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Sketches Of Spain

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  1. Sketches of Spain is an album by Miles Davis, recorded between November and March at the Columbia 30th Street Studio in New York City. An extended version of the second movement of Joaquín Rodrigo's Concierto de Aranjuez () is included, as well as a song called "Will o' the Wisp.
  2. Sketches Of Spain Lyrics: The streets of Barcelona are filled with blood and rain / The war is rolling over Spain / Men and women running with sticks of dynamite / Storming stone buildings in the.
  3. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of Sketches Of Spain on Discogs/5(33).
  4. Aug 03,  · The Sketches of Spain album consisted of five works by Spanish composers arranged by the great jazz band leader Gil Evans and played by the legendary trumpeter Miles Davis. It opens with one of the most famous Spanish tunes, Concierto de Aranjuez by Rodrigo – made famous in the film Brassed Off, where it is jokingly referred to as “Orange.
  5. Sep 23,  · Sketches of Spain is perhaps one of the absolute best collaborations between Miles Davis and Gil Evans. The lush orchestration is juxtaposed with Miles' sublime playing bringing out the desperation in the music, the laughter, and the folk dance nature - all at appropriate times/5().
  6. When Miles Davis entered into collaboration with Gil Evans for the recording of 'Sketches Of Spain' in , the duo had already been responsible for the albums 'Miles Ahead' and 'Porgy And Bess' which had paired the trumpeter with a large ensemble arranged and conducted by the mercurial Evans.
  7. Along with Kind of Blue, In a Silent Way, and Round About Midnight, Sketches of Spain is one of Miles Davis' most enduring and innovative achievements. Recorded between November and March -- after Coltrane and Cannonball Adderley had left the band -- Davis teamed with Canadian arranger Gil Evans for the third time.
  8. May 26,  · As most readers familiar with Miles Davis' music will know, `Sketches of Spain' recorded in was his third and final collaborative project with orchestral arranger Gil Evans/5(45).
  9. Jul 01,  · Sketches of Spain book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5.

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