Miles Davis – Kind Of Blue

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The best-selling jazz album of all time

Miles Dewey Davis was born on May 26, 1926 in Alton, Illinois. He was known to the general public primarily as a trumpet player. However, in the world of music he had a great deal of influence not only as a innovative bandleader but also as a composer. His music and style was important in the development of improvisational techniques incorporating modes rather than standard chord changes. Miles experiments with modal playing reached its apotheosis in 1959 with his recording of Kind of Blue. Davis had a great artistic gift for painting and creating music. He is one of the very few jazz musicians of our time who had the ability to improvise and swing at a constant tempo. When Miles played a tune it became part of his soul and it never lost character. He passed away September 28, 1991 and he will be deeply missed. His music and influence in the world of jazz and art will remain with us for eternity.

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Label : CBS / Released : 1962

Credits:
Bass – Paul Chambers (3) (tracks: All)
Drums – Jimmy Cobb (tracks: All)
Piano – Bill Evans (tracks: A1, A3, B1, B2) , Wynton Kelly (tracks: A2)
Saxophone [Alto] – Cannonball Adderley (tracks: A1, A2, B1, B2)
Saxophone [Tenor] – John Coltrane (tracks: All)
Trumpet – Miles Davis (tracks: All)

Tracklisting :

Side A
1 So What (8:56)
2 Freddie Freeloader (9:32)
3 Blue In Green (5:27)

Side B
1 All Blues (11:34)
2 Flamenco Sketches (9:32)

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