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Old 09-20-2005, 04:43 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Kind of Blue

The question : Is 'Kind of Blue' by Miles Davis the best jazz album ever? If you think not then give me a list of your top 3 albums, or just your favourite!!!
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Old 09-20-2005, 08:37 PM   #2 (permalink)
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No, not in my opinion, but it's up there and I certainly wouldn't argue with someone who thought it was the best jazz album ever. My favorite jazz albums are something like this, although it's a kinda forced list:

1. Miles Davis - Bitches Brew
2. John Coltrane - A Love Supreme
3. The Quintet - Jazz Live at Massey Hall
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Old 09-20-2005, 10:09 PM   #3 (permalink)
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i love a love supreme - probably my favourite album aver, jazz or rock

also keith jarretts koln concert is amazing
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Old 04-20-2007, 05:27 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Its hard to say that its the best, but Kind of Blue is probably one of the best albums to play for a new fan of jazz or non fan. You can play Kind of Blue in a party atmosphere for some great background music or you can crank it up and be blown away by its ingeniousness.
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Old 05-11-2007, 01:42 PM   #5 (permalink)
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It's damn good and definitely up there on the charts. It probably is my all time favorite along with Time Out.
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Old 07-27-2007, 03:13 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Definitely way up there, but calling it the best ever is merely an opinion that can't be proven.
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Old 02-20-2008, 09:21 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Tough qustion that can't ever be answered ! Wes Montgomery, Boss Guitar "Smokin at the Half Note" floors me...
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Old 02-27-2008, 12:15 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Kind of Blue, what a great album, best ever in my uneducated opinion...

Jazz at Massey hall is pretty awesome, certainly a lot of Jazz Giants playing together...

Some of Charles Mingus stuff is awesome too...
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Old 03-06-2008, 04:19 PM   #9 (permalink)
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It is definitely one of the greatest albums around that's based on improv.
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Old 03-07-2008, 04:54 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Hmm. Kind of Blue is great, but it doesnt seem as interesting to me as some other stuff does. My favorite jazz-ish album is Soft Machine's "Third". It just seems more interesting and more fun to listen to in my opinion. Miles Davis is a beast at improv, though.
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