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Miles Daviss 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 Daviss 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 groupDaviss first electric bandto 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 groups driving rhythmic groove and the sonic and structural openness, surprise, and experimentation they were always pushing toward There he hearsand outlinesa fascinating web of musical interconnection that brings Daviss 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....

Title : The Miles Davis Lost Quintet and Other Revolutionary Ensembles
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ISBN : 022652700X
Format Type : Paperback
Language : English
Publisher : University of Chicago Press 1 edition November 16, 2017
Number of Pages : 276 pages
File Size : 695 KB
Status : Available For Download
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The Miles Davis Lost Quintet and Other Revolutionary Ensembles Reviews

  • V. Svorinich
    2019-04-21 12:28

    Bob Gluck’s new work is written with much heart, warmth, and intelligence. I hope this starts a new wave of academic books that focus on good narrative, new concepts, and sophistication without having to fall into the academic jargon charade.

  • mario pavone
    2019-04-04 15:14

    Great book!!

  • miles
    2019-04-11 12:11

    3 stars for miles,4 for the others ,as most of them were new to me. For me its miles forever and I know I must have read all what is available.