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Music: An Introduction (WAOL): Miles Davis (Jazz)

Resources for students enrolled in Wayne Smith's WAOL class

Miles

By Tom Palumbo from New York City, USA (Miles Davis) [CC-BY-SA-2.0)

Miles Davis by Palumbo

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Sketches of Spain.

Birth of the Cool.

Jazz became Gunther Schuller's new obsession. In the late '40s and early '50s, French horn players were rare in jazz ensembles, and that helped him get in with some greats — including Miles Davis. The trumpeter invited Schuller to record on the sessions that became the classic album The Birth of the Cool.

Miles Davis - Beyond Wikipedia

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Books!

Check your college library or public library for books or eBooks on Miles Davis.  Worldcat can be configured to show the books closest to you.  Here is a link to a few recommended titles on Miles Davis.


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