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1

album

Kind of Blue

2

released in

1959

3

style

jazz

4

features of modal jazz

laid-back and uncomplicated
solos based on modes
complex, altered chords

5

key

mixolydian mode

6

metre

notated in:
6/4
2/4
4/4

7

structure - introduction

rhythm section

8

structure - head 1

muted trumpet - melody
opening riff
muted trumpet - melody
opening riff

9

structure - solos

trumpet - 4 choruses
piano riff
alto sax - 4 choruses
piano riff
tenor sax - 4 choruses
piano riff
piano - 2 choruses

10

structure - head 2

muted trumpet - melody
opening riff
muted trumpet - melody
opening riff

11

structure - coda

trumpet solo

12

tempo

jazz waltz

13

melody

head melody - 3rd in between, saxes
solos improvised - rhythm section comping

14

instrumentation

jazz band:
frontliners - trumpet, alto sax, tenor sax
rhythm section - piano, bass, drums

15

rhythm

syncopation
swung quavers

16

harmony and tonality

12 bar blues
mode - G major with flattened 7th

17

texture

start - drums, bass, piano
builds as instruments added
homophonic