Miles Davis Companion: Four Decades of Commentary

Miles Davis Companion: Four Decades of Commentary

by Gary Carner, Gary Camer
     
 

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THE MILES DAVIS COMPANION profiles the life and career of jazz trumpeter Miles Davis. From '50s 'cool' jazz to '70s jazz-rock fusion new sounds and styles. Throughout his career, Davis attacked stereotypes and refused to kowtow to the musical (or popular ) press. THE COMPANION draws on profiles, interviews, liner notes, and original reviews of recordings to give a…  See more details below

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THE MILES DAVIS COMPANION profiles the life and career of jazz trumpeter Miles Davis. From '50s 'cool' jazz to '70s jazz-rock fusion new sounds and styles. Throughout his career, Davis attacked stereotypes and refused to kowtow to the musical (or popular ) press. THE COMPANION draws on profiles, interviews, liner notes, and original reviews of recordings to give a full picture of his work. IT also includes essays on the impact of Davis's life and music, his controversial stance toward women and other musicians, and his transformation from jazz musician to cultural icon.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780825672392
Publisher:
Omnibus Press
Publication date:
12/22/2000
Series:
Text Series
Pages:
300
Product dimensions:
6.01(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.61(d)

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