Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Daily best music in the world: Splash

Slow week. Of course we can't just have a continuous onslaught of new stuff— I don't write just to hear myself bloviate, and I've already put on the blog far more information than I was ever given by my teachers during my entire musical education. There are going to be little troughs.

So let's do what should be our main focus in life anyway, and listen. This has become one of my favorite Miles Davis tracks— meaning, one of my favorite tracks period— Splash, from the album Water Babies. It was recorded at the same time as Filles De Kilimanjaro, but didn't make the cut for any of the albums released at the time. It makes sense, because the tune seems pretty obviously incomplete; it's still a great sketch:

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