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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 1959 and March 1960 – after Coltrane and Cannonball Adderley had left the band – Davis teamed with Canadian arranger Gil Evans for the third time. Davis brought Evans the album's signature piece, "Concierto de Aranjuez," after hearing a classical version of it at bassist Joe Mondragon's house. Evans was… read more

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  • Not "Cool Jazz" but like every Evans/Davis collaboration, it is great.
  • Любимый альбом у Дэвиса.
  • rating 10/10
  • It's music and I like it. [2] And Miles clarified the issue.
  • It's music and I like it.
  • Oh, good morning Mr. Davis. Going...down?
  • One of few Miles Davis albums that I really just don't like at all.
  • Miles does it again
  • would have been much better if done without Gil Evans... i am not a fan of Mr. Evans. He particularly ruined what would have been some really good George Benson albums, and his taint on Sketches Of Spain makes it harder for me to listen to. But listen to it i do....
  • I have to say that as much as I enjoy this, I think Miles Ahead and Porgy and Bess are superior.

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