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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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  • Avatar for MisterJunior
    Not "Cool Jazz" but like every Evans/Davis collaboration, it is great.
  • Avatar for Red_October2
    Любимый альбом у Дэвиса.
  • Avatar for VadiushaKomarov
    rating 10/10
  • Avatar for Klaudijja
    It's music and I like it. [2] And Miles clarified the issue.
  • Avatar for OcellatedGod
    It's music and I like it.
  • Avatar for sakamotocross
    Oh, good morning Mr. Davis. Going...down?
  • Avatar for ColonelTheSlav
    One of few Miles Davis albums that I really just don't like at all.
  • Avatar for NM_chillandill
    Miles does it again
  • Avatar for jamesfmurphy
    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....
  • Avatar for fergalmc
    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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