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Listen to This: Miles Davis and "Bitches Brew"

Victor Svorinich

Abstract

When Bitches Brew was released, it was not just another jazz album, but a major single event, with ramifications rippling over the next forty-plus years. Not only did Miles Davis change the face of jazz once again by launching the entire jazz-fusion movement, he changed all of modern music. Listen to This looks in detail at the making of Bitches Brew, exploring the inner workings of Davis at his creative peak, and provides resolution to many of the controversies that have plagued this record since its inception. It revisits the mysteries surrounding the album and places it into both a historic ... More

Keywords: Miles Davis, Bitches Brew, Jazz Fusion, Music Analysis, Recording

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9781628461947
Published to University Press of Mississippi: January 2018 DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781628461947.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Victor Svorinich, author
Kean University