Jazz + Jazz = Bitches Brew

For this weeks fill of jazz, we’re taking it back to the pioneer himself Myles Davis, with his 1970 album Bitches Brew, for many the start of the fusion genre, and a double sided jazz masterpiece.

The year is 1969 and Myles Davis has already cemented himself as one of the all time great jazz musicians in the traditional sense. With the release of Bitches Brew, he broke down the barriers between electronic music, rock and jazz, opening it up to a whole new, younger audience. Experimenting with effects, looping sections of recording and pioneering post-producitom techniques, Bitches Brew led the way for many others, as the Beatles had done before, using the studio as another instrument.

Critically received by many jazz connoisseurs at the time, the album is now considered by many as one of the greatest jazz pieces of all time. If you’re still not convinced, have a listen below… expand your mind maaaan!

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