Miles Davis and John Coltrane – So What

So what is one of my favorites from Miles Davis? I think with John Coltrane, this performance is just superb.

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So What(Bonus Track)
Miles Davis
Al Jourgensen, Paul Barker, William Rieflin, Christopher Connelly
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Clip #4: Miles Davis – So What (Studio Sequence) March 2 1959, Columbia 30th Street Studio, New York NY

So What Friday night modal jazz

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“So What” is the first track on the 1959 album Kind of Blue by American trumpeter Miles Davis.

“So What”
Composition by Miles Davis from the album Kind of Blue
August 17, 1959
March 2, 1959
Miles Davis
Teo Macero
Kind of Blue track listing
“So What”
“Freddie Freeloader”
“Blue in Green”
“All Blues”
“Flamenco Sketches”

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.

This classic performance feautures the composer, Miles Davis trumpet,  John Coltrane Tenor sax and the smoking hot contra bass played by Paul Chambers.

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So What
John Coltrane
Essential Jazz Masters
Miles Davis
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So What (Second Concert) (Live from Konserthuset, Stockholm – Audio)
Miles Davis & John Coltrane

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