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All Blues: Miles Davis. Area of Study 3


Background
Jazz this emerged in America around the turn of the nineteenth and twentieth century. The track is
from the album Kind of Blue which was recorded in one studio session in 1959.

Instruments:
Trumpet Miles Davis
Alto Saxophone Cannonball
Tenor Saxophone…

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All Blues: Miles Davis. Area of Study 3


Texture
The rhythm section remain simple and repetitive throughout, so they don't distract from the
soloist
The saxes play a simple riff in 3rds during the head
Most of the piece consists purely of soloist with rhythm section accompaniment

Timbre
The overall…

Comments

Samuel Richardson

a great concise set of notes on 'All Blues' by Miles Davis. A set of questions follows the notes to make sure you can remember the important information. Maybe make these questions into a getrevising quiz to help others. 

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