NYU Steinhardt

Music in Contemporary World Cultures: The Miles Davis Aesthetic

  • Course Number: MPAJZ-UE 1608
  • Hours: 15
  • Units: 1
  • Description: A one credit, seven week analysis of the life and times of Miles Davis. The theme of searching & changing will unify the discussion of the five important periods in the career of Miles Davis: Early Miles (bebop); The Cool School of the 50s; Kind of Blue & modal jazz; The 60s quintet & modern jazz; Electric Miles. Video & audio examples will inform the discussion around Miles Davis' autobiography.
  • Old Course Number: E85.1608