Miles Davis and Melodic Minimalism

Miles Davis is by far even more economical than Coltrane. Almost like a Japanese parchment painting, where you just take the ink and that’s it, man. It’s there and that’s it. In “Freddie Freeloader”, Miles does something really beautiful. He gives me a melody of 2 notes. See, he’s doing the 12 bar blues. It’s the 12 bar blues. But he does something […]

Electric Jazz Funk – from Traditional Jazz to Rock and Fusion

Electric Jazz Funk has a story to tell – from traditional jazz to rock and jazz fusion. Electric Jazz Funk – from its Origins in Traditional Jazz to Rock Jazz and Fusion Electric Jazz Funk is my favorite music genre because it combines the instrumentation, energy level and overall excitement level (and volume level) of rock music with some of the most advanced […]