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april 17 - o 1955- Newport Jazz Festival o Hired John...

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Miles Davis o ‘King Maker’ o Begin to hear real personality in 1945 in recordings with Charlie Parker o 1947- ‘Donna Lee’ Parker/Davis Dispute over author o 1947- recording with ‘Miles Davis and his Allstars’ Max Roach John Lewis o 1948- offered a job by Duke Ellington Turned it down o 1949- ‘Birth of the Cool’ recordings ‘Boplicity’ First very successful recording o Attempted to create his own unique style o 1949- ‘Move’ Quicker tune Features Lee Konitz o Alto sax o Played with Lennie Tristano o 1949- ‘Jeru’ Features Gerry Mulligan o 1950 52 nd street closed o Mid 1950s Davis moved from cool to hard bop
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Unformatted text preview: o 1955- Newport Jazz Festival o Hired John Coltrane Tenor and soprano sax Fired due to drug addiction o Worked with Gil Evans Arranger o 1957-58- Summertime album Arranged with Gil Evans o 1959- Solea Sketches of Spain album Collaboration with Evans Modal Jazz Solea -flamenco dance emphasizing loneliness o 1959- Kind of Blue album First successful modal jazz album o 1969- Bitchs Brew First jazz/rock fusion album MD Runs the Voodoo Down o 1974- Honky Tonk Highly criticized Rock fusion...
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course MUSIC 145 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '08 term at UNC.

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