Where and When was All Blues recorded?
The album was reorded in 1959 in New York.
Features of 'All Blues'..
- Added notes (7ths, 9ths, 13ths..)
- Call and Response
- Blues Notes
- Repeated Phrases
- Pentatonic Scales
What is the melody like in 'All Blues'?
The meoldies are more develpoed as the chords dont change rapidly. Miles Davis plays very lyrically - as though he is singing. The melody uses blues scale.
The piece is generally quite restained and mostly mf apart from some louder trumpet parts. The rhythm section constantly plays more quietly than the solo instrument. The instruments fade out in the Coda.
156 crotchets per minute
The drum has lots of syncopations.
Syncopations in the melodies.
Triplets are often used.
Quavers are often swung creating 'swinging rhythms'.