Wednesday, February 28, 2007

assignment for thursday, march 1:

read pp. 60 - 75 in nisenson

vocab: introspection, overt, evinced, facetiously, vociferously, ofay, patina, manifesto, eviscerate

discussion questions:
does coltrane's music sound angry? how does his response on page 63 fit his music?

compare Miles Davis' Kind of Blue album with Trane's "Giant Steps" how does Coltrane's playing differ on these two records and why? what were the different approaches? (modal vs. vertical)
tracks from Kind of blue:

tracks from Giant Steps:

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