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1. Give a two-paragraph summation of Miles Davis’s work of the 1960s and 1970s.
2. Give a one-paragraph discourse on the stylistic characteristics of Miles Davis Second Great Quintet of 1964-68.
STAY AWAY FROM WORDS LIKE SMOOTH & SONG
3. Write a two-paragraph summation and analysis of the group’s performance. Be sure to include detail of how this live performance differs from the studio track of “So What” from the album Kind of Blue. USE 5 OF THESE TERMS: melody, harmony and rhythm, improvisation, chord progression, lead sheet, fake book, form, riff, trading fours, jazz standard, syncopation, dissonance
LIVE PERFORMANCE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Yp3WPBMTTE&t=11s
STUDIO TRACK: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ylXk1LBvIqU&t=5s
The study of jazz history is a fairly recent phenomenon in college and university general studies (since the 1960s).
4. Give a short discussion point on the value of college students learning about the history of jazz versus European classical music such as Beethoven symphonies etc.