Miles Davis – All blues
Tonality - The key of this piece is modal
Harmony – It is based around the 12 bar blues sequence:
G7 / G7 / G7 / G7
C7 / C7 / G7 / G7
D7#9 / Eb7#9 / G7 / G7
There are altered chords in bars 9 and 10 of this sequence, these chords have a 7th and a sharpened 9th added to them.
Melody – During the head(main tune section), it is based on a simple motif. Uses a leap of a major 6th. Has an upper mordent. When the head returns at the end, the melody is developed. During Davis’ solo, he uses a mixolydian mode. Davis uses a diminished scale over…