So What Friday night modal jazz
“So What” is the first track on the 1959 album Kind of Blue by American trumpeter Miles Davis.
Composition by Miles Davis from the album Kind of Blue
August 17, 1959
March 2, 1959
Kind of Blue track listing
“Blue in Green”
It is one of the best known examples of modal jazz, set in the Dorian mode and consisting of 16 bars of D Dorian, followed by eight bars of E♭ Dorian and another eight of D Dorian.
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1 So What
2 Freddie Freeloader
3 Blue in Green
4 All Blues
5 Flamenco Sketches
6″Flamenco Sketches (alternative take)
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