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Miles Davis


Jazz Rock/Fusion

4.05 | 238 ratings

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Chris S
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4 stars Probably my first introduction to Miles Davis and like so many appreciators of MD music it took a long long time to 'Get it'. Once hooked however this album (apart from sentimental association) is a significant release from Miles Davis with hints of progressive flavours throughout. No doubt darker, more menacing progressive albums to follow but Sketches of Spain is as great a place to start as any. Highlights of SoS are part two of Concierto de Aranjuez , the incredible version of Will o the Wisp and Solea. There is some great ryhtym work developing on SoS. It is very hard defining MD's music especially certain albums, like Sketches Of Spain but this is excellent value and is highly recommended to all those progressive music followers wanting to get into the artists music but are not sure where to start. The diehards will already have this near the top of the pile.
Chris S | 4/5 |


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