Kind Of Blue Analysis

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Lao Tzu and Del Close once said, “Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don't resist them - that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like. The world is a slightly better place for having improvisation in it than it was before. There's something about it that says something positive about the human spirit, that a bunch of people can get together and by following a few simple traffic rules can create art and can entertain an audience and can thrill and exalt each other. In the art forms entitled Kind of Blue composed by Miles Davis and Arabian Nights translated by Husain Haddawy, the embodiment of why it is important is to express ideas and thoughts freely is portrayed…show more content…
Upon revelation of his wife’s betrayal (adultery) the king became condescending, cynical, haughty and callous. He thought all women were liars and cheaters, asserting to never fall in love again with pernicious intent, the king vowed to marry a new woman every night, have sex with her and then proceed to have her killed the following morning. Nevertheless, the king neglected his vow when he met Shahrazad and began to hear her stories. Utilizing unconventional resources, Shahrazad gained trust from the king by adamantly distracting him with her words night after night. Over the course of 1,001, she was able to use her skills of improvisation to keep the kings interest, along with her life because of the distraction she presented to the…show more content…
Kind of Blue composed by Miles Davis provides listeners with a precedent on creativity and improvisation in jazz music. The jazz album containing five original songs produced by seven personnel evokes various emotions through the interconnections of the instruments (a trumpet, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, various pianos, a bass and a drum) melodies, notes, chords, rhythm’s, beats and timing intervals. The specific genre of music is known for the utilization of improvisation and creativity, it is something that has always been expected due to it being a custom of its culture. Furthermore, Bill Evans in Improvisation in Jazz states, “Group improvisation is a challenge… Miles conceived these settings only hours before the recording dates and arrived with sketches which indicated to the group what was to be played. Therefore, you will hear something close to pure spontaneity in these performances… although it is not uncommon for a jazz musician to be expected to improvise on new material at a recording session, the character of these pieces represents a particular challenge,” however “the most difficult problem, I think, is beautifully met and solved on this recording.” The improvisation aspect of jazz demands an intense amount of creativity and emotion in the moment, if one musician is not paying attention the whole composition can easily be ruined, but if everyone is alert and attentive then the composition can turn out to be a

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