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Miles Davis, Miles smiles, and the invention of post bop

Author: Jeremy Yudkin
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2008.
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"Focusing on one of the legendary musicians in jazz, this book examines Miles Davis's often overlooked music of the mid-1960s with a close examination of the evolution of a new style: post bop. Jeremy Yudkin traces Davis's life and work during a period when the trumpeter was struggling with personal and musical challenges only to emerge once again as the artistic leader of his generation."--BOOK JACKET.
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Yudkin, Jeremy.
Miles Davis, Miles smiles, and the invention of post bop.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2008
(OCoLC)639585154
Named Person: Miles Davis; Miles Davis; Miles Davis
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy Yudkin
ISBN: 9780253219527 0253219523
OCLC Number: 123377316
Awards: Association for Recorded Sound Collections Award, 2009.
Description: xvi, 161 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Miles smiles? --
Birth --
Groove --
Voice --
Kind of blue --
"There is no justice" --
Not happening --
The second quintet --
The album Miles smiles, side 1 --
The album Miles smiles, side 2.
Responsibility: Jeremy Yudkin.
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