Friday, October 14, 2016

Miles Davis






































Artist:  Miles Davis
Birth Name:  Miles Dewey Davis III
Born:  May 26, 1926.  Alton, Illinois, USA
Died:  September 28, 1991 (Aged 65).  Santa Monica, California, USA
Genre:  Jazz, Bop, Cool Jazz, Hard Bop, Jazz Funk, Jazz Rock, Post-Bop, Jazz Instrument, Trumpet Jazz
Occupation:  Musician, Bandleader, Composer, Trumpeter
Instruments:  Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Piano, Organ, Synthesizer

Miles Davis was an American Jazz Musician, Trumpeter, Bandleader, and Composer.  He was one of the most influential and innovative musicians of the 20th century of several developments in Jazz Music, including Bebop, Cool Jazz, Hard Bop, and Jazz Fusion.  In 2006, Miles Davis was inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame.  In 2008, his 1959 album Kind Of Blue received fourth Platinum Certification from RIAA for shipment of at least four million copies in USA.














Title:  Kind Of Blue  (1997)
Genre:  Jazz, Bop, Cool Jazz, Hard Bop, Jazz Funk, Jazz Rock, Post-Bop, Jazz Instrument, Trumpet Jazz
Label:  Columbia/Legacy
Rating:  *****

Tracks:

 1.  So What  (9:04)
 2.  Freddie Freeloader  ((9:34)
 3.  Blue In Green  (5:27)
 4.  All Blues  (11:33)
 5.  Flamenco Sketches  (9:26)

Bonus:  CD on Reissue

 6.  Flamenco Sketches (Alternate Take)  (9:12)

Personnel:

Miles Davis:  Trumpet
Julian "Cannonball" Adderley:  Alto Saxophone, Except on Track 3
John Coltrane:  Tenor Saxophone
Bill Evans:  Piano Except on Track 2
Wynton Kelly:  Piano on Track
Paul Chambers:  Double Bass
Jimmy Cobb:  Drums

Kind Of Blue is an album of Miles Davis, originally released on August 17, 1959, remastered and reissued on March 25, 1997. featuring John Coltrane, Julian "Cannonball" Adderley, Bill Evans, Paul Chambers, Wynton Kelly and Jimmy Cobb.  Kind Of Blue has been one of the Miles Davis's best-selling album and one of the best-selling Jazz Record of All Time, also one of Rolling Stone Magazine's list of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time!.


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