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A Miles Davis reader

Author: Bill Kirchner
Publisher: Washington : Smithsonian Institution Press, ©1997.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Miles Davis reader.
Washington : Smithsonian Institution Press, ©1997
(OCoLC)639421559
Named Person: Miles Davis; Miles Davis; Miles Davis; Miles Davis
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Kirchner
ISBN: 156098774X 9781560987741 1560988029 9781560988021
OCLC Number: 36590139
Description: ix, 272 pages : music ; 24 cm
Contents: Self-portrait / Miles Davis --
Miles Davis in retrospect / Michael Ullman --
Nothing but bop? "Stupid," says Miles / Pat Harris --
Miles Davis and the cool tendency / André Hodeir --
Miles Davis and the birth of the cool: a question of influence / Bill Kirchner --
Collector's items / Max Harrison --
They all juggled milk bottles / W.T. Lhamon --
Miles Davis: "One of the great mother fuckers" / Amiri Baraka --
Sheer alchemy, for a while: Miles Davis and Gil Evans / Max Harrison --
Miles and Gil: portrait of a friendship / Marc Crawford. Miles Davis times three: the evolution of a jazz artist / Don Heckman --
Blindfold tests / Leonard Feather --
Miles Davis and "My Funny Valentine": the evolution of a solo / Howard Brofsky --
Miles Davis: 1964-69 recordings / Harvey Pekar --
Lost quintet / Peter Keepnews --
Unmasking of Miles Davis / Chris Albertson --
Afternoon at Miles's / Sy Johnson --
Miles Gloriosus / Bob Blumenthal --
Miles's wiles / Gary Giddins --
Listening to Davis live in London: the 1980s / Max Harrison --
Miles Davis biography fails to unravel strands of art and image / Larry Kart --
Miles Davis, musical dialogician / Gary Tomlinson. Miles to go, promises to keep / Gary Giddins --
Memorial for Miles, and the friend who couldn't make it / Marc Crawford.
Responsibility: edited by Bill Kirchner.

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