Miles Davis: Sketches of Spain 12" (new)

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George Avakian, who was in charge of an ethnic music series at Columbia directed by the ethno-musicologist Alan Lomax, especially wanted Gil Evans to work with flamenco because of his knowledge of Spanish composers. In fact, Miles Davis himself had simultaneously discovered Joaquin Rodrigo’s “Concierto De Aranjuez” and flamenco - thanks to both an anthology brought back from Spain by the actress Beverly Bentley and a concert to which Frances Taylor had taken him.
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