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The birth of the cool of Miles Davis and his associates / by Frank Tirro ; edited by Michael J. Budds

Author/Creator:
Tirro, Frank.
Other Title:
Title on accompanying disc: Miles Davis & his associates : The birth of the cool
Publication:
Hillsdale, N.Y. : Pendragon Press, c2009.
Series:
CMS sourcebooks in American music ; no. 5.
CMS sourcebooks in American music ; no. 5
Format/Description:
Book
xxv, 196 p. : ill., music ; 26 cm. + 1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.).
Subjects:
Davis, Miles -- Criticism and interpretation.
Jazz musicians -- United States.
Cool jazz -- History and criticism.
Jazz -- Social aspects -- United States.
Jazz.
Contents:
Dealing with the past : the Miles Davis Orchestra of 1948-1950
Cool : the word and the musical style
Musical beginnings : the ursprung of the style. Bix Beiderbecke ; Stan Getz and Ralph Burns ; Dave Brubeck and his octet ; Billy Strayhorn and Duke Ellington ; Lennie Tristano and his students
The Claude Thornhill Orchestra. "Ev'rything I love" ; "Thriving on a riff" ; "Donna Lee"
The formation of the band : the workshop and the club dates. The first broadcast ; The second broadcast
The Gil Evans arrangements. "Moon dreams" ; "Boplicity"
The Gerry Mulligan arrangements. "Jeru" ; "Godchild" ; "Venus de Milo" ; "Rocker"
The John Lewis arrangements. "Move" ; "Budo" ; "Rouge"
The John Carisi and Miles Davis compositions. "Israel" ; "Deception"
Cause and effect : the 1950s.
Contents of compact disc: In a mist (Bix Biederbedke)
Early autumn (Woody Herman)
Fugue on bop themes ; What is this thing called love? (Dave Brubeck Octet)
Chelsea Bridge (Duke Ellington)
Wow (Lennie Tristano)
Thriving on a riff ; Donna Lee (Claude Thornhill)
Moon dreams ; Boplicity ; Jeru ; Godchild ; Rocker ; Rough ; Israel ; Deception ; Summertime (Miles Davis)
Morpo (Shorty Rogers).
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 151-157) and index.
Includes discography: p. 159-160.
Contributor:
Budds, Michael J., 1947-
ISBN:
9781576471289 (alk. paper)
1576471284 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
182656764
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