Essays Tagged: "Miles Davis"

Miles Davis.

Miles DavisOne of the most popular jazz musicians of all time is Miles Davis. Davis brought many new ... bandleader, as well as a composer. Davis's pure sound was a major part of his unparalleled success.Miles Davis was born on May 26, 1926. He spent his childhood years in East St. Louis. His father was ... 26, 1926. He spent his childhood years in East St. Louis. His father was tough, but seemed to have Miles' best interests in mind. As for his mother, she seemed to be less understanding of her son. Ra ...

(7 pages) 93 0 5.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

From Start to Finish-The Trumpet.

turies hasthe sound we have come to know as the trumpet has truly developed.Jazz trumpeters such as Miles Davis Dizzy Gilespi and Louis Armstronghave played an important part in the development of the ... he piece, at least in part, in order to adaptthe writing to the instrument's technical capabilities.Miles DavisMiles Davis was know primarily to jazz music fans as a trumpetplayer. He was born on May ...

(6 pages) 52 0 3.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

This essay is about Jazz's dominant affect on the social environment in America.

use of freedom All jazz musicians have stretched this freedom to its farthest reaches in some way. Miles Davis is one of the best known musicians to explore this freedom. Through his maturity, Davis ... the listener. Williams accurately describes Davis' playing saying, "[. . .]one passionate note from Miles Davis seemed to imply a whole complex of expressive sound, and three notes a ravishing melody" ...

(8 pages) 184 0 4.6 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Foredrag om Miles Davis(Speech about Miles Davis)

Ja, jeg skal da fortelle litt om Miles Davis, som ble født 25. mai 1926 i Illinois i USA. Han ble født inn i en typisk ... ket. Selv om både moren og søsteren drev med musikk, da med piano og orgel, hadde ikke Miles Davis interessert seg i det hele tatt. Det var derfor en overraskelse for alle at trompeten sk ... kal han ha klart å lære bort svært mye til de han spilte sammen med.I 1948 endret Miles Davis noe av stilen sin. Jeg har her en sang fra etter skillet, og som dere vil høre er ...

(3 pages) 29 0 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

This is an essay explaining what i have learned from my jazz course.

s years, they will have the character wearing dark shades. I've also gained a lot of admiration for Miles Davis. Through this course I have learned of his extreme talent, dexterity and ability to chan ...

(2 pages) 48 0 4.3 Dec/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Etymiology of the word CAT.

he Cat & Fiddle Club were and are all prominent jazz clubs where renowned jazz legends such has Miles Davis, Jason Lindner, and B.B. King preformed. The peak of the word's slang usage was in the 1 ...

(2 pages) 16 0 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Analysis Of Miles Davis' "Kind Of Blue"

In early 1959, jazz trumpeter Miles Davis laid down the foundation for a whole new style of jazz music. Through his "Kind of Blue" ... r to revel in the simplicity of the modes. Davis planted the seeds for this new style in his album "Milestones"� but "Kind of Blue"� showed that the style had matured and was more develo ...

(3 pages) 44 0 5.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Miles Davis

Miles DavisThe music and the artistic innovation of Miles Davis made him one of the most popular jaz ... the artistic innovation of Miles Davis made him one of the most popular jazz musicians in history. Miles Davis, the noted jazz trumpeter who gained fame back in the year 1955, when he performed at th ... and artist in the field of jazz are still evident today.Among the many musical styles he performed, Miles Davis created a new breed of his own, the more well known ones being bebop and cool jazz. Kahn ...

(17 pages) 45 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Miles Davis: Jazz Musician Innovator

There is little doubt that Miles Davis was one of the most innovative artists of the 20th century. Often compared to great phil ... of the most innovative artists of the 20th century. Often compared to great philosophical thinkers, Miles Davis revolutionized jazz and changed the face of music forever. "Miles Davis was the personif ... ization, yet he was the forerunner and innovator of many distinct and important musical movements" (Miles Davis Properties). Most of it can be attributed to his longing for new creations and incapabil ...

(7 pages) 34 0 1.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Miles Davis Research Paper

Miles Dewey Davis III began a remarkable life on May 26th, 1926 in Alton, Illinois. Unlike other not ... egan a remarkable life on May 26th, 1926 in Alton, Illinois. Unlike other notorious jazz musicians, Miles grew up in wealth. His father was a superb dental surgeon in East St. Louis. He began playing ... rope to further their musical education. However, as prestigious as Julliard was it did not attract Miles Davis. He soon found himself skipping out on school and participating in jam sessions. These w ...

(4 pages) 2749 0 3.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

My Funny valentine

My Funny Valentine" had been a favorite number for countless performers, which includes Chet Baker, Miles Davis, Frank Sinatra, and many more. In order to analyze the song fully, there must be an unde ...

(5 pages) 2 0 0.0 Nov/2013

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts