Saturday, June 2, 2012

Kind of Blue: Part 1

1959, the year that changed jazz, was the topic of the past post. This and the next two posts will discuss one of the four albums that changed jazz: Kind of Blue. Why would one album merit three posts? First, it is the biggest selling jazz album ... ever! Second, it was such a game changer that more has been written about it than the other three 1959 albums combined.

Let's start the journey with a video on the making of Kind of Blue:

Here is an even more in-depth look at the making of the album:

Kind of Blue Made in Heaven Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

In the next post, I'll provide an even deeper look at the album.

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