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The Blue Moment: Miles Davis's Kind of Blue and the Remaking of Modern Music

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Blue Moment: Miles Davis's Kind of Blue and the Remaking of Modern Music - Williams, Richard
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'It is the most singular of sounds, yet among the most ubiquitous. It is the sound of isolation that has sold itself to millions'. Miles Davis' "Kind of Blue" is the best selling piece of music in the history of jazz, and for many listeners among the most haunting in all of twentieth-century music. It is also, notoriously, the only jazz album many people own. Recorded in 1959 (in nine miraculous hours), there has been nothing like it since. Its atmosphere - slow, dark, meditative, luminous - became all-pervasive for a ...

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Blue Moment: Miles Davis's Kind of Blue and the Remaking of Modern Music 2010, W. W. Norton & Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780393076639

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The Blue Moment: Miles Davis's Kind of Blue and the Remaking of Modern Music 2010, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571245079

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The Blue Moment: Miles Davis's Kind of Blue and the Remaking of Modern Music 2009, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571245062

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