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The Resource Miles Davis : the definitive biography, by Ian Carr

Miles Davis : the definitive biography, by Ian Carr

Label
Miles Davis : the definitive biography
Title
Miles Davis
Title remainder
the definitive biography
Statement of responsibility
by Ian Carr
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "This revised edition of Ian Carr's classic biography throws new light on Davis' life and career: from the early days in New York with Charlie Parker; to the Birth of Cool; through his drug addiction in the early 1950s and the years of extraordinary achievements (1954-1960), during which he signed with Columbia and collaborated with such unequaled talents as John Coltrane, Bill Evans, Wynton Kelly and Cannonball Adderly. Carr also explores Davis' dark, reclusive period (1975-1980), offering firsthand accounts of his descent into addiction, as well as his dramatic return to life and music."
  • "Carr has talked with the people who knew Miles and his music best including Bill Evans, Joe Zawinul, Keith Jarrett, Jack DeJohnette, and for this edition, updated since Davis' death, he has conducted new interviews with Ron Carter, Max Roach, John Scofield and others."--Jacket
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Carr, Ian
Dewey number
  • 788.9/2165/092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
ML419.D39
LC item number
C35 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • discographies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jazz musicians
  • Davis, Miles
Label
Miles Davis : the definitive biography, by Ian Carr
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 565-577), discography (pages 595-639), and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Miles Dewey Davis III -- Bird land -- The birth of the cool -- Cold turkey -- The first great quintet -- Miles ahead -- The first great sextet -- Porgy and Bess -- Is it jazz? -- After Coltrane -- In and out of the doldrums -- Miles in the sky -- Play what's not there! -- Miles runs the voodoo down -- Jazz into rock will go -- Live-evil -- Manhattan jungle symphony -- The silent years, 1976-1980 -- A tentative new beginning -- Crisis and rebirth -- Honours, insults and changes -- Tutu -- Amandla -- the final chapter -- Postscript -- References -- Bibliography -- Appendix A: musical examples -- Appendix B: notes on repertoire -- Appendix C: Discography -- Index
Control code
41185168
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xii, 658 pages
Isbn
9781560252412
Lccn
99029423
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Miles Davis : the definitive biography, by Ian Carr
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 565-577), discography (pages 595-639), and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Miles Dewey Davis III -- Bird land -- The birth of the cool -- Cold turkey -- The first great quintet -- Miles ahead -- The first great sextet -- Porgy and Bess -- Is it jazz? -- After Coltrane -- In and out of the doldrums -- Miles in the sky -- Play what's not there! -- Miles runs the voodoo down -- Jazz into rock will go -- Live-evil -- Manhattan jungle symphony -- The silent years, 1976-1980 -- A tentative new beginning -- Crisis and rebirth -- Honours, insults and changes -- Tutu -- Amandla -- the final chapter -- Postscript -- References -- Bibliography -- Appendix A: musical examples -- Appendix B: notes on repertoire -- Appendix C: Discography -- Index
Control code
41185168
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xii, 658 pages
Isbn
9781560252412
Lccn
99029423
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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