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The Miles Davis Lost Quintet and Other Revolutionary Ensembles

 

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The Miles Davis Lost Quintet and Other Revolutionary Ensembles

Bob Gluck


This book explores the performances of Miles Davis’s “Lost” Quintet, 1968-1970, to illuminate the unfolding of Davis’s musical thinking during a period of personal transition. A careful listening reveals music that privileged an uneasy dynamic tension between, on one hand, sonic and structural openness, surprise, and experimentation and, on the other hand, the rhythmic groove. Viewing Davis’s band in this manner allows new webs of musical interconnection to emerge ... Read more

 

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