All Blues - Miles Davis

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All Blues - Miles Davis
1 Background: 1959; modal jazz.
2 Rhythm and metre: 6/4; 156 crotchet bpm; solos make much use of syncopation.
3 Structure: 19 repeats of 12-bar blues sequence. Intro, Head x2, Trumpet solos x4, Alto sax solos x4, Tenor sax solos x4, piano solos x2, Head x2, Coda
4 Melody: Head: based on leap of a major 6th, 2nd phrase rises and falls conjunctly, use of mordents and acciaccaturas. Solo melodies are all improvised
5 Instruments: piano (trill), bass, drumkit, trumpet (muted), alto sax, tenor sax.
6 Tonality: mixolydian mode on G. Mixolydian mode on C.
7 Texture: mostly homophonic.
8 Harmony: G7 G7 G7 G7 C7 C7 G7 G7 D7# Eb7#; D7# G7 G7
9 Musical features: improvisation, 12 bar blues, syncopation, modes.

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