simmons, Ted February 26, 2013. Kind of Blue is consistently ranked among the greatest albums of all time. Jazz musicians were startled by the truly different sound on an album that laid out a clear roadmap for further modal explorations. Sides one and two were combined as tracks 1—5 on CD reissues. The resulting pictures lack the complex composition and textures of ordinary painting, but it is said that those who see well find something captured that escapes explanation. Library of Congress Catalog Record available at. Kahn got access to some very rare materials and never-before-seen session photos from the label's archives and the book features some heretofore unknown info on these classic sessions. "Flamenco Sketches" Miles Davis, Bill Evans 9:32 2008 bonus tracks No. "So What" recorded at Kurhaus, , April 9, 1960 Miles Davis 17:29 Personnel [ ] Per the liner notes. " According to , "though his role in Kind of Blue has been disputed", the recording was "made under the auspices" of Macero. But I have no feel for it anymore—it's more like warmed-over turkey. — except on "Freddie Freeloader" and bonus disc track "So What"• If necessary, click Advanced , then click Format , then select Album , then click SEARCH. On March 2, 1959, the tracks "", "", and "" were recorded for side one of the original , and on April 22 the tracks "" and "" were recorded, making up side two. Only "Flamenco Sketches" yielded a complete take on the first try. Drummer Cobb says it all comes down to simplicity — the reason Kind of Blue has remained so successful for so long. 1986 Columbia Jazz Masterpieces compact disc reissue cover Kind of Blue was released as a 12-inch , in both and. These artists must practice a particular discipline, that of allowing the idea to express itself in communication with their hands in such a direct way that deliberation cannot interfere. Satisfied with the results, Davis prepared an entire album based on modality. Evans would prove an essential contributor to the Kind of Blue sessions. John Coltrane: His Life and Music. Aside from the weighty technical problem of collective coherent thinking, there is the very human, even social need for sympathy from all members to bend for the common result. com Arts critic Terry Teachout's brief yet on the album. "" is a twelve-bar blues form in. "Fran-Dance" alternate take Miles Davis 5:53 6. Author George Russell's website located at• Group improvisation is a further challenge. With Evans, Davis worked up a few basic compositional sketches, and when the musicians arrived at the studio on March 2, 1959, they were given the outlines. Bibliography [ ]• Davis had made a rare post-1953 sideman appearance in 1958 on Adderley's album; Evans and Adderley collaborated on the latter's LP from 1961. " From Macero's own recollection, his involvement in the recording included "box[ing] everyone in so that there would be a physical closeness among the musicians, not like today when the musicians are spread all over the place. In the mid-1950s, Davis discovered gold in the subtle sounds of 25-year-old pianist Bill Evans, whom he recruited into his late-1950s sextet. Track listing [ ] Side one No. This conviction that direct deed is the most meaningful reflections, I believe, has prompted the evolution of the extremely severe and unique disciplines of the jazz or improvising musician. Davis was at a musical peak in the 1950s and had been preparing the ideas that would become Kind of Blue for years. There are interviews new and old, a sturdy MILES bio up the 1958 album, Columbia's production sheets, sales figures,analyses, info on the outtakes, European album cover versions, and more on Bill Evans. Larkin described it as "the greatest jazz album in the world". I play Kind of Blue every day—it's my orange juice. Kind of Blue: The jazz album by Miles Davis that transformed music The Independent The Independent. Archived from on September 22, 2015. On some editions, the label switched the order for the two tracks on side two, "All Blues" and "Flamenco Sketches". Its influence on music, including jazz, , and genres, has led writers to also deem it one of the most influential albums ever recorded. Fifty years after its release, Kind of Blue continues to transport listeners to a realm all its own while inspiring musicians to create to new sounds—from acoustic jazz to post-modern ambient—in every genre imaginable. Davis wanted to capture the musicians' spontaneity — and he wanted to capture it on the first take. Columbia CD CK 64935, 1997• As with all bebop-based jazz, Davis's groups on the changes of a given song. "Freddie Freeloader" studio sequence 2 1:30 10. The Complete Guide to the Music of Pink Floyd. The 1997 reissue added the alternative take of "Flamenco Sketches". Evans formed his influential jazz trio with bassist and drummer ; "Cannonball" Adderley fronted popular bands with his brother ; Kelly, Chambers and Cobb continued as a touring unit, recording under Kelly's name as well as in support of Coltrane and , among others; and Coltrane went on to become one of the most revered and innovative of all jazz musicians. You can read an from the excellent website JerryJazzMusician. He was called back to play on the now legendary "Kind of Blue" album in the spring of 1959. 