Miles

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When written/or performed
1959
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Time Signature
6/4.
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Rhythm & Metre
Performed with swing quavers and has frequent syncopation
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Tempo
Described as Jazz Waltz as each 6/4 bar sounds like a pair of bars in 3/4 time.
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Instrumentation
Frontline: Trumpet, Alto and Tenor Sax. Rhythm: Piano, Bass, Drums. Trumpet uses mute, bass plays pizzicato, piano plays tremolo at start, switches to comping during solos.
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Tonality and Harmony
In G major but with a flattened seventh note. Therefore, its modal jazz
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Structure
12-bar blues progression. Five sections, Intro, Head 1, Head 2, Solos, Coda.
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Melody
Head melody characterised by rising 6ths. This followed by improvised solos by Trumpet (4 choruses), Alto sax (4 choruses), Tenor sax( 4 choruses), and Piano (2 choruses).
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