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Miles Goes Electric

Bob Gluck

in The Miles Davis Lost Quintet and Other Revolutionary Ensembles

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226180762
eISBN:
9780226303390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226303390.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Popular

By 1969, a time of societal and culture change, protest, and exploration, jazz trumpeter Miles Davis had assimilated the innovations of Ornette Coleman and John Coltrane, in particular Coleman’s ... More


Miles Davis’s Increasingly Electronic 1970, and a Reflection on His 1971–75 Bands

Bob Gluck

in The Miles Davis Lost Quintet and Other Revolutionary Ensembles

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226180762
eISBN:
9780226303390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226303390.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Popular

Miles Davis’s desire for a more electric sound led the Fender Rhodes electric piano to become Chick Corea’s instrument in the “Lost” Quintet. Its greater volume and potential to create a wider range ... More


“Bitches Brew,” in the Studio and on the Road

Bob Gluck

in The Miles Davis Lost Quintet and Other Revolutionary Ensembles

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226180762
eISBN:
9780226303390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226303390.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Popular

In late August 1969, after touring Europe with his new quintet, Miles Davis assembled a larger studio ensemble built around his working band. The group included multiple keyboardists and ... More


Ornette Coleman’s Children: Comparisons and Contrasts Inside and Outside the Jazz Economy

Bob Gluck

in The Miles Davis Lost Quintet and Other Revolutionary Ensembles

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226180762
eISBN:
9780226303390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226303390.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Popular

A panoply of musical ideas connect Miles Davis’s “Lost” Quintet, Circle, and the Revolutionary Ensemble. Linking these three bands as “children” of Ornette Coleman goes against the oft-told story of ... More


The Miles Davis Lost Quintet and Other Revolutionary Ensembles

Bob Gluck

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226180762
eISBN:
9780226303390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226303390.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

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 ... More


Bebop: The Music and Its Players

Thomas Owens

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195106510
eISBN:
9780199853182
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195106510.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Created in the jazz clubs of New York City, and initially treated by most musicians and audiences as radical, chaotic, and bewildering, bebop has become, this book states, “the lingua franca of jazz, ... More


Hard Bop: Jazz and Black Music, 1955–1965

David H. Rosenthal

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195085563
eISBN:
9780199853199
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195085563.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Hard bop was a brand of post bebop jazz that enveloped many of the most talented American musicians in the period between 1955 and 1956. These were years unrivalled in jazz history for the number of ... More


Trumpeters

Thomas Owens

in Bebop: The Music and Its Players

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195106510
eISBN:
9780199853182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195106510.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

The lineage of bebop trumpeters begins with Dizzy Gillespie. His colleagues acknowledged him as a leader from the beginning, and soon the general public was aware of him. Most early articles on the ... More


The Quintet

Davis Quintet

in The Studio Recordings of the Miles Davis Quintet, 1965–68

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195393835
eISBN:
9780190268046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195393835.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter outlines the history of the Miles Davis Quintet, one of the most important and influential performers of jazz music. It examines their compositions, recordings, and their working methods ... More


The Studio Recordings of the Miles Davis Quintet, 1965–68

Keith Waters

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195393835
eISBN:
9780190268046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195393835.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular

The influence of Miles Davis's “second great quintet, ” consisting of Davis, Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter, and Tony Williams continues to resonate. Jazz musicians, historians, and ... More


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