Miles Davis

Miles Davis

by Brian Morton
     
 

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Miles Davis's recordings include several of the most acclaimed jazz albums, from the relaxed style of Birth of the Cool to the orchestral Sketches of Spain and Kind of Blue. Bitches Brew, became the bestselling jazz album of all time.

Overview

Miles Davis's recordings include several of the most acclaimed jazz albums, from the relaxed style of Birth of the Cool to the orchestral Sketches of Spain and Kind of Blue. Bitches Brew, became the bestselling jazz album of all time.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781904341796
Publisher:
Haus Publishing
Publication date:
12/01/2005
Series:
Life&Times Series
Pages:
170
Sales rank:
823,494
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

Brian Morton was an academic, THES literary editor and broadcaster. He has published fiction, music and literary criticism, and is a regular columnist for the Sunday Herald, Financial Times and Scotsman. As a saxophonist and composer, he was the co-leader of the musical ensemble 'The Golden Horde', and has composed jazz and musical theatre pieces. His Penguin Guide to Jazz on CD (co-written with Richard Cook) is the essential reference work on recorded jazz.

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