Miles Davis

Sketches of Spain

Pamela Olson's Miles Davis Sketches of Spain
Great music, like great art and like great love, takes a while to get under your skin. Once it's there, it stays there.
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Color Junkie. Raconteur. Pamela Olson is A Marin County Volunteer of the Year. Gardener. Copyright © 2006 . takes a while to get under your skin. and all that is good get better. and Landlord Extraordinaire … aka opinionated.2011 by Pamela Olson All rights reserved. Author. All wrongs revenged. Planet Earth.Great music. Friend. Swimmer. Pamela Olson's Miles Davis Sketches of Spain Great music. it stays there. founding board member North Bay Multimedia Association. May all your storms be weathered. Milky Way. Time Traveler. California USA. Page 2 of 4 . Once it's there. Bon vivant. it stays there. Veteran. Real Estate Authority. Home Designer. Once it's there. in the middle of The American Wine Country. like great art and like great love. like great art and like great love. Savvy mate? A graduate of College of Marin then Sonoma State University. takes a while to get under your skin. Professor.

I am invulnerable. unapologetically romantic array of music. I was just starting Catholic elementary school having first attended the parish nursery school. romantic art and romantic music. So also did Miles Davis. I would arrive home to a house filled with an eclectic. and Taft Jordan. I see no foe. My mother was on a heroic quest and she lived at warp speed towards ecstasy and coolsville. engrossing. However. And they modulate and bend and twist and snake around. lavish and inviting tone poem. it stays there.fm/music/Miles+Davis/Sketches+of+Spain Columbia Records released Sketches of Spain in March 1960 following the 1959 release of the Miles Davis' crystalline perfect Kind of Blue. all due to my Italian born mother. black African scales that you can hear. my mother often quoted Henry David Thoreau. I am related To the earliest times. For her love of romance. That meant Miles Davis learned to play the trumpet during the frenetic 1940's outbreak known as Bebop. like great art and like great love. Louis Mucci." In Sketches of Spain. "name the unnamable and communicate the unknowable." Other musicians on Sketches of Spain are trumpeter's Bernie Glow. died in 1991. It is what Leonard Bernstein was talking about when he said music could. drummer Jimmy Cobb. takes a while to get under your skin. Page 3 of 4 . My Italian mother worked hard at making the smallest gestures become heroic and making pure pleasure her only meaningful measurement." Miles Davis said in his autobiography that "you've got all those Arabic music scales in there.http://www. Once it's there. After school. My passionately romantic mother gave no excuses for her grasping every opportunity to escape the everyday dryness of life. Gil Evans and Miles Davis created a lush. Listening to Sketches of Spain pulls the heart into the vibe of the shadowy and surreal Andalusian panorama. When I hear music. Gil Evans and Miles Davis created in Sketches of Spain one of the most beautifully orchestrated large-ensemble writing in all of jazz and a milestone of studio orchestra jazz. and to the latest. it is an equal praise to Gil Evans and Miles Davis. It was Gil Evans that forced Miles Davis to pare his music down to the essence of only what needed to be said. Miles Davis gets the bulk of the honor for Sketches of Spain. Ernie Royal.last. I fear no danger. It was Gil Evans that wrote "Saeta. Each could only trust their romantic heart. and percussionist Elvin Jones Pamela Olson's Miles Davis Sketches of Spain Great music. Miles Davis was born in 1926.

That requires patience. or one moment from a love affair. Not all music. bring calm to turbulence and visa versa. There are great treasures at the end of that ride.Spend time inside an album such as Sketches of Spain. shred your illusions. magnify reality. and love. Music. Ideas and images are threads running through great albums and great art just like with any great love. That's how music. It's like looking at a friend one day and realizing you're in love with them and have been for a long time. like great art and like great love. Pamela Olson's Miles Davis Sketches of Spain Great music. it stays there. Listen intently for more than the constellations of cool sound do you encounter. The artist and the depth and breadth of the work's creation are revealed. art or friend / lover jumps out leaving a strong first impression. All speak for themselves. but it works. I continue to argue it's worth it. All are a journey. Not exactly what you ordered. Once it's there. exposes vices and vanities. takes a while to get under your skin. Great music. the art or the affair. means you miss the sweep and grandeur of the album. art and love work. and deeper impressions emerge. art and love all can send fantasies into warp drive. unfolds in real time. like great art and like great love. Taking just one song from an album. Page 4 of 4 . As I sit here again listening to Sketches of Spain. it stays there. takes a while to get under your skin. Once it's there. The only way to get to the intent is to take the full ride. Music like any art. or a color from a painting.

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