Miles Davis. All Blues Analysis

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Miles Davis, All Blues



·         It is a mostly calm and quiet piece

·         Most of it is mf (moderately loud)

·         There are a few loud trumpet bits

·         The ensemble play p during the solos



·         6/4 time signature (it might like 3/4 but its not!)

·         It has fairly lyrical rhythms

·         Syncopated/swung rhythms.



·         It is marked ‘jazz waltz’

·         It is played at a moderate speed.

·         The tempo is the same throughout.

·         It sounds very laid-back.




·         All Blues was recorded in only 1 take.

·         The soloists were only told the structure, chord sequence, main melodic ideas and which mode/scale to



Not sure if monophonic...

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