MILES DAVIS - All Blues

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  • MILES DAVIS - All Blues
    • Time Signature
      • 6/4
      • marked as "jazz waltz"
    • Tonality
      • modal jazz
      • G mixolydian mode
      • focuses on mode/scale
    • Texture
      • made up of riffs
      • 3 riffs are used on double bass
      • alto, tenor sax play in thirds
    • Dynamics
      • mainly p
      • diminuendo in Head 4
    • Rhythm
      • harmonic and rhythmic background
      • provides comping
        • chords and rhythms
    • Tempo
      • 156bmp crotchet
      • two dotted minims
    • Instrumentation
      • frontline - Trumpet (Miles Davis)
      • alto sax (Cannonball)
      • tenor sax (Coltrane)
      • bass (Chambers)
      • drums (Cobb)
      • piano (Evans)
    • Harmony
      • 1. G7, G7, G7, G7
      • 2. C7, C7, G7, G7
      • 3. D7#9, Eb7#9/D7#9, G7, G7
      • repeat of 12-bar-blues sequence
    • Form and Structure
      • Intro - brushed snares, bass riff
      • Head 1 - original tune/melody muted trumpet
      • Link 1 - 4 bars between repetitions breaks up
      • Head 2 - melody slightly developed, link 2
      • Solo 1 - Miles Davis - trumpet, link 2
      • Solo 2 - Adderly - Alto sax, link 3
      • Solo 3 - Coltrane - Tenor sax, link 4
      • Solo 4 - Evans - piano (comping), link 5
      • Head 3 - same as head 1, link 6
      • Head 4 - melody developed, more "minor" feel, link 7
      • Outro - short solo. Miles Davis - tonic note G over sax riff and piano trill

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