Label: Columbia - 474558 4 • Format: Cassette Compilation • Country: France • Genre: Jazz •
It is introduced at the beginning over a sustained chord of these same notes. The following 9 movements of the suite represent the colours Mikkelborg sees in Miles's aura. It was the first time Miles Davis had recorded with a big band for over 20 years.
Aurahowever, is not a conventional big band jazz album. The music is perhaps best categorized as fusion jazz with a strong flavor of modern classical music, as many of the orchestral passages reveal Mikkelborg's inspiration from composers like Olivier Messiaen and Charles Ives. Although the album was recorded at Easy Sound Studios in Copenhagen incontractual issues delayed its release until Aura was well received by music critics.
Allmusic editor Thom Jurek described its music as "an amalgam of classical impressionismEuropean new musicjazzrockelectronicand other genres. With Davis added, soloing in his trademark muted, rounded warmth, the music becomes almost breathtaking. Todd S. If any post- Bitches Brew album by Miles should be considered essential, this is the one.
Pure magic from beginning to end. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Miles Davis. Miles Davis was the first non-classical musician to receive the prize, and was particularly happy to receive the prize when he learned that Igor Stravinsky was one of the earlier recipients.
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