009375em;-webkit-text-decoration:inherit;text-decoration:inherit;text-transform:inherit;position:absolute;-webkit-transform-origin:left top;-ms-transform-origin:left top;transform-origin:left top;-webkit-transition:-webkit-transform. Kind of Blue has been regarded by many critics as the greatest jazz record, Davis's masterpiece, and one of the best albums of all time. "All Blues" studio sequence 0:18 2008 bonus disc No. High Fidelity News and Record Review. The influence of Kind of Blue did build, and all of the sidemen from the album went on to achieve success on their own. Kind of Blue : The Making of the Miles Davis Masterpiece. In 2005, a release included the original album, a in and , and a 25-minute documentary Made in Heaven about the making and influence of Kind of Blue. However, this was in error; Macero only produced that reissue, not the sessions for the original album. There have been multiple reissues of Kind of Blue, with additional pressings throughout the vinyl era. Neither are at the correct speed. Kind of Blue. In 2002, Kind of Blue was one of 50 recordings chosen that year by the to be added to the. The other tracks also quickly became standards, and the individual solos throughout the record continue to inspire musicians to this day. You don't have to worry about changes and you can do more with the [melody] line. : 166 The original LP did not credit a producer. "So What" or Kind of Blue, they were done in that era, the right hour, the right day, and it happened. However, it is Townsend's voice heard on the session tapes, who became Davis's producer after the departures of and. In 1953, the pianist published his , which offered an alternative to the practice of improvisation based on chords and chord changes. " Evans continued with an introduction concerning the modes used in each composition on the album. Background [ ] By late 1958, Davis employed one of the most acclaimed and profitable working bands pursuing the style. Select Platinum in the Certification field. Its vapory piano introduction is universally recognized". "Macero's role, however, was clearly that of an apprentice and observer. Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab SACD UDSACD 2085, 2015• " The second day of recording did not take place for seven weeks. When new jazz styles come along, the first few attempts to do it are usually kind of shaky. External links [ ]• It was voted number 14 in 's. Modal composition, with its reliance on scales and modes, represented, as Davis called it, "a return to melody. " The singer names it among his 25 favorite albums and "an important record" for him. "So What" studio sequence 1 1:55 11. Lydian Chromatic Concept of Tonal Organization website located at. " Along with by the 1959 and Coltrane's 1960 , Kind of Blue has often been recommended by music writers as an introductory jazz album, for similar reasons: the music on both records is very melodic, and the relaxed quality of the songs makes the easy for listeners to follow, without sacrificing artistry or experimentation. Completely revised and updated 4th edition. These liner notes below, written by Bill Evans, appear on the original recording sleeve. Archived from on March 17, 2011. Lydian Chromatic Concept of Tonal Organization. What I used to play with Bill Evans, all those different modes, and substitute chords, we had the energy then and we liked it. , Columbia CM 40579 US from a master prior to 1997, but not the Jazz Masterpiece remaster. The group had never played these pieces prior to the recordings and I think without exception the first complete performance of each was a "take. Early Charlie Parker records were like this. "Liner Notes to 1997 Reissue". "" consists of two modes: sixteen measures of the first, followed by eight measures of the second, and then eight again of the first. On December 16, 2009, the passed a resolution honoring the 50th anniversary of Kind of Blue and "reaffirming jazz as a national treasure". "In the case of Kind of Blue there were two producers: and ", said jazz historian. Select "Tutti gli anni" in the "Anno" drop-down menu. When you go this way, you can go on forever.。 。 。 。 。 。

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