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Who composed this piece?
Miles Davis
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When was this piece released?
1959
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What instruments make up the frontline?
Trumpet(Played by Miles Davis), Alto and Tenor saxophone(play an obstinato)
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What instruments make up the rhythm section?
Bass(Plays a riff), Drumkit(Played with brushes), Piano(comping)
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What is the time signature of this piece?
6/4
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How many bars does solo last?
12 Bars
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What is the structure of this piece?
Intro, Head 1, Head 2, Trumpet solo 1, 2, 3, 4, 4x 12 bar alto sax solo, Intro riff(piano), 4x 12 Bar tenor sax solo, Intro riff(piano), 2x 12 Bars piano solo, Head 3, Head 4, Intro Riff, Coda
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What key is this piece in?
G
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Extended chords?
Adding the 7th and 9th note of a scale to the chord to add depth.
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What is the tonality of this piece?
Modal
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What is the chord sequence?
G7, G7, G7, G7, C7, C7, G7, G7, D7- #9, Eb7- #9 and D7- #9, G, G
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What is the 12 bar blues sequence?
All blues is based around this sequence, it has a 4 bar linking sequence between each section.
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How many times is the 12 bar sequence played?
19 times
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Ostinati?
A short repeated pattern
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Which instruments play the riff?
The riff is played by the bass guitar and the saxophones.
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1959

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When was this piece released?

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Trumpet(Played by Miles Davis), Alto and Tenor saxophone(play an obstinato)

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Card 4

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Bass(Plays a riff), Drumkit(Played with brushes), Piano(comping)

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Card 5

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6/4

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