Sketches Of Spain (studio album) by Miles Davis
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The best album by Miles Davis is Kind Of Blue which is ranked number 40 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 29,733.
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O clima é extraordinário, a orquestra agrega muito!
Best tracks: Concierto De Aranjuez, Saeta
Worst track: The Pan Piper
Another fantastic release from the legend himself, and one of my personal favourites!
Sketches of Spain is essential Miles Davis and essential jazz in general. I love the orchestral arrangements, it makes the songs sound massive.
Will O' The Wisp
“Only” 5 tracks and 41 minutes in length but feels like it goes much longer which is always the trademark of a classic album
The album's centrepiece is its gorgeous opening track, Joaquin Rodrigo's "Concierto de Aranjuez," originally written for Spanish guitar and orchestra (original scoring can be heard on The Romero's 1967 album for Mercury's Living Presence Series) in B minor with an orchestra arrangement by Gil Evans which is simply beautiful
Favorites: Concierto De Aranjuez, Solea.
A very enjoyable album if you are in the mood for it. Certainly one of Mr. Davis' best. Interesting side note: Grace Slick listened to this album for 24 hours straight for inspiration.
Good album but IMO Miles' most overrated. There are many albums in both genres that do a better job of fusing genres or evoking Spanish themes.
A more classical style than his more famous jazz work. An album to play when I am in the right mood. The first track goes on a bit but creates a lot of mood.
Personally I prefer the jazz work. Bitches Brew is top of the tree for me.
Some great moments but I definitely prefer his more 'jazz/fusion' works i.e. Kind Of Blues, In A Silent Way, Milestones, Bitches Brew.
